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NFL divisional playoffs: Brady leads Patriots past Chargers to set up Chiefs date

Los Angeles Chargers 28-41 New England PatriotsNew England will now face Kansas City for place in Super BowlSony Michel ran for 129 yards and had three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28 in the divisional playof…

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NFL divisional round playoffs: Los Angeles Chargers v New England Patriots – live!

Winner will play Kansas City Chiefs for place in Super BowlEmail Hunter with your thoughts or tweet him @HunterFelt 6.37pm GMT Chargers 7-7 Patriots, 2:55, 1st quarterPhillips is back on the field for the Chargers, good news for them. Brady finds White…

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NFL divisional round predictions: Cowboys to surge as Saints end Eagles’ hopes

The NFL’s top seeds make their postseason debuts, and one of last weekend’s winners is more than capable of making an upsetWhat the Colts need to do to win: The Colts aren’t going to be able to stop Patrick Mahomes from scoring touchdowns, so they need…

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Chargers survive Ravens comeback to set up Patriots playoff date

Los Angeles Chargers 23-17 Baltimore RavensChargers will play New England Patriots in divisional roundMichael Badgley kicked five field goals, and the Los Angeles Chargers contained rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens to carve out…

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NFL wildcard weekend predictions: Cowboys to march on, Luck to upset Texans

This year the wildcard match-ups look particularly even, making it even trickier to make forecasts, but here’s how things could go down over the weekendWhat the Colts need to do to win: Andrew Luck needs to change his postseason narrative. Luck’s resur…

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Philip Rivers leads LA Chargers to last-gasp comeback win over Kansas City Chiefs

Chargers rally back from 14-point deficit with four minutes leftRivers throws TD and completes two-point conversion at deathPhilip Rivers and the Chargers finally beat the Kansas City Chiefs.All it took was feverish fourth-quarter comeback, a questiona…

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This season’s Super Bowl could end up being an all-LA affair

The Rams have stormed through the early stages of the season but the Chargers are sneakily good, even if they’re in the younger sibling roleThe wisdom of moving two NFL teams to LA, a city that doesn’t have a huge appetite for professional football, st…

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Philip Rivers steers LA Chargers to nailbiting win over Tennessee Titans

• Tennessee Titans 19-20 Los Angeles Chargers• LA quarterback shines as Titans’ counterpart fluffs final linesShahid Khan may not own Wembley anytime soon but Philip Rivers of the Los Angeles Chargers certainly does, for one week at least. The veteran …

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From Manning to Flacco: which veteran quarterbacks are on their way out?

The end of the season could see as many as eight well-known quarterbacks end their careers, or at least change jobsBetween the years of 1993 and 2000, the NFL careers of Phil Simms, Joe Montana, Jim Kelly, Boomer Esiason, Dan Marino, John Elway, Steve …

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The NFL’s LA teams could bring empty stadium porn to a whole new level

America’s biggest league now has two Los Angeles teams. Judging from opening weekend, there may not be many fans to watch them

In American sports there seems to be an obsession with empty stadiums during games. It’s as if some secret mandate exists requiring fans to spend hundreds of dollars for tickets, drop $15 for a beer and then spend two hours trying to exit a postgame parking lot.

Nonetheless, sports writers – including this one at times – feel compelled to snap photos of empty stadium seats and share them on social media. These pictures usually include some snarky observation about the home team or a swipe at fans who left early.

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Philip Rivers says Chargers’ move from San Diego to LA has left him ‘numb’

  • Quarterback, who joined team in 2004, says move hasn’t sunk in yet
  • Chargers hire Anthony Lynn as head coach, replacing Mike McCoy

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has admitted the team’s controversial move from San Diego to Los Angeles has left him “numb”.

The team announced on Thursday it was leaving its home of 56 years to become LA’s second NFL team, after public officials in San Diego made it clear they were unwilling to spend taxpayers’ money to help finance a new stadium in the city. Owner Dean Spanos confirmed the Chargers would be moving in time for the 2017 season.

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