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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy watches during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Oakland, Calif. The Dallas Cowboys didn't take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett. McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the home of the Cowboys nine years ago as Green Bay's coach, has agreed to become the ninth coach in team history, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the move. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Head coaching hires ranging from experienced to newcomers

Jan. 7, 2020 5:55 PM EST

The Cowboys and Redskins went the experience route in their head coaching searches. The Giants and Panthers apparently are comfortable with newcomers to the job. Dallas replaced Jason Garrett with a Super Bowl winner, Mike McCarthy, who was as successful in Green Bay as anyone this side of Vince Lombardi....

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts at a news conference following an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chargers, Rivers at crossroads after disappointing season

Dec. 30, 2019 6:50 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers go into the offseason at a crossroads. Not only are they moving into a new stadium but they have to confront who will be their quarterback not only for next season but beyond. Philip Rivers was at the team complex on Monday as teammates cleared out their...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts at a news conference following an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Rivers reflects on potential end of 16 seasons with Chargers

Dec. 29, 2019 6:12 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — If the final pass that Philip Rivers threw for the Los Angeles Chargers occurred Sunday, it certainly was a fitting one. After he was dragged all over the field by the Kansas City Chiefs, the veteran quarterback heaved a no-hope throw over the middle in a game essentially over....

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs top Bolts 31-21 to earn No. 2 seed, first-round bye

Dec. 29, 2019 5:57 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes kept scrounging around the Kansas City sideline for a score update from New England, and all the Chiefs quarterback learned was that Tom Brady had thrown a touchdown pass and an interception against Miami. That news blackout was by design. Andy Reid didn't want...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is tackled by Oakland Raiders inside linebacker Will Compton during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Chargers running back Ekeler looking to join elite company

Dec. 27, 2019 8:36 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' playoff hopes were dashed weeks ago. Austin Ekeler still has plenty to play in the finale Sunday at Kansas City. Ekeler needs 50 yards to become at least the fourth running back since the NFL-AFL merger to have 1,000 receiving yards in a season. He leads...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates his 12-yard touchdown run with running back Spencer Ware in the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Chiefs face Chargers with eye on Dolphins-Patriots outcome

Dec. 26, 2019 4:47 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The thousands of fans who pack into Arrowhead Stadium to see the Kansas City Chiefs play the Los Angeles Chargers in their regular-season finale Sunday will likely have one eye on the game and one eye on their phones. At the same time, the New England Patriots will be playing the...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is tackled by Oakland Raiders linebacker Nicholas Morrow during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Slow starts have plagued Chargers during disappointing year

Dec. 23, 2019 6:40 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Playing complementary football has eluded the Los Angeles Chargers for most of the season. Their 24-17 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday followed a familiar theme: The offense gets off to a slow start and by the time it gets into a rhythm, the defense can’t make a stop....

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr scores against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Raiders keep playoff hopes alive with victory over Chargers

Dec. 22, 2019 9:45 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders will go into the final week of the season still having a chance for the playoffs after Sunday's 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers snapped a four-game losing streak. Oakland (7-8) still has a chance after losses by Pittsburgh, Tennessee and...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon looks on from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Chargers say goodbye to temporary home by hosting Raiders

Dec. 19, 2019 5:41 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will bid farewell to their temporary home of three seasons on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Don’t expect much fanfare as both teams go into the final two weeks of the season looking ahead to next year. The 27,000-seat facility used mainly for...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Rivers acknowledges uncertainty going into home finale

Dec. 18, 2019 6:02 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers will make his 112th home start on Sunday for the Los Angeles Chargers. Whether it will be his final one wearing powder blue remains to be seen. Rivers' future with the franchise he has spent all 16 seasons with has generated more conversation after the Chargers (5-9)...