2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
7-2, 2nd in AFC West
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19hEric D. Williams

Bosa, Chargers preach patience with return

Joey Bosa practiced again Thursday, but his availability for Sunday's game remains up in the air after he missed the first nine games of the season with a bruised left foot. If he does take the field, he'll likely be limited to about 10-15 plays.

Bruschi: Don't overlook the Chargers (0:58)
1:10

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers DE Joey Bosa said he felt good a day after being a limited participant in practice on Wednesday. But Bosa said that it has not been decided if he will play on Sunday vs. the Broncos. "We're sticking to the plan right now, and that's to practice and take it one day at a time and see how it feels then," Bosa said.

23h

Barnwell Show: Lindsay Jones & Katherine Terrell talk AFC

Bill welcomes Lindsay Jones of The Athletic to talk AFC West, including how the Chiefs look in their preparations for a big MNF matchup with the Rams (0:55) as well as if Vance Joseph (19:35) and Derek Carr (30:42) are in trouble in Denver and Oakland respectively. Plus, Katherine Terrell joins to talk AFC North, including Hue Jackson's return to Cincy (38:04) and what Le'Veon Bell's next move may be (1:04:01).

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1dEric Williams

How the Chargers' defense got its groove back

The Chargers have rebounded from a 1-2 start in which they allowed 31 points per game. During their six-game win streak, that average is down to 15.5.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers injury report for Wednesday -- DNP: TE Antonio Gates (knee), CB Trevor Williams (knee). LIMITED: DE Joey Bosa (foot). FULL: LB Kyle Emanuel (hip), DE Chris Landrum (hip), DT Darius Philon (ankle).

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2d

NFL flexes Bolts-Steelers, Rams-Bears games

The NFL has given a new look to the Sunday night schedule for the next few weeks, moving the Chargers-Steelers (Dec. 2) and Rams-Bears (Dec. 9) games to prime time.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers snap counts vs. Raiders, DEF: M Davis 63, D James 63, J Addae 63, C Hayward 63, J Brown 61, M Ingram 55, A Phillips 47, D King 46, C Liuget 36, D Square 35, B Mebane 34, I Rochell 28, D Philon 27, U Nwosu 24, H Pullard 16, K Emanuel 16, J Jones 11, R Jenkins 3, D Perryman 2.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers snap counts vs. Raiders, OFF: P Rivers 56, D Feeney 56, M Schofield 56, M Pouncey 56, R Okung 55, K Allen 50, V Green 47, M Gordon 45, T Williams 45, S Tevi 37, M Williams 26, J Barksdale 21, A Ekeler 20, T Benjamin 13, D Watt 11, S Culkin 11, A Gates 11.

1:46

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers push their win streak to six straight games with 20-6 victory over the Oakland Raiders.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Per ESPN Stats & Information research, it's only the fourth start of Philip Rivers' career where he didn't have a first quarter completion, and the first since 2014.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers 0 for 2 on third down today vs. the Raiders. Entering Sunday's game the Bolts had converted just 35.6 percent of their third downs, No. 24 in the NFL. Chargers are playing sluggish early on and trail the Raiders 3-0 at the end of the first quarter.

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5dEric Williams

Raiders handing out masks because of fires

With Northern California's deadly Camp Fire raging just a few hours north and a lingering smell of charcoal in the air, the Raiders made masks available to those who wanted them as they entered Oakland Coliseum.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers inactives: CB Trevor Williams, WR Geremy Davis, DE Chris Landrum C Cole Toner, T Trent Scott, G Forrest Lamp, DE Joey Bosa.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers LB Denzel Perryman taking a warm-up lap here in Oakland. There's a definite smell of charcoal in the air from the wildfires nearby, and stadium security are wearing masks. But the game is still scheduled to go on as planned at 1:05 p.m. local time.

Team Stats

Passing Yards265.0
Rushing Yards127.1
Points For26.7
Points Against20.7