LA Chargers Season Recap: Chargers Hope To Tackle Playoffs In 2018Tied with four other AFC teams with 9-7 records, the Chargers missed out on their first visit to the playoffs since 2013. Despite a pair of those 9-7 clubs getting playoff berths (Tennessee, Buffalo), Los Angeles was left on the outside looking in.
Raiders Still Beloved In LA, But Chargers Have Playoff HopesMany Angelenos believe the Raiders are still this sprawling city's most popular NFL team, nearly a quarter-century after they left LA. For the first time in 23 years, the Raiders are back in Hollywood on Sunday. Or at least Carson.
Chargers Team Headlines: Can Chargers Clinch Playoff Spot On Final Day Of Regular Season?First, the Bolts need some help along the way, notably Tennessee losing its home game earlier in the day this Sunday against AFC South leader Jacksonville. Should that happen, all the Chargers need for their first playoff visit since 2013 is a win later in the afternoon at home against the hated Oakland Raiders.
Chargers Stay In AFC Playoff Mix With 14-7 Win Over JetsPhilip Rivers threw a touchdown pass to Antonio Gates, Melvin Gordon ran for a score, and the Los Angeles Chargers stayed alive in the AFC playoff race with a 14-7 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
Chiefs Rout Chargers 30-13 To Seize Control Of AFC West RaceAlex Smith threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns, Kareem Hunt ran for 155 yards and a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs routed the turnover-prone Los Angeles Chargers 30-13 on Saturday night to seize control of the AFC West.
Rivers Leads Bolts To 4th Straight Win, 30-13 Over RedskinsPhilip Rivers passed for 319 yards and two touchdowns, and the Los Angeles Chargers continued their ferocious playoff push with their fourth straight victory, 30-13 over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
Chargers Team Headlines: Los Angeles Charging Towards AFC West TitleStarting the season 0-4, the Chargers were left for dead by many NFL prognosticators. In fact, there were thoughts that the Bolts would have last place in the AFC West all to themselves when the season finished.
Chargers Team Grades: Chargers Avert Disaster, Beat Winless Browns 19-10After starting the season 0-4, the Chargers have climbed back into the playoff picture after beating the Browns, 19-10, in Week 13.
Chargers Share First Place After Beating Win-less Browns, 19-10Cleveland has four games left to avoid becoming the fifth winless team in NFL history and only the second in a 16-game season.
Chargers Team Headlines: Can Chargers Pick Off Chiefs In AFC West?If you had asked most NFL prognosticators nearly two months ago if the Chargers had a chance of picking off the first-place Chiefs in the AFC West, they would have you thought you were crazy.
Rivers, Chargers Beat Fading Cowboys 28-6 On ThanksgivingRivers threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his first Thanksgiving game in his 14th season and the Chargers beat Dallas 28-6 on Thursday.
Chargers Team Headlines: Can Chargers Continue Momentum In Dallas?The Los Angeles Chargers (4-6) will travel to Dallas to take on the Cowboys (5-5) on Thanksgiving Day.