Los Angeles Chargers are a professional NFL team based in Los Angeles, California. The Chargers play their home games at Sofi Stadium in Inglewood, California, a venue shared by the team with the Los Angeles Rams as well, and compete in AFC’s West division since 1970. As of the completion of the 2021 season, the team has won 1 Conference Championship, 15 division titles, and made 19 playoff appearances.
The franchise was previously based in San Diego from 1960 up until 2017. Prior to the 2018 season, the team shifted its base to Los Angeles. The club is currently owned by Dean Spanos. Brandon Staley serves as the team’s Head Coach. Boltman serves as the team’s unofficial mascot.
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The team uses powder blue, sunshine gold and white for their uniforms. The team from AFC West Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs as their primary rivals. Since shifting to L.A, the team also shares inter-city clashes with Los Angeles Rams.
Ever since the formation of the team, the Chargers scored 492 points in the 2006 season, which was their highest-ever single-season record. Former Quarterback Phillip Rivers leads the franchise record for most passing yards and passing touchdowns with 59271 yards and 397 tds. Former RB LaDainian Tomlinson leads the team with 12490 all-time rushing yards and rushing touchdowns with 138 tds. Wide receiver Antonio Gates holds the team record with 11841 receiving yards and 116 receiving touchdowns.
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The team has one of the best edge best defenders in the league in Joey Bosa and they added Khalil Mack to the team this off-season to bolster their defense. Justin Herbert has elevated his talents over the last 2 seasons and he is a potential top-5 QB in the league. The team’s biggest weakness is their interior defensive line which can be improved this season.
Justin Hebert is the team’s starting quarterback. He is currently ranked seventh-best quarterback in the league, according to ESPN.