Category: Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers

Feb 16

It was a day of sweeps at the NFL Honors ceremony at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Auditorium.

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Tom Brady earned his third NFL MVP Award after leading the league in passing yards with 4,577 and tossing 32 touchdowns to just eight interceptions, but Saturday was just as much about the Rams and the Saints. The Rams took home both the offensive and defensive players of the year as well as coach of …

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Feb 10

That’s unlikely to happen, making it in the team’s best interest to use the pick on a glaring need.

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Sowers competed in football professionally and for the U.S. national team, excelling at a variety of positions before a hip issue ended her playing career last year. A Kansas native, she went on to become general manager of the Kansas City Titans in the Women’s Football Alliance, where her twin sister, Liz, is a standout …

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Feb 07

NC State is the most notable example of that further down the S-curve.

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Despite only beating North Carolina since Thursday, the Wolfpack moved from 32nd on the board to 28th, jumping an entire seed line. That was primarily due to a re-evaluation of NC State’s numbers, which include an RPI of 18 and an overall SOS of 16. It will be a reunion of sorts for Foles and …

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Feb 05

Thunder: G Andre Roberson played his second game after missing eight with left patellar tendinitis.

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He had a forgettable six-second span, missing four straight free throws and committing a foul. … Coach Billy Donovan first watched James play as a high school sophomore, when he stood out more than others. “In seeing him at that age you see a lot of times young kids that are sophomores with his ability …

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Feb 02

No tears streamed down his face, nor was there a “That’s my quarterback!” proclamation a la Terrell Owens.

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But the emotion in Philadelphia Eagles left guard Stefen Wisniewski’s voice was strong when speaking up for his franchise and its beleaguered quarterback, just like it was when Owens did the same for then-Dallas Cowboys teammate Tony Romo a decade ago. Despite finishing the regular season atop the NFC, Philadelphia enters its second straight playoff …

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Jan 30

NFL announcer Sean McDonough’s voice cracked during Titans-Chiefs and everybody loved it

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The Tennessee Titans almost had a brutal collapse in the final two minutes against the Chiefs after making a comeback of their own. Thank you very much, Gary. The thanks really should go to Richard Deitsch, the great Sports Illustrated columnist who thought to do a longer piece talking to female reporters about their lot. …

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Jan 28

Vinnie Iyer: Congratulations to the Bills for advancing to their first playoff game in 18 years.

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But unfortunately, their opponent is the Jaguars, who will be just as hungry for victory in their first home playoff game in 18 years. The Bills are hoping McCoy will play through his ankle injury, but even if he does, it’s a nightmare matchup for Taylor and their anemic passing game. Their shaky pass protection …

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Jan 25

Sean Payton burned 2 quick timeouts on back-to-back 4th quarter challenges, whyyyyy

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The New Orleans Saints are making a heady comeback from a 17-0 deficit after scoring 14 straight points to open up the second half. Head coach Sean Payton, however, is doing what he can to ratchet up his own team’s level of difficulty Sunday night. Romo says out loud what’s likely going through Tom Brady’s …

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Jan 23

2018 NFC divisional playoffs: Vikings react to ‘unbelievable’ win over Saints

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Everson Griffen was happy and then he was sad and then came the OMG moment. That was how the Vikings defensive end described the final moments of Minnesota’s 29-24 win over the Saints in Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium. According to ESPN, ego, achievement, credit and more are at the heart …

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Jan 17

On the first snap of his first NFL game, the first pick in the draft sacked the quarterback—Josh McCown, in this case.

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While my perspective has focused on the shifting attitudes of sports leagues on gambling and “integrity,” the arguments in front of the Court proved to be more legally parsed, with a brief and simplified background here. New Jersey originally wanted to mimic Nevada-style sports betting back in 2011, though that plan was challenged, and subsequently …

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