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2018 Schedule
9-7, 2nd in AFC West

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

The Los Angeles Chargers announced 14 practice dates that will be free and open to the public as part of the team's training camp schedule at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. The Chargers report for camp on Friday, July 27 and will take the field for the first time Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. local time. As part of the team's training camp practices, the Chargers will hold a public team scrimmage on Saturday, August 4. Time and location are still to be announced.

Riddick picks best NFL team for Earl Thomas (1:02)

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chargers announced they will hold joint practices with the New Orleans Saints at Jack Hammett Sports Complex on Wednesday, Aug. 22 and Thursday, Aug. 23 at 10 am local time. The Chargers play the Saints in the team's third preseason game on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the StubHub Center. The Chargers will release the team's full training camp schedule on Thursday.

Rivers' passion for coaching on display with son's football team (1:42)

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers is helping coach his son Gunner's flag football team this Father's Day Weekend here in Temecula.

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Melvin Ingram at TE? Chargers could do worse

Chargers pass-rusher Melvin Ingram's versatility earned him the nickname "Super Mel," but could he actually catch passes from Philip Rivers this fall?

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

QB Philip Rivers, DT Brandon Mebane and OT Russell Okung were given veteran days off by Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn for last day of minicamp. CB Casey Hayward, OL Forrest Lamp, LB Kyle Emanuel and DT Damion Square not practicing today.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

In the early stages of the Chargers' kicking competition, Roberto Aguayo made most of his field goal attempts on Wednesday, but struggled on a few from distance. “It probably wasn't easy with me in his ear the whole time,” joked head coach Anthony Lynn. “But he's doing well.” Lynn said Caleb Sturgis did not kick due to a sore leg, something he tweaked a few weeks ago. “With his injury history, we're taking no chances,” Lynn said about Sturgis.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chargers' No. 1 tight end now that Hunter Henry is out for the year, Virgil Green believes the NFL sleeps on him every season. However, while he would love to score 10 TDs, Green said he's more concerned about winning games. Green also talked about his love for run blocking: "I love being a dog," Green said. "I love burying people, and I can't wait to get the pads on."

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's what Chargers OC Ken Whisenhunt had to say when asked if Philip Rivers commuting from San Diego to Costa Mesa had any affect on his play in 2017: "If last year was any indication, he should commute every year because he ended up having a pretty good year," Whisenhunt said. "Philip did a good job ,and he played really well."

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said CB Casey Hayward sat out due to hip soreness, and DT Corey Liuget has not been participating in offseason work as he rehabs from foot surgery. However, CB Jason Verrett has been cleared for 11-on-11 play and worked with the starters in placed of Hayward.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers says he's focused on improving the little things this offseason. And that includes better footwork inside the pocket, which Rivers is working on here in individual work at mandatory minicamp with quarterbacks coach Shane Steichen.

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Schefter: XFL Commissioner Luck, NFL Exec. Grubman

Adam Schefter talks to XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck about his role with the league, Vince McMahon, his son Andrew's health and more (:42). Plus, NFL Executive VP of Business Operations Eric Grubman on his tenure with the league, what he'd say to fans of the teams that relocated during his time and much more (18:57).

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Colts DE McCain faces 2 battery counts in L.A.

Colts defensive end Chris McCain has been charged with two counts of battery stemming from an alleged incident involving a woman earlier this year, Los Angeles City Attorney documents obtained by both the Indianapolis Star and Los Angeles Times show.

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DE Ingram predicts Super Bowl win for Chargers

Add defensive end Melvin Ingram to the growing chorus of NFL observers who point to the Chargers as Super Bowl contenders in the 2018 season. Asked what he is excited about this offseason, Ingram didn't mince words: "This Super Bowl we're going to win."

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

It's Super Bowl or bust for Los Angeles Chargers edge rusher Melvin Ingram, who reported to OTA's for the first time this offseason on Monday. Asked what he is most excited this season, Ingram said winning the Super Bowl, joining the trend of NFL observers pointing to the Chargers as Super Bowl contenders. "That's the goal, we've got to bring a Super Bowl to the city," Ingram said about his Super Bowl prediction. "It ain't added pressure. I was taught you have to speak stuff into existence. If you want to do something, you've got to say you're going to do it, and then you've got to go do it."

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Team Stats

Passing Yards276.91st
Rushing Yards99.724th
Points For22.213th
Points Against17.03rd