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2019 NFL Draft: What time is the draft? Pick order, TV and radio information

Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa and Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray are among the 23 prospects expected to attend the 2019 NFL draft in Nashville, Tennessee. HOW TO WATCH INFORMATION When: Round 1: Thursday, April 25 at 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET) Round 2-3: Friday, April 26 at 4 p.m. PT (7 p.m. ET) Round 4-7: Saturday, April 27 at 9 a.m. PT (Noon ET) TV: NFL Network | ABC | ESPN | ESPN Deportes Radio: Westwood One Radio | SiriusXM NFL Radio | TuneIn Radio | ESPN Radio Live stream: NFL app ...
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Chargers 2019 schedule includes four games in prime time

After a surprising six-game winning streak, the Chargers added two prime-time games to their 2018 schedule. All three were played in December, including the come-from-behind Sunday night win in Pittsburgh and the walk-off 2-point conversion on a Thursday night in Kansas City. With the Chargers delivering two of the most memorable games in 2018, the NFL apparently wanted more of them under the lights. The Chargers received four prime-time games on Wednesday when the league announced the full 2019...
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Chargers to wear popular powder blue uniform for 2019 home games

The Chargers aren’t considering a name change as a way to lure more fans in Los Angeles, but they did announce a different change Tuesday, one many fans have been clamoring for. The Chargers made a splash after revealing that their popular powder blue uniforms will serve as the team’s primary home uniform in 2019. The team will also sport a gold-colored facemask. “The sweeeeeeetest uniform in the NFL,” wide receiver Keenan Allen told the Chargers’ website. “Those powder blues, they special. That...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Philip Rivers, Keenan Allen, Allen, Los Angeles Chargers, AAF, Anthony Lynn, Casey Hayward, Denzel Perryman, Y7LP8YloWG Los Angeles Chargers, Travis Benjamin Chargers


Report: WR Travis Benjamin, Chargers agree to 1-year extension

Travis Benjamin’s roster spot is reportedly safe for 2019. The speedy wideout and the Chargers agreed to a one-year extension that runs through the 2020 season, ESPN’s Field Yates reported Tuesday. The new deal will benefit both sides, according to Yates. Benjamin will get a $3 million signing bonus, but his base salary for 2019 drops from $5.25 million to $1 million, which will create $2.75 million in cap space for the Chargers. By making this accommodation, Benjamin’s 2019 roster spot is secur...
Tags: Sports, Oakland Raiders, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Espn, Philip Rivers, Benjamin, Los-angeles-chargers, AAF, Spotrac, Travis Benjamin, Tyrell Williams, Field Yates, Denzel Perryman


Denzel Perryman present, Philip Rivers absent for Chargers’ offseason workout

COSTA MESA — Denzel Perryman didn’t want the brace around his left knee to diminish his achievement. He was there Monday running with his teammates for the start of the Chargers’ offseason program. Players weren’t required to attend, but Perryman shouted as if he wanted someone to take roll. The recently re-signed linebacker pointed to his brace and made it known to the reporters watching he was present. Perryman wasn’t supposed to be there. He’s only five months removed since undergoing knee su...
Tags: Florida, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Chargers, New England Patriots, Philip Rivers, Rivers, Easter, James, Henry, Lynn, Los Angeles Chargers, Costa Mesa


Chargers free-agency review: Tracking arrivals and departures

A month removed since the start of NFL free agency, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn doesn’t believe his team improved from the one that won 12 games and advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs. “I don’t think you can say right now this team is better than at the end of the last season,” Lynn said last month at the annual NFL meetings. “The 2018 season is entirely different than the upcoming year.” As Lynn pointed out, every season is different. Players improve, players decline. Injuries and...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Chargers, Philip Rivers, Taylor, Antonio Gates, Gates, Phillips, Cardinals, Lynn, Los Angeles Chargers, Thomas Davis, AAF


Kartje: NFL mock draft 2.0 has Rams and Chargers going with defense

Draft season comes at you fast. Less than month since our first mock draft dropped, the entire landscape has pretty much changed. But with free agency now behind us, a blurry draft picture is finally starting to come into focus. Now, as the team-to-team smokescreens settle in four weeks out from the draft, it’s time for our second mock of the offseason ….  1. ARIZONA CARDINALS: Kyler Murray, QB, OklahomaPrevious mock: Nick Bosa, Ohio State What was once a gossipy draft pipe dream now seems like ...
Tags: Florida, England, New York, Mississippi, Washington, Sports, Alabama, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, NFL, Mark Ingram, Raiders, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta


Aaron Donald, Philip Rivers, Chloe Kim among those honored at L.A. Sports Awards

BEVERLY HILLS — Athletes, coaches, executives and the 10 best moments from 2018 took center stage during the 14th annual L.A. Sports Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Monday. Produced by the Los Angeles Sports Council, the commemoration (televised on Fox Sports Prime Ticket at a date to be determined) promoted the city’s sporting prominence. “Is this the best sports town in the world right now?” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asked the city’s sports establishment. “We have almost a dozen professi...
Tags: Angels, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Chargers, New England Patriots, Philip Rivers, Kim, Kansas City Chiefs, Afc, Eric Garcetti, Donald, Lafc


Chargers GM Tom Telesco signs extension, aims for balance during free agency

The Chargers didn’t splurge during the first week of free agency, and that has some fans frustrated. On Friday, Chargers general manager Tom Telesco preached patience and understanding. The team opened free agency ranked below the league average in cap space, and have a handful of star players due for an extension. Telesco is attempting to balance the now with the future – a future he’ll be a part of. Telesco signed a multi-year contract extension after the 2018 season, the team confirmed Saturd...
Tags: Sports, Oakland Raiders, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, Melvin Gordon, Philip Rivers, Phillips, Los-angeles-chargers, Thomas Davis, Tom Telesco, Anthony Lynn, Tyrod Taylor, Spotrac, Joey Bosa


Thomas Davis and Tyrod Taylor had to rethink plans before joining Chargers

COSTA MESA — Thomas Davis was next to his wife, Kelly, when the Chargers’ contract offer came in. The three-time Pro Bowler promptly told her he was going to accept. “Wait, wait, wait,” Davis recalled his wife saying. This was not what Davis wanted before free agency opened, but there he was Friday, more than 2,000 miles away from home, with a new NFL team logo behind him as a backdrop. A few feet away from Davis at the podium sat Tyrod Taylor, sporting a mustard-colored suit. He, too, changed i...
Tags: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Georgia, Sport, Dolphins, Soccer, Davis, Chargers, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, Philip Rivers, Taylor, Carolina Panthers, Joe Flacco, South


Chargers sign QB Tyrod Taylor to 2-year deal

Tyrod Taylor plans to sign with the Chargers to back up Philip Rivers at quarterback.
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Chargers to sign QB Tyrod Taylor, source says

Tyrod Taylor plans to sign with the Chargers to back up Philip Rivers at quarterback.
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Report: Chargers add Tyrod Taylor to back up Philip Rivers

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn will rely on a former starting quarterback to back up his current one. The Chargers agreed to a two-year deal with quarterback Tyrod Taylor, the NFL Network reported Wednesday. The move can’t be made official until 1 p.m. By adding Taylor, the Chargers land one of the best available quarterbacks to back up Philip Rivers. The NFL Network reported Taylor, 29, had interest in joining the Miami Dolphins to compete for the starting job. While we all talked about a possibl...
Tags: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Sport, Dolphins, Soccer, Chargers, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, Philip Rivers, Taylor, NFL Network, Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens, Lynn, Los-angeles-chargers


Kartje: Josh Rosen can still be a franchise quarterback in the NFL

Barring some elaborate Pro Day measurement conspiracy involving padded cleats and a juiced measuring tape or the invasion of an invisible army of anonymous scouts, hell-bent on inflaming further fabricated controversies, it appears that 5-foot-10 Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray will be the top pick in this year’s NFL draft. This is great for Murray, who chose a future in football over baseball this offseason, and for the Cardinals, who can sell hope for the future with Murray under center. It’...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Gm, Chargers, Philip Rivers, Oklahoma, Ohio State, New England, Ucla, Murray, Nbc Sports, Texas Tech, Cardinals


Chargers' search for Philip Rivers' successor starts at NFL combine

Philip Rivers, at age 37, had one of his best seasons in 2018, but the Chargers must plan for the future at some point.
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Super Bowl prop bets could pay off nicely for gamblers and the IRS

Will youthful enthusiasm prevail over old age and treachery? That's one of the things, although not in exactly those words, that you can bet on in connection with Super Bowl LIII. (Photo courtesy NFL.com) Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay, at right in the above photo, turned 33 last month. He's the youngest coach to take a team to a Super Bowl. Across the field (and at left above) will be Bill Belichick, a veteran of National Football League championship games as the New England Patr...
Tags: Taxes, Supreme Court, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Los Angeles, Katy Perry, Cbs, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, National Football League, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, Tony Romo, Adam Levine, Irs


Rams Q&A with Rich Hammond: Which unexpected player will step up in Super Bowl LIII?

In the prelude to Super Bowl LIII between the Rams and the New England Patriots, SCNG beat reporter Rich Hammond answered reader’s questions Friday on his Twitter account. Here are some of the questions and answers.  (Some questions might be edited for clarity.) Q: Two back set for the Super Bowl? Todd Gurley and CJ Anderson? – @RSince76 A: No, don’t see that happening. Two tight ends would be more likely. Patriots are really good at stopping up-the-gut runs, which is CJ’s strength. This is Gurl...
Tags: La, Sports, NFL, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Nba, New Orleans, Dallas, New England Patriots, Todd Gurley, Philip Rivers, Anderson, Gurley, Donald, Brady


Whicker: James Develin is a Patriot who batters like a ram

ATLANTA — He got his mechanical engineering degree from Brown. “I wanted something to put in my back pocket,” James Develin explained. He rarely lands on it. Develin lined up interviews with several firms. He never followed up. He would only try football, even though he was a 6-foot-3, 255-pound Ivy League defensive lineman, and thus fairly unemployable. His front pocket would not overflow with money, not when it took him to the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz for five games in the Arena Football Leagu...
Tags: Europe, Sports, NFL, San Francisco, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Ivy League, Philip Rivers, Rudy, New England, Gillette, Cincinnati, Brown


Emotional Philip Rivers thanks San Diego for its support

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philip Rivers simply wanted to say thanks to San Diego for the way it supported him during his first 13 seasons in the NFL. He knew it wouldn’t be as easy as he still makes it look on the field on Sunday afternoons as quarterback of the Los Angeles Chargers. Understanding […]
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Chargers to face Kansas City Chiefs in Mexico City

Eight days after back-to-back East Coast playoff games to cap off a well-traveled season, the Chargers were informed of their next lengthy road trip. The NFL announced Monday the 2019 international schedule that features an all-AFC West clash between the Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs in Mexico City at Estadio Azteca. The date and time will be announced in the spring when the league releases its full 2019 schedule. “We’re honored to represent the NFL internationally for the second time in as ma...
Tags: London, Mexico, La, Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wembley Stadium, Mexico City, Chargers, Philip Rivers, Kansas City Chiefs, East Coast, Tennessee Titans, Chiefs


Pats’ Flowers, Brown fined $20K by NFL for hits vs. Chargers

NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots teammates Trey Flowers and Trent Brown have each been fined $20,054 by the NFL for illegal hits in the Patriots’ divisional-round win last Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Flowers’ fine was for a low hit on quarterback Philip Rivers that resulted in a penalty for roughing the […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, NFL, Ap, Chargers, New England Patriots, Philip Rivers, Trey Flowers, Trent Brown, Los Angeles Chargers Flowers


Trey Flowers, Trent Brown hit with $20K fines from Patriots-Chargers

Trey Flowers, Trent Brown hit with $20K fines from Patriots-Chargers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Two New England Patriots players are traveling to Kansas City with lighter wallets. The NFL has fined edge defender Trey Flowers and offensive tackle Trent Brown $20,054 each for their acts of aggression in last weekend's AFC Divisional Round game against the Los Angeles Chargers, according to The Boston Globe's Ben Volin. CURRAN'S HARD TRUTHS: Previewing Patriots-Chiefs...
Tags: News, NFL, Chargers, New England Patriots, Philip Rivers, Kansas City, Flowers, Los Angeles Chargers, The Boston Globe, Ben Volin, Trey Flowers, Trent Brown, Trey Flowers Trent Brown


Chargers GM Tom Telesco will pause before making tough roster decisions

COSTA MESA — Chargers general manager Tom Telesco couldn’t provide concrete answers Thursday regarding the team’s 2019 roster during his annual end-of-season news conference. The Chargers have 20 pending free agents and a handful of players with one year left on their contracts heading into the offseason. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. “I need some space from the last game until we start making big decisions,” Teles...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Gm, Chargers, Indianapolis Colts, Philip Rivers, Rivers, Keenan Allen, Gates, New England, Phillips, Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers, Costa Mesa


Chargers GM Telesco has no timetable on Rivers deal

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers just concluded his 15th season with the Los Angeles Chargers but the quarterback’s future beyond 2019 is one of many areas that general manager Tom Telesco will have to address during the offseason. Telesco reiterated during his season-ending news conference Thursday that Rivers isn’t going anywhere but didn’t […]
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GM Telesco reiterates Rivers a Charger for life

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has said he wants to play at least a few more seasons and that's fine by general manager Tom Telesco, who said Thursday that the team wants to begin conversations on a new contract with Rivers.
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What comes next after drama-filled 2018 season for Chargers?

Keenan Allen stalled as he slowly put on his “Slayer” merchandise. The Chargers’ wide receiver began to promote his clothing line by showing a gray beanie to the horde of media surrounding his locker. Allen was selling, but maybe he was buying time. Allen was still in shock and not prepared to provide answers for an embarrassing 41-28 loss to the New England Patriots Sunday that ended the Chargers’ season with a thud. Time was up. Allen put on the beanie and faced the music. Sign up for Home Tu...
Tags: London, Sports, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Wembley Stadium, Tennessee, Chargers, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, Nfc


Chargers QB Philip Rivers to miss Pro Bowl with ankle injury

Quarterback Philip Rivers will not play in the Pro Bowl because of an ankle injury, a Chargers official told the Southern California News Group on Tuesday. Rivers was replaced on the AFC roster by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Rivers injured his ankle in the second half of the Chargers’ 41-28 playoff loss to the New England Patriots last week at Gillette Stadium. The injury is perceived as not serious and more of a safety precaution. Many veterans tend to skip the annual all-star game for rest ...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Philip Rivers, Rivers, Orlando, Gillette, Alexander, Colts, Los Angeles Chargers, Southern California News Group, Camping World Stadium


Daddy’s Hangout NFL 2019 Conference Championships Prediction

We’re down to the Final Four of the NFL. In the AFC, we have the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the defending conference champs, New England Patriots. While in the NFC, we have the New Orleans Saints hosting the Los Angeles Rams. My picks from last week had me guessing three out of the four teams correctly. My only blemish was thinking the Chargers would go to Foxboro and upset the Patriots. As we saw, New England dominated the game from the beginning. Tom Brady was as efficient as ever throwing f...
Tags: England, Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Los Angeles, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans, Jazz, Chargers, Dallas, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Sammy Watkins, Todd Gurley, Philadelphia, Philip Rivers


Philip Rivers was looking for flags "every other play," says Dont'a Hightower

Philip Rivers was looking for flags "every other play," says Dont'a Hightower originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers wasn't the main reason why his team got trounced by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Divisional Round playoff game at Gillette Stadium, but his lackluster performance in the 41-28 loss certainly was a factor. Rivers was ineffective most of the game, especially in the first half when the Pats jumped out to a ...
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Injuries, travel fatigue catch up to Chargers in flat defeat to Patriots

COSTA MESA — Chargers coach Anthony Lynn watched film from the team’s 41-28 blowout loss to the New England Patriots on the long flight back home Sunday night. With the season over, Lynn could have chosen another time to evaluate the many mistakes his players committed in the divisional-round playoff game at Gillette Stadium. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. The Chargers were flying across the country for the second c...
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