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White has plenty weighing on him as Bills prepare for Texans

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Tre’Davious White had personal reasons for not sticking around to address questions from the media on Wednesday. The second-year cornerback, understandably, has plenty weighing on his mind.On Sunday, White faces the challenge of defending DeAndre Hopkins, the NFL’s leading receiver, in Buffalo’s game at Houston. Last week, he learned the […]

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Heroes and villains among NFL placekickers in Week 5

NEW YORK (AP) — Some teams can’t kick about their kickers. Others might want to kick them off the roster after this weekend.With the rare exceptions of Indianapolis’ Adam Vinatieri and Baltimore’s Justin Tucker, there aren’t any placekickers whose place in Canton, Ohio, is a topic of discussion. Even Vinatieri and Tucker missed kicks in […]

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Chargers hope Corey Liuget’s return bolsters pass rush

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Corey Liuget is still trying to get past the worst part of his NFL career.The Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle returned to the team Monday after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.Even though Liuget has served his suspension, he said he still hasn’t put […]

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Chargers sign punter Donnie Jones, waive Drew Kaser

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers signed punter Donnie Jones on Tuesday and waived Drew Kaser, who had been the team’s punter and holder the past three seasons.Kaser is eighth in the league in gross punting average (48.4 yards) but has been inconsistent as a holder on field goals and extra points. […]

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Gordon scores 3 TDs in Chargers’ 31-20 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon isn’t concerned about an injury that sidelined him for much of the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.”Nah, it’s just a little upper body, but I’ll be straight,” Gordon said.Whatever pain there might have been was offset by Gordon matching a […]

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Chargers missing 2 starters for Sunday’s game at Buffalo

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will be missing at least two starters when they visit the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.Offensive tackle Joe Barksdale and defensive end Joey Bosa have not practiced all week and are nursing injuries that could have them out for a while. Barksdale injured his right knee in […]

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Chargers sign Scott from practice squad, place Mager on IR

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have signed offensive tackle Travis Scott from their practice squad and placed cornerback Craig Mager on injured reserve.The Chargers made the moves Saturday.The 6-foot-5, 320-pound Scott played at Grambling State from 2013 to ’17 but went undrafted. He was signed by the Chargers on May 11 and […]

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Chargers not altering game plan on defense facing rookie QB

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers face a familiar scenario for the second straight game, preparing for an athletic but inexperienced quarterback.After facing Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes last week, the Chargers will go up against Buffalo’s Josh Allen, who will be making his first NFL start Sunday.Coach Anthony Lynn and members of […]

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Foot injury shelves Chargers’ Bosa for second straight game

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa will miss Sunday’s game at Buffalo because of a bone bruise to his left foot.Coach Anthony Lynn said Thursday that the team will be cautious before bringing the third-year lineman back. Bosa first injured the foot during training camp, which caused him to […]

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