San Diego Chargers
The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
After dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
Quarterback Philip Rivers says he doesn’t know if he’s going to need surgery on his ailing back now that the Chargers’ season is over.
The Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 19-7 on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere.
The San Diego Chargers simplified their road to a playoff berth with an improbable comeback victory. The Kansas City Chiefs’ path to the postseason is much more complex – and unlikely. San Diego looks to clinch its spot Sunday with a win, while Kansas City needs a victory and lots of help elsewhere.
Those are just the games with playoff implications as to which teams get in etc., while several other games will determine final playoff seeds and first-round byes.
With a playoff spot on the line, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen, he said Friday.
Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime after Philip Rivers rallied San Diego back from a 21-point deficit in the second half, keeping the Chargers’ slim playoff hopes alive with a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night.
The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
The San Diego Chargers will be staying at Qualcomm Stadium for at least another year.
Keenan Allen, the San Diego Chargers’ leading receiver, has a broken right collarbone, the team said Tuesday.
Peyton Manning was sick and sore, and still helped the Denver Broncos clinch their fourth straight AFC West title.
Tom Brady jogged off the field, pumping his right fist toward the throng of New England fans in a corner of Qualcomm Stadium.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has made news before New England’s game with the Chargers.
Philip Rivers hardly ever loses down the stretch, having amassed a 33-6 record in his career in regular-season games in December and January.