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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Chargers special teams coach George Stewart watches players during the NFL football team's joint practice with the New Orleans Saints in Costa Mesa, Calif. The Los Angeles Chargers have demoted special teams coordinator George Stewart, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The move comes after a series of breakdowns on special teams nearly cost the Chargers (3-7) against the New York Jets on Sunday. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

Chargers demote special teams coordinator George Stewart

Nov. 25, 2020 3:25 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have demoted special teams coordinator George Stewart. Assistant special teams coach Keith Burns and senior coaching assistant Chris Caminiti will take over, coach Anthony Lynn said Wednesday. The move comes after a series of breakdowns on special teams...

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen, left, is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Harvey Langi during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )

Chargers still learning how to put teams away in second half

Nov. 23, 2020 7:45 PM EST

The Los Angeles Chargers proved on Sunday that they can finally hang on to a lead. The next step is making sure opponents don't make it too close at the end. Los Angeles had a 31-13 lead midway through the third quarter against the Jets before New York was able to rally a bit. They were within one score at 34-26...

New York Jets linebacker Neville Hewitt, bottom, pulls on the jersey of Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen after a catch by Allen during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Allen, Herbert propel Chargers to 34-28 victory over Jets

Nov. 22, 2020 9:42 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — It hasn't taken long for Justin Herbert and Keenan Allen to become one of the more lethal quarterback-receiver duos in the NFL. After Sunday, they can also add record setting. Allen set a Chargers franchise mark with 16 receptions and Herbert became the first rookie quarterback...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) stands on the sidelines, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Winless Jets, reeling Chargers searching for any momentum

Nov. 19, 2020 6:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Bosa remembers the last time the Los Angeles Chargers faced a winless team this far into a season. He's hoping history doesn't repeat itself Sunday when they host the winless New York Jets in a midseason matchup of struggling squads. The Jets are the 27th team since the merger to go...

Winless Jets look to snap 3-game losing streak to Chargers

Nov. 19, 2020 10:10 AM EST

NEW YORK JETS (0-9) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (2-7) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chargers by 10 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jets 2-7; Chargers 5-4 SERIES RECORD - Chargers lead 22-14-1 LAST MEETING - Chargers beat Jets 14-7, Dec. 27, 2017, at East Rutherford, New Jersey LAST WEEK - Jets had bye, lost to...

Miami Dolphins defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (91) walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. Ogbah is leading the charge for the Miami Dolphins’ defense. He has become a playmaker for a disruptive unit that ranks second in the NFL in takeaways per game and fourth in points allowed. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ogbah's breakout season helps Dolphins join playoff race

Nov. 18, 2020 2:23 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Emmanuel Ogbah is leading the charge for the Miami Dolphins’ disruptive defense, motivated by a desire to stay put. “I’ve been around,” Ogbah said with a chuckle. “I’ve been on three teams in five years. I’m tired of moving.” A breakout...

Miami Dolphins defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (91) and his teammates celebrate after a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Dolphins are in the hunt for first division title since 2008

Nov. 16, 2020 2:54 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' relentless defense keeps coming, and even the Buffalo Bills are feeling the heat. Miami has blitzed its way to five consecutive victories to cut Buffalo's lead atop the AFC East to one-half game. The Dolphins are 6-3, their best nine-game record since 2001, and have already...

Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel (43) blocks a punt by Los Angeles Chargers punter Ty Long (1), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Special teams mistakes costly as Chargers lose to Dolphins

Nov. 15, 2020 9:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers found a way to shake their habit of losing games decided on the final play. On Sunday, they dug a big hole early and never recovered. The culprit was special teams. Two mistakes in the kicking game in the first quarter proved critical as the Chargers lost to the Miami...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) is under pressure by Miami Dolphins defensive back Nik Needham (40) and defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (91) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Dolphins earn 5th straight win by beating Chargers 29-21

Nov. 15, 2020 8:41 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The battle of young quarterbacks was decided by special teams and the Miami Dolphins’ blitz-happy defense. Tua Tagovailoa had help from a less-heralded rookie while Justin Herbert struggled against a relentless pass rush, and the surprising Dolphins earned their fifth...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) gets instruction from quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton during an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. The most recognizable trend in hiring NFL head coaches has been to target young, innovative offensive teachers with a track record of developing quarterbacks. (AP Photo/Peter Joneleit)

Few minorities get chance at NFL stepping-stone QB coach job

Nov. 13, 2020 6:33 PM EST

The scouting report on Justin Herbert when he entered the draft out of Oregon was he had the tools to succeed as an NFL quarterback but would need some time to become more refined with the intricacies of the position. Thrust into the starting role far earlier than expected because of an injury to Los Angeles...