Three teams ready to make playoff run in '21 after missing out in '20
Will DeAndre Hopkins and the Cardinals make some playoff noise? Jim Trotter spotlights three teams that are in line to put together a deep run after falling short of the postseason in 2020.
AFC West projected starters: Chiefs remain in driver's seat, but is gap narrowing?
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are still the division favorites, but did the Broncos, Chargers and Raiders close the gap this offseason? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every AFC West team.
Bold predictions for 2021 NFL season: Aaron Rodgers lifts Broncos, Julio Jones fuels Titans
Fulfilling an annual offseason duty, Adam Schein makes bold predictions for the coming NFL campaign -- and this time around, he's feeling EXTRA frisky. Ready for Aaron Rodgers and Julio Jones to sport new uniforms? How about Myles Garrett making history?
Derwin James returns to Chargers with overflowing optimism following knee injury
A lot has happened since Derwin James last suited up for the Chargers, and the safety has plenty to do to get up to speed. He started that process Monday, and his new coach liked what he saw.
All-Paid Team of Tomorrow: Projecting next big NFL contracts
Will Davante Adams get a major raise? Is T.J. Watt about to make bank? Anthony Holzman-Escareno projects the All-Paid Team of Tomorrow.
NFL players to root for in 2021: One selection from each team
Poring over all 32 NFL teams, Adam Rank identifies one player to root for on each roster in 2021. Why does Dak Prescott have his support? Which rookies made the list?
Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 first-round picks
The deadline for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2018 first-round picks is Monday, May 3, and some clubs are getting out ahead of the pack.
Tua Tagovailoa, A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson among discounted players I still believe in
Tua Tagovailoa, A.J. Green and Patrick Peterson have plenty of doubters these days, but one man remains optimistic. Adam Schein spotlights nine notable players he still believes in.
Saquon Barkley, Baker Mayfield among interesting fifth-year option decisions; Travis Etienne team fits
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explores the interesting fifth-year option decisions around Saquon Barkley, Baker Mayfield and more. Plus, five ideal team fits for explosive RB prospect Travis Etienne.
Chargers' Derwin James 'hungry' for return in 2021: 'I think I'm about to starve'
Derwin James was named a first-team All-Pro as a rookie back in 2018. Since then, the Chargers' dynamic safety has been sideswiped by injury. He said watching his team in 2020, including rookie QB Justin Herbert, makes him excited for the team's prospects in 2021.
Ranking NFL head-coach openings: Chargers, Jags jobs shine
Judy Battista ranks all six head-coach openings in the NFL in the wake of the 2020 season. Is any job better than developing Chargers QB Justin Herbert?
Weighing fifth-year options for 2018 NFL Draft's first-rounders
Gil Brandt examines which first-round picks from 2018 should have their fifth-year options picked up. Where do the Browns' Baker Mayfield and the Jets' Sam Darnold stand?
Five teams with an identity crisis, Ravens' play-calling firestorm and much more
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five teams suffering from an identity crisis. Plus, the truth about Baltimore's play-calling firestorm and much more.
NFL Hot or Not: Joe Burrow hype, Derwin James despair
Marc Sessler dishes on what's hot -- and what's not -- in the NFL. The hype's building around Joe Burrow, while Derwin James suffered another crushing blow.
Chargers place Derwin James (knee) on IR, ending his season
Derwin James will return in 2021. The Chargers announced Wednesday that the star safety underwent successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, noting that James is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for next season.
Chargers safety Derwin James will miss 2020 season
Chargers safety Derwin James will need meniscus surgery and will miss the 2020 season, as he'll be out six to eight months, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
NFL training camp winners/losers: Philip Rivers-T.Y. Hilton bromance blooming; Le'Veon Bell-Jets divorce looming?
With Week 1 right around the corner, Gregg Rosenthal rounds up the winners and losers from NFL training camp. Is Le'Veon Bell a lock to open this season on the Jets?
Anthony Lynn quells talk of adding Earl Thomas to 'stacked' secondary
Despite having one of their best defenders go down this weekend, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said the team is not considering adding veteran Earl Thomas to their stacked secondary.
Chargers S Derwin James (meniscus) will miss significant time
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James, who missed all of the 2019 season, is likely to miss significant time with a meniscus injury he suffered during Sunday's practice, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Sunday's NFL training camp injury and roster news
Eagles QB Carson Wentz isn't practicing Sunday and is day-to-day after suffering a minor soft tissue injury, Ian Rapoport reports. Keep track of the latest news and notes from NFL training camps.
NFL's top nine defenses in 2020: Chargers, Bills, 49ers all loaded, but who's No. 1?
As we hurtle toward the 2020 NFL season, Adam Schein predicts which nine teams will boast the league's best defenses. Who earns the No. 1 spot: Derwin James' Chargers, Tre'Davious White's Bills or Nick Bosa's 49ers?
'Hard Knocks: Los Angeles' preview: What to expect this year
'Hard Knocks: Los Angeles' kicks off Tuesday and will feature both the Rams and Chargers as they attempt to prepare for a strange and uncertain NFL season. Get all of your questions answered by Dan Hanzus ahead of the premiere.
Ten most egregiously off-base player ratings in 'Madden NFL 21'
Adam Rank runs through the most off-base player ratings in "Madden NFL 21," including a lower-than-expected appraisal of Deshaun Watson and a generous mark for Rob Gronkowski.
AFC West training camp preview: Who has firepower to push Chiefs?
With a bevy of new weapons flanking Drew Lock, are the Broncos poised for a breakthrough season? Do the Raiders have the firepower to keep up with the Chiefs? Who'll the Chargers start at quarterback? Adam Maya has a training camp primer for each AFC West team.
Staley: Derwin James took 'a big step' by participating in OTAs Monday
Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley addresses the media about safety Derwin James.
Harris Jr., D-Hall spotlight top receiver-DB matchups on '21 schedule
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall and Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Chris Harris Jr. spotlight receiver-defensive back matchups that they're looking forward to seeing in 2021.
Baldinger, Wyche, Trotter: Players returning from injury to watch in 2021
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger, Steve Wyche, and Jim Trotter discuss the players returning from injury to watch in 2021.
Silver: Staley sees Ramsey-type potential for Derwin James in his system
NFL Network's Michael Silver discusses Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James' potential in head coach Brandon Staley's defensive scheme.
AFC West Roster Reset: Top offseason acquisitions for Chargers
NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Michael Silver break down the Los Angeles Chargers' roster heading into the 2021 season.
Chargers' path to the playoffs in 2021 | Pro Football Focus
Pro Football Focus breaks down what it would take for the Los Angeles Chargers to make the playoffs in the 2021 season.
Browns vs. Chiefs Divisional Round watch party with Derwin James, Chargers family
Los Angeles Chargers stars Derwin James, Austin Ekeler, Casey Hayward and Kenneth Murray host a watch party for the AFC Divisional playoff game between the Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs.
Garafolo: Why Derwin James' meniscus injury will keep him out 6-8 months
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo explains why Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James will miss 6-8 months due to an injury.
Burleson: Bolts have to 'heavily consider' bringing in Earl Thomas to replace Derwin James
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses whether the Los Angeles Chargers should consider signing free agent safety Earl Thomas to replace an injured Derwin James.
Rapoport details Derwin James' injury return timeline
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport details Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James' injury return timeline.
Pelissero: Derwin James to miss significant time with meniscus injury
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Los Angeles safety Derwin James is expected to miss games in 2020.
NFL players react to their 'Madden NFL 21' ratings
Watch NFL players across the league react to their "Madden NFL 21" ratings.
Lynn: Tyrod Taylor is 'definitely in the driver's seat' to start Week 1
Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss "Hard Knocks," the Chargers QB situation and shares his outlook for 2020.
Game Theory: 2020 Comeback Player of the Year candidates
Cynthia Frelund names her top 7 early candidates for 2020 Comeback Player of the Year.
Best of Mic'd Up | Week 16
Experience the sights and sounds of the game from the perspective of the NFL players and personnel on the field in the Week 16 edition of "Best of Mic'd Up".
Chargers vs. Jaguars highlights | Week 14
Watch the highlights of the Week 14 matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Derwin James chops down Fournette short on fourth-down tackle
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James tackles Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette for a loss to cause a turnover on downs.
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James breaks down going against Rams wide receivers at joint practice
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James breaks down going against Los Angeles Rams wide receivers at joint practice.
'Top 100 Players of 2019': Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James | No. 31
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James has been ranked the No. 31 player on "The Top 100 Players of 2019."
Analyzing Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James' push for defensive rookie of the year | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down game tape from Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James.
Safety Derwin James reacts to Los Angeles Chargers' offseason moves
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James joins "Mock Draft Live" to talk about his 2018 NFL Draft journey, offer advice to prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft and discuss his teams 2019 expectation.
AFC stonewalls NFC in red zone on fourth-and-short
The AFC defense, led by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford and Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Brandon Williams, stop the NFC on fourth down deep in the red zone.
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James' top 10 plays | 2018 season
Watch the top 10 plays from Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James' impressive 2018 season.
Derwin James shines in 2018
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James shines during the 2018 season.