2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
9-8, 3rd in AFC West
Herbert throws down vicious dunk in pickup game (0:20)
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Chargers GM: No playoffs but 'lot to be proud of'

Tom Telesco said he understands the frustration of Los Angeles Chargers fans, but said the team has "a lot to be proud of" and is focused on getting better in 2022.


Hour 2: Flores to the Bears?

Is Brian Flores the best candidate for the Bears job? Will Joe Burrow win a Super Bowl with the Bengals? Where does Justin Herbert rank among current players in the NFL? Also, ESPN NFL Reporter Kimberley A. Martin stops by to play Hot News or Not News. Plus, Jay reacts to Duke's surprising loss to FSU last night!


The Aftermath of Week 18

We're diving into what stood out to us in week 18. Also, some coaching updates of who was let go.

Rex: Brandon Staley robbed us of seeing Justin Herbert in the playoffs (1:16)
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14dShelley Smith

Staley: OT timeout was to bring in right personnel

"I had never been rooting for a tie more in my life,'' said Chargers QB Justin Herbert after his team's late-game comeback bid against the rival Raiders came up just short in overtime Sunday night. A tie would've put both teams in the playoffs.

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15dDavid Purdum

Books sweat out Chargers-Raiders, rejoice result

Bookmakers acknowledged that they were on the hook for millions if the Chargers and Raiders had ended in a tie. The books endured an overtime sweat for the ages, but escaped mostly unscathed.

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15dPaul Gutierrez

Raiders make playoffs, boot Bolts in dramatic OT

The Las Vegas Raiders are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2016 after beating the AFC West rival Los Angeles Chargers in a white-knuckle overtime affair Sunday night at Allegiant Stadium.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Justin Herbert's 27.42 fantasy points tonight gave him 713.60 combined in his first two NFL seasons. That's the most by any quarterback in NFL history.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Final view of the chaotic AFC wild card picture throughout the early window today.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Big shifts in AFC wild card picture so far today, as of ~3 p.m. ET -Colts plummeting -Ravens and Raiders climbing -Steelers losing but also benefiting from Colts' losing

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17dPaul Gutierrez

No playoff push: Raiders eye win, not tie for bid

While there is a potential scenario that would allow for both the Raiders and Chargers to make the playoffs with a tie, the Raiders say they want to win their way in.

Team Stats

Passing Yards282.4Tied-2nd
Rushing Yards107.921st
Points For27.95th
Points Against27.0Tied-3rd