Refocused: Los Angeles Chargers 30, Oakland Raiders 10 - PFF Analysis Team
While Bosa was not as unstoppable rushing the passer as Ingram, he wreaked havoc on run plays against the Oakland offensive line, as he picked up two defensive stops on the day. In addition, just like Ingram, Bosa picked up three pressures – one sack, one hit and one quarterback hurry.
NFL Week 17 Sunday Standouts: Offense - Gordon McGuinness
In the end, the Los Angeles Chargers couldn’t recover from a poor start to the year and make the playoffs, but quarterback Philip Rivers finished their first season in Los Angeles with an impressive performance. With three drops and a throwaway contributing to four of his nine incompletions, Rivers finished the game with an 86.1 adjusted completion percentage that ranked first among quarterbacks this week.
NFL Week 17 Sunday Standouts: Defense - Gordon McGuinness
Wins by the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans kept the Los Angeles Chargers out of the playoffs, but Melvin Ingram ended the season with another impressive performance. From 27 pass-rushing snaps he racked up a sack and two hurries, good for a pass-rushing productivity rating of just 6.5, but there were another four plays where he had beaten the blocker in front of him, but the ball was away too quickly to result in pressure.
Chargers TE Antonio Gates says he still wants to play - Eric Williams
“For the last couple months, I was kind of on the border, trying to figure out what I can do physically,” Gates said. “And so it’s just going out there, trying to figure out what I can do, and can I still play?
After 0-4 start, Chargers finish strong and build momentum for 2018 - Eric Williams
The Chargers have not drafted a quarterback since 2013, but this might be the year the Bolts look for an eventual replacement in the upcoming draft to groom behind Rivers.
Keenan Allen shows he's an elite receiver with 102-catch season - Eric Williams
"He had a lot to do with that," Allen said. "The coverage, getting to the plays when he sees the coverage and just taking advantage of it -- just executing the best that we can and that's what happens."
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn: ‘This team can become a championship team’ - Carlos Sanchez
“They showed me that throughout the season, and that’s the type of culture that we’re building here. I wish it would have happened a little sooner, but I think we’re putting it in the right direction. I think we’re going on to something,” Lynn elaborated.
Chargers Sign Six to Reserve/Future Contracts - Ricky Henne
Onwualu signed with the Chargers this year as an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame. He appeared in nine games, making his biggest contribution on special teams with nine tackles.
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