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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess (17) runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind. The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Devin Funchess as he tries to bounce back from an injury-shortened 2019 season. Funchess played for the Indianapolis Colts last year but went on injured reserve after breaking his collarbone in a season-opening 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Packers sign former Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess

Apr. 2, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Devin Funchess as he tries to bounce back from an injury-shortened 2019 season. Funchess played for the Indianapolis Colts last year but went on injured reserve after breaking his collarbone in a season-opening 30-24 overtime loss to...

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Coach Lynn: Chargers QB Taylor 'in driver's seat'

Apr. 1, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn has expressed plenty of confidence in Tyrod Taylor if he ends up becoming the quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers, but there are a lot of questions that still need to be answered between now and the start of the season. The Chargers coach said during a conference call Wednesday that Taylor has...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris (25) takes part in drills during an NFL football training camp session in Englewood, Colo. Veteran cornerback HarrisĀ is about to test unfettered free agency for the first time in his nearly decade-long career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Familiarity helped Harris Jr., Bulaga choose Chargers

Mar. 31, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

Chris Harris Jr. and Bryan Bulaga will be playing on different sides of the ball for the Los Angeles Chargers, but both cited a familiar trait about why they decided to sign with the team early in free agency — familiarity. Both players will be reuniting with their former position coaches. Defensive backs...

In this Sept. 5, 2019 file photo Green Bay Packers offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga sits on the bench during an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. By adding linebacker Christian Kirksey and offensive tackle Rick Wagner this week, the Packers signaled that they would be moving forward without two key veterans. That became apparent when longtime right tackle Bryan Bulaga agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Chargers. The Packers confirmed reports of his departure Wednesday, March 18, 2020 on the opening day of free agency. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, file)

Bulaga disappointed many players didn't vote in CBA election

Mar. 31, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

New Chargers tackle Bryan Bulaga voices his disappointment Tuesday over how many fellow players decided not to vote on the new labor agreement with the NFL. The CBA was approved by only a 60-vote margin (1,019 to 959) with nearly 22% of the eligible players electing not to cast a ballot. “I’m very...

Chargers announce Bulaga, Harris, Joseph and Vigil deals

Mar. 30, 2020 7:37 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Chargers confirmed Monday that they have agreed to terms with offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga, cornerback Chris Harris Jr., defensive tackle Linval Joseph and linebacker Nick Vigil. The deals with Bulaga, Harris and Joseph were reached nearly two weeks ago, but filing the necessary paperwork has...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Darius Jennings (15) warms up before the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. Jennings has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. The team announced the move on Monday, March 30, 2020. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Chargers sign kick returner/wide receiver Darius Jennings

Mar. 30, 2020 2:47 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Darius Jennings has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, the team said Monday. Jennings spent the past two seasons with the Tennessee Titans, and has been utilized more as a returner than wide receiver. He led the league in kick return average in 2018 (31.7 yards) and...

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question at his post-game news conference after the Patriots lost to the Tennessee Titans in an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Foxborough, Mass. Brady said on social media, Friday, March 20, 2020, he has signed with with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Crystal ball: Projecting the upcoming NFL schedule

Mar. 28, 2020 1:42 AM EDT

Besides the draft, the other big event on April's NFL calendar is the release of the regular-season schedule. Teams have known their opponents since late December, but Howard Katz and his scheduling department continue to parse through over 50,000 scenarios pumped out by nearly 1,500 computers across the world....

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (25) runs past Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Anthony Hitchens (53) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. The Denver Broncos continued an impressive offseason haul Friday, March 20, 2020, by agreeing to a two-year deal with former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

Melvin Gordon using lessons of holdout as motivation in 2020

Mar. 27, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Melvin Gordon's futile holdout last season holds many a lesson for the sixth-year running back, including the realization that the former Chargers star still has plenty of doubters despite scoring 49 touchdowns in college and 47 more in the NFL. "I'm coming in hungry, ready to work,...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt, right, and Los Angeles Chargers fullback Derek Watt pose after exchanging jerseys after an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Derek Watt couldn't pass up the opportunity to play with his younger brother T.J. It's the main reason the fullback agreed to a three-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.(AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

Watt eager for fresh start, family reunion in Pittsburgh

Mar. 26, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Turns out, Derek Watt's reunion with younger brother T.J. has its limits. Like say, sharing a roof for the first time since college. “I know (T.J.) doesn’t want that,” Derek Watt said with a laugh on Thursday, about a week after agreeing to join T.J. on the Pittsburgh...

Buffalo Bills AFL star linebacker Mike Stratton dies at 78

Mar. 25, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Mike Stratton, who was a key member of the franchise’s American Football League championship teams in the mid-1960s, has died. He was 78. The Bills announced Stratton died Wednesday because of heart complications stemming from a recent fall. Stratton was living in his...