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  • Chargers add wide receiver depth with the signing of DJ Chark

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|May 9, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers entered the 2024 NFL draft with just four wide receivers on the roster, after trading star wide receiver Keenan Allen to the Chicago Bears for a fourth-round draft pick and cutting one of their top wide receivers, Mike Williams, both moves were made to get under the salary cap. During the three-day NFL draft last week, the Chargers drafted three wide receivers and after the draft they added three undrafted free agent receivers to the roster, giving them a total of ten wi...

  • Chargers select Notre Dame OT Joe Alt with the 5th overall pick

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Apr 25, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers selected Notre Dame offensive tackle Joe Alt with the fifth overall pick of the first round of the three-day 2024 NFL Draft on Thursday Night, April 25th. The draft is being held in Detroit, Michigan. Alt was rated the top offensive tackle in the draft and the Chargers obviously felt that they needed to solidify the offensive line at right tackle and add depth to the line. Alt has only played left tackle in college. Ourlads Scouting Services described Alt as a player wit...

  • Chargers add McConkey and Colson on Day 2 of the NFL Draft

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Apr 25, 2024

    After losing starting wide receivers Keenan Allen and Mike Williams to salary cap issues before the 2024 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Chargers entered Day 2 of the three-day NFL draft needing a wide receiver. They used Day 1 of the draft to add Notre Dame offensive tackle Joe Alt. General Manager Joe Hortiz and head coach Jim Harbaugh, both experiencing their first Charger draft in their new jobs, got their guys with the two Day 2 picks. The Chargers started the evening with the 37th pick in the...

  • Los Angeles Chargers Sign J.K. Dobbins

    Apr 18, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers today signed running back J.K. Dobbins. Dobbins arrives in Los Angeles after spending his first four professional seasons with the Baltimore Ravens (2020-23). Since entering the league as a second-round selection (55th overall) by the Ravens in the 2020 NFL Draft, Dobbins has averaged 5.8 rushing yards per carry – the highest mark by any running back in the NFL over the last four years (min. 200 rushing attempts). Dobbins has appeared in 24 regular-season games (10 s...

  • Los Angeles Chargers Sign Ben Mason

    Apr 4, 2024

    On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the Los Angeles Chargers signed tight end/fullback Ben Mason. Mason, originally a fifth-round selection (184th overall) by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2021 NFL Draft, joins the Chargers after having spent portions of the last three seasons with the Ravens (2021-23), contributing on both the active roster and practice squad. After participating in training camp with Baltimore as a rookie in 2021, Mason joined the practice squads of the New England Patriots and Chicago...

  • Rams Bombshell - Aaron Donald Retires!

    Fred Altieri, Sports Reporter|Mar 14, 2024

    Long live #99! Los Angeles Rams fans were thrown for an unexpected loop this morning as Aaron Donald, three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year, eight-time All-Pro, 10-time Pro Bowl selection, Defensive Rookie of the Year, and a Super Bowl champion during his illustrious 10-year NFL career. He is considered by many to be the greatest interior defensive lineman to ever play the game. General Manager Les Snead said it best with one line: "There will never be another Aaron Donald." "We are so grat...

  • The Rams have a 99 problem

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Mar 14, 2024

    The Los Angeles Rams have a defensive line problem, and fans across the league will feel bad for them––some. For 10 years, the NFL had a 99 problem. And now, the Los Angeles Rams have one. Los Angeles faces a moment of reckoning as their defensive linchpin, Aaron Donald, bids farewell to the game. With his departure, the Rams are staring down a colossal challenge as they gear up for the upcoming NFL Draft. Donald's exit leaves a cavernous hole in the heart of the Rams' defense, a void that won't...

  • Let's take another look at one the best Super Bowls ever

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Feb 22, 2024

    The Super was played on February 11, but it will go down as one of the greatest games in football history. Here is a recap. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes just needed one shot at winning the Super Bowl, and the San Francisco 49ers gave it to him. Mahomes drove the Kansas City Chiefs 75 yards in 13 plays, connecting on a 3-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Mecole Hardman to defeat the 49ers, 25-22 in overtime. With the victory, the Chiefs became the first team in 19 years to repeat as Super Bowl...

  • Chargers new coach hoping to lead team to a championship

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Feb 15, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers’ new head coach was all charged up at his first press conference in Los Angeles last Thursday, February 1. “It needs to be multiple, multiple championships,” said Jim Harbaugh. Harbaugh stated his new team will be “humble and hungry. That's our goal. Our goal is to treat people in a first-class manner and to win multiple championships.” The Chargers owner Dean Spanos, chose Harbaugh after interviewing 15 candidates, bringing him back to the franchise where he played quarterback for two seasons. The former Michigan...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 18

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Jan 4, 2024

    1. Baltimore Ravens (13-3): The Ravens have won eight games against teams with winning records by 14 points or more. The latest was a 56-19 win over the Dolphins. The Ravens have clinched the best record in the AFC and the road to the AFC Championship will lead through Baltimore this season. Next: +4 vs Pittsburgh Steelers – Sat, Jan. 6 – O/U: 35.5 (ATS: 11-5 – O/U: 8-8) 2. San Francisco 49ers (12-4): The 49ers beat the Commanders on the road and clinched homefield advantage throughout the p...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 17

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 28, 2023

    1. Baltimore Ravens (12-3): The Ravens have won seven games against teams with winning records by 14 points or more. The latest was a 33-19 win over the 49ers on the road. The Ravens will again be tested this weekend, with a matchup at home against the 11-4 Dolphins. Next: -3.5 vs Miami Dolphins – Sun, Dec. 31 – O/U: 47 (ATS: 10-5 – O/U: 7-8) 2. San Francisco 49ers (11-4): The 49ers were stunned at home by the Ravens, 33-19. That will happen when your team throws five interceptions and loses...

  • Chargers fire Staley and Telesco after a blowout loss to the Raiders

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Dec 21, 2023

    The Los Angeles Chargers made the decision to fire head coach Brandon Staley and General Manager Tom Telesco after an embarrassing 63-21 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders, in a Thursday Night game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas last week. At one point in the game the Raiders led 49-0. The Raiders were coming off a 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Allegiant Stadium. On Friday morning, the Chargers announced the changes in leadership. "I want to thank Tom and Brandon for their hard work,...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 16

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 21, 2023

    1. San Francisco 49ers (11-3): The 49ers easily defeated the Cardinals behind their MVP running back, Christian McCaffrey, who leads the NFL in rushing yardage with 1,292 and is the only player with over 1,000 yards rushing. He leads all NFL running backs in receiving yardage with 509 and is tied for the lead in touchdowns scored with 20. With three games to go, McCaffrey is the leader in the NFL MVP race. Next: -5.5 vs Baltimore Ravens – Mon, Dec. 25 – O/U: 46.5 (ATS: 8-6 – O/U: 8-6) 2. Balti...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 15

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 14, 2023

    1. San Francisco 49ers (10-3): The 49ers had four big plays of more than 40 yards in their victory over the Seahawks, 28-16. Quarterback Brock Purdy threw touchdown passes of 54 yards to Deebo Samuel and 44 yards to George Kittle. Christian McCaffrey had a run of 72 yards and Brandon Aiyuk had a reception of 45 yards. It is difficult to see these guys losing if they stay healthy. Next: -12.5 at Arizona Cardinals – Sun, Dec. 17 – O/U: 47.5 (ATS: 7-6 – O/U: 7-6) 2. Dallas Cowboys (10-3): The C...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 14

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 7, 2023

    1. San Francisco 49ers (9-3): The 49ers went into Philadelphia with a relatively health squad and easily defeated the Eagles, 42-19. With blowout wins over the Cowboys and the Eagles, the 49ers are the best team in the NFC. Their next significant challenge will be on Christmas day at home against the Ravens, in a possible preview of the Super Bowl in Las Vegas. Next: -10.5 vs Seattle Seahawks – Sun, Dec. 10 – O/U: 46.5 (ATS: 7-5 – O/U: 7-5) 2. Dallas Cowboys (9-3): The Cowboys got past the S...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 13

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 30, 2023

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (10-1): The Eagles won another close game, coming from behind to defeat the Bills in overtime, 37-34. A 59-yard field goal by Eagles kicker Jake Elliott with twenty seconds left in the fourth quarter tied the game and sent it into overtime. Next: +3 vs San Francisco 49ers – Sun, Dec. 3 – O/U: 46.5 (ATS: 7-2-2 – O/U: 6-5) 2. Dallas Cowboys (8-3): Cornerback DaRon Bland set an NFL record with his fifth pick-6 of the season in the Cowboys rout of the Commanders in Dalla...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 12

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 23, 2023

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (9-1): The Eagles held on to defeat the Chiefs in Kansas City, 21-17. Quarterback Jalen Hurts only threw for 150 yards and had an interception, but the Eagles continue to find a way to come through with unimpressive wins. Next: -3 vs Buffalo Bills – Sun, Nov. 26 – O/U: 48.5 (ATS: 6-2-2 – O/U: 5-5) 2. Detroit Lions (8-2): The Lions trailed 26-14 with three minutes remaining in the game but found a way to score 17 points in the final three minutes to stun the Bears, 31-26 in...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 11

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 16, 2023

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (8-1): The Eagles have the best record in the NFL and are coming off their bye week. Starting tight end Dallas Goedert, the third leading receiver on the Eagles, fractured his forearm in the victory over the Cowboys and will miss the next four to six weeks, which is never good news when your next four opponents are the Chiefs, Bills, 49ers, and Cowboys. Next: +2.5 at Kansas City Chiefs – Mon, Nov. 20 – O/U: 46.5 (ATS: 5-2-2 – O/U: 5-4) 2. Kansas City Chiefs (7-2): The C...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 10

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 9, 2023

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (8-1): The Eagles own the best record in the NFL and have a 2.5 game lead in the NFC East after beating the Cowboys in a thriller, 28-23. The Eagles have a bye this week before a matchup on Sunday Night in Week 11 at Kansas City against the Chiefs. Next: Bye – Following week: N/A at Kansas City Chiefs – Mon, Nov. 20 – O/U: N/A (ATS: 5-2-2 – O/U: 5-4) 2. Baltimore Ravens (7-2): The Ravens are on a four-game winning streak, with the last three wins coming over NFC teams,...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 09

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 2, 2023

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (7-1): The Eagles moved to 7-1 for the season after defeating the Commanders on the road, 38-31. Quarterback Jalen Hurts was named the Week 8 NFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL after throwing four touchdown passes. Next: -3 vs Dallas Cowboys – Sun, Nov. 5 – O/U: 46 (ATS: 4-2-2 – O/U: 4-4) 2. Baltimore Ravens (6-2): A week after the Ravens routed the Lions 38-6, the Raven struggled to beat the Cardinals, 31-24. Running back Gus Edwards rushed for three touch...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 8

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 26, 2023

    1. Kansas City Chiefs (6-1): Quarterback Patrick Mahomes took advantage of the Chargers porous pass defense to throw for 424 yards and four touchdowns in 31-17 win over the Chargers. Travis Kelce caught 12 passes for 179 yards and one touchdown. The Chiefs have a three-game lead in the AFC West over the second-place Raiders. Next: -7.5 at Denver Broncos - Sun, Oct. 29 – O/U: 46.5 (ATS: 5-2 – O/U: 2-5) 2. Philadelphia Eagles (6-1): The Eagles got tested in Philadelphia and passed the test, def...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 07

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 19, 2023

    1. Kansas City Chiefs (5-1): The Chiefs are winning with defense and their running game, with their lone loss at the beginning of the season to the Lions at home. When their passing game gets going, they are going to be tough to beat. Could they meet the Lions in the Super Bowl in Las Vegas? Next: -5.5 vs Los Angeles Chargers - Sun, Oct. 22 – O/U: 47.5 (ATS: 4-2 – O/U: 2-4) 2. Detroit Lions (5-1): Quarterback Jared Goff is ranked 3rd in passer rating in the NFL and 5th in passing yards per gam...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 06

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 5, 2023

    1. San Francisco 49ers (5-0): Running back Christian McCaffrey scored a touchdown for the 14th consecutive game, while tight end George Kittle caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Brock Kirby as the 49ers routed the Dallas Cowboys, 42-10. The 49ers look like the best team in the NFL. Next: -5.5 at Cleveland Brown – Sun, Oct. 15 – O/U: 37.5 (ATS: 4-1 – O/U: 3-2) 2. Philadelphia Eagles (5-0): The Eagles continue to find a way to win each week. This week against the Rams, the redis...

  • Chargers hang on to beat the Vikings and look next to the Raiders

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Sep 28, 2023

    In a battle of two playoff teams from the 2022 NFL season, the Los Angeles Chargers hung on to defeat the Minnesota Viking in Minneapolis, 28-24, for their first victory of the 2023 NFL season. The Chargers improved to 1-2 for the season and the Vikings are 0-3 on the season. The Chargers held on for the win after failing to get a first down on fourth and one from their own 24-yard line with 1:47 remaining in the game. The Vikings got the ball back and drove to the six-yard line, but Viking...

  • 2023 NFL Power Rankings – Week 05

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 28, 2023

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (4-0): The Eagles continue to find a way to win each week. They beat the Commanders on Sunday in overtime on a 54-yard field goal by Jake Elliott. Quarterback Jalen Hurts threw for 319 yards and A.J. Brown had 175 yards in receiving. Next: -4.5 at Los Angeles Rams – Sun, Oct. 8 – O/U: 50.5 (ATS: 2-1-1 – O/U: 3-1) 2. San Francisco 49ers (4-0): Running back Christian McCaffrey broke Jerry Rice's record of 12 consecutive games with at least one touchdown in the victory over...

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