Latest Anthony Lynn News

Chargers' Herbert gets 2nd start vs. winless Panthers

Sep. 24, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

CAROLINA (0-2) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chargers by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Panthers 0-2; Chargers 2-0 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 5-1 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Chargers 28-16 on Dec. 11, 2016, at Carolina LAST WEEK - Panthers lost to Buccaneers 31-17; Chargers...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

AP Source: Chargers' team doctor punctured Taylor's lung

Sep. 23, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday's game because a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung, according to a person familiar with the case. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because of medical restriction...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert celebrates after throwing his first career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Chargers' Lynn stands behind Taylor despite Herbert's debut

Sep. 21, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn did a good job throughout the offseason and training camp of installing Tyrod Taylor as the Los Angeles Chargers' starting quarterback — even after Justin Herbert was taken with the sixth overall pick in April's draft. But after Herbert came on as a last-minute starter and threw for 311 yards...

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker (7) hits the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. Kansas City won 23-20. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut

Sep. 20, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Butker wasn't nervous about his third attempt to kick a game-winning field goal in overtime for the Kansas City Chiefs. After a false start and Los Angeles Chargers timeout, Butker was determined to end it. Butker connected from 58 yards with 1:55 remaining in overtime to...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert celebrates after throwing his first career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Chargers QB Herbert answers late call with strong NFL debut

Sep. 20, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn didn't find out his starting quarterback was injured until right after the coin toss. So about 10 seconds before the opening kickoff, the Los Angeles Chargers coach found Justin Herbert on the sideline and told the 22-year-old rookie he was taking over for Tyrod Taylor...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) directs a teammate in the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Chiefs look to spoil Chargers inaugural game at SoFi Stadium

Sep. 17, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' long wait for a shiny new home ends on Sunday when they play their first game in SoFi Stadium. Their first guest though could dampen the housewarming. The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs have won 11 of the past 12 in the series and have...

Chargers make SoFi Stadium debut vs. defending champion KC

Sep. 17, 2020 9:37 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY (1-0) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chiefs 1-0; Chargers 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 63-56-1 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Chargers 31-21 on Dec. 29 at Kansas City LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Texans 34-20; Chargers beat Bengals...

Los Angeles Chargers' Mike Williams (81) tries to make a catch against Cincinnati Bengals' William Jackson (22) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. The pass was incomplete. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Chargers' Williams looks to continue as big-play receiver

Sep. 16, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Williams is soft-spoken during interviews, but his knack for making flashy plays has made him one of the top deep threats in the NFL. The Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver leads the league in receptions over 35 yards since the start of last season. Williams has 11 receptions...

Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Drue Tranquill (49) is carted off the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Chargers place Tranquill on injured reserve, promote Bilal

Sep. 15, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Drue Tranquill was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Chargers on Tuesday. The second-year linebacker broke his left ankle during the first quarter of last Sunday's 16-13 victory at Cincinnati. Asmar Bidal was promoted from the practice squad to fill Tranquill's roster...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Joshua Kelley (27) celebrates with Virgil Green (88) after Kelley rushed for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Chargers offense balanced, but needs to be more productive

Sep. 14, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn stressed throughout training camp that he wanted the Los Angeles Chargers offense to be balanced. The statistics show they accomplished that in Sunday's 16-13 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, but the execution was far from desired. The Chargers ran the ball on 54.9% of their plays, which is the...