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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert appears in a news conference over video, left, on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, and during NFL football training camp in August 2020. Herbert showed off his new haircut during his weekly availability on Wednesday that drew more comments and reviews on social media than the few times he has thrown an interception. Herbert shed his shaggy locks for a buzzcut. (AP Photo/Courtesy Los Angeles Chargers, left, and AP Photo, right)

Chargers' Herbert attracts attention for new haircut

Nov. 18, 2020 7:57 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — When Justin Herbert looks back at his rookie season with the Los Angeles Chargers, his biggest mistake might not be any of the interceptions or a fourth-quarter play he would like to have back. It could very well be allowing a strength and conditioning coach to cut his hair....

Los Angeles Chargers tight end Stephen Anderson (82), Miami Dolphins cornerback Jamal Perry (33) and outside linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel (43) go after the football after a punt was blocked, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Chargers frustrated after third straight loss has them 2-7

Nov. 16, 2020 7:42 PM EST

When it comes to the different stages of a bad football team, anger and denial have replaced frustration for the Los Angeles Chargers, who are in the midst of the fourth 2-7 start in franchise history. “I’m just mad because we’re a much better team than 2-7. We're not capitalizing on our...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert reacts after the Chargers' loss to the Las Vegas Raiders in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Herbert exceeding expectations despite Chargers' 2-6 record

Nov. 9, 2020 5:29 PM EST

Justin Herbert has exceeded expectations for the Los Angeles Chargers while the rest of the team has been a disappointment. Herbert is a contender for Offensive Rookie of the Year honors with four 300-yard games and 17 touchdowns in seven starts. Those stats, though, have translated into only one win for the...

Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Melvin Ingram (54) chases down Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Bradley shoulders blame for Chargers' defensive lapses

Nov. 6, 2020 5:28 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — One or two blown leads during a season can be torture for a coaching staff. When it happens four times, very little is pleasant around a team. Such is life this week for Gus Bradley. The Chargers defensive coordinator is feeling as much pressure as coach Anthony Lynn after Los...

Denver Broncos wide receiver K.J. Hamler (13) celebrates his game-tying touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-30. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Lock rallies Broncos to last-second 31-30 win over Chargers

Nov. 1, 2020 10:30 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Rookie receiver KJ Hamler couldn't have envisioned a better time for his first career touchdown reception. His 1-yard catch while tumbling out of bounds with no time left Sunday gave the Denver Broncos a stunning 31-30 win over the hard-luck Los Angeles Chargers. “I don’t...

Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Uchenna Nwosu (42) celebrates a stop in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Chargers' defense looks to get back on track vs. Jaguars

Oct. 23, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

Gus Bradley has tried to be more aggressive in his strategy as Los Angeles Chargers defensive coordinator, but it has come at a cost. Injuries and coverage breakdowns have led to the Chargers becoming the first team in 17 years to blow 17-point leads in consecutive games. The second-half collapses and four-game...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) lunges into the end zone for a touchdown over Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Jeremy Chinn (21) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Chargers place Austin Ekeler on IR with hamstring injury

Oct. 9, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Chargers placed running back Austin Ekeler on injured reserve Friday, making him the seventh Los Angeles starter to go on IR this season. Ekeler was injured during the first quarter of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. He led the AFC with 378 scrimmage yards after the first...

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) runs for a touchdown past Carolina Panthers free safety Tre Boston (33) and outside linebacker Jeremy Chinn (21) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Chargers' Ekeler out at least 3 games with hamstring injury

Oct. 5, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Add Austin Ekeler's name to the long list of Los Angeles Chargers standout players who are sidelined because of an injury. The Chargers running back will be out for at least the next three games because of a hamstring injury he suffered during Sunday's 38-31 loss to the Tampa Bay...

Defensive back Desmond King, left,  of the Los Angeles Chargers intercepts a pass intended for wide receiver Mecole Hardman, right, of the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of an NFL football game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Kansas City Chiefs won 23-20 in overtime. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Lack of turnovers remains a concern for Chargers' defense

Oct. 1, 2020 8:15 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn said at the end of last season that generating turnovers would be a major point of emphasis for the Los Angeles Chargers this year. So far, it hasn't materialized the way their coach thought it would. Los Angeles goes into Sunday's game at Tampa Bay without a takeaway in the past two games and only...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans, right, celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

When Buccaneers near the goal line, Brady looks for Evans

Oct. 1, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Arians doesn’t blame Tom Brady for looking for Mike Evans when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close to the goal line. The 67-year-old coach jokes that even he could get the job done with one of the NFL’s best receivers at his disposal from inside the 20-yard line....