Chargers fire head coach Anthony Lynn after 4 seasons
FILE - In this Dec. 15 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn speaks after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, in Carson, Calif. The Los Angeles Chargers have fired coach Anthony Lynn less than two seasons after he led the franchise to the AFC divisional round. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)COSTA MESA, Calif. – A four-game winning streak at the end of the season wasn't enough to save Anthony Lynn's job with the Los Angeles Chargers. Lynn led the franchise to the playoffs in 2018 but Los Angeles had losing records the last two seasons. Hired by the Chargers in January 2017, Lynn was the first Black head coach in franchise history and had one year remaining on his contract.
Chargers win third straight as Herbert sets rookie TD mark
Herbert, the sixth overall pick in the April draft and third QB taken, completed 21 of 33 passes for 253 yards. Badgley also split the uprights from 43 yards late in the second quarter to extend LA’s lead to 13-0 at halftime. After the Chargers went three-and-out, Drew Lock scored on a 1-yard keeper for Denver's first rushing touchdown in seven games. And after Badgley's late field goal, the Broncos got to midfield. McManus then had a 37-yard field goal attempt bounce off the left upright, his first miss inside 40 yards since 2017.
Lutz lifts Saints past hard-luck Chargers, 30-27 in OT
He’s got to do better but we could have done some other things better,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said. “This is how you grow as a team," Brees said. The Chargers (1-4) fell to their fourth straight loss by a touchdown or less, and the second in overtime. Then Brees found Cook open behind the Chargers’ secondary on third-and-long to tie it early in the fourth quarter. Saints: Enter their bye week, followed by a Week 7 home date with Carolina on Oct. 25.
Brady throws for 5 TDs, Bucs rally to beat Chargers 38-31
Howard, Cameron Brate and rookie Ke’Shawn Vaughn — caught scoring passes from Brady, who threw four of them after the Bucs fell behind 24-7 in the second quarter. I can honestly say that if this had been last year, we would have gotten beat by 20,” Arians said. “We’ve got to keep building on the confidence in one another because there’s nothing we’re doing out there that’s perfect," Brady said. Ndamukong Suh forced a fumble inside the Los Angeles 10 with the Chargers attempting to run out at the clock. ... Howard was carted off late in the fourth quarter with what the Bucs described as an Achilles tendon injury.
Camp injuries, virus protocols had some NFL teams scrambling
I think theres a lot of teams in the league right now that are dealing with all kinds of injuries.He's right. Teams all over the league were sent scrambling during camp. Certainly not during training camp when players are going hard to make the roster as the start of the regular season rolls closer. It's the soft tissue injuries and those things that you are trying to prevent with the ramp-up period," Bitonio said. That will certainly be something to monitor as the regular season begins and teams deal with injuries and potential replacements.
Officer stabbed in neck during protests in Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams reported protesters injured several officers on Saturday night -- including one who was stabbed in the neck. After about 6:30 p.m., Williams said there were 200 trouble makers left in downtown Jacksonville. They vandalized several police cars, attempting to light them on fire, breaking windows,” Williams said. “We have one officer who was stabbed -- was slashed in the neck and is currently at the hospital.”Williams said law enforcement was dealing with about 100 rioters late into the night. RELATED LINK: Complete coverage from Local10.com partner in Jacksonville
LSU, Clemson put Golden Age of wide receivers on display
There will be several erasers on the field during the College Football Playoff championship game between No. The increased emphasis on the passing game has given rise to a Golden Age of wide receivers. “You get open with your route running,” LSU receivers coach Mickey Joseph said. And with players such as Chase, Ross and Marshall returning for next season there are plenty more erasers ready to fill any void. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen http://www.westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/APTop25CollegeFootballPoll and https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Mother of Taylor Williams arrested, taken to hospital after overdose
Search teams uncovered human remains in a wooded area in Alabama on Tuesday during the search for Taylor Williams. Since then, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams has said that Taylor's mother, Brianna Williams, has stopped cooperating with the investigation and is now considered a person of interest in her daughter's disappearance. Williams said Brianna Williams was believed to have been driving her Honda Accord which has tinted windows and black rims. Brianna Williams was still reporting for duty as of Tuesday morning, according to Navy officials. Police said Brianna Williams' family and that of Taylor's biological father are cooperating in their investigation.
Remains found in Taylor Rose Williams, mother overdoses
DEMOPOLIS, Ala. - Search teams uncovered human remains in a wooded area in Alabama on Tuesday during the search for missing Taylor Rose Williams, law enforcement confirmed. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office will await identification of the remains as forensics tests are completed, according to the Demopolis Police Department. WJXT is reporting Brianna Williams, Taylor's mother, was airlifted Tuesday afternoon from NAS Jacksonville, where she is a chief petty officer, to UF Health Jacksonville following an overdose. Williams said Brianna Williams was believed to have been driving her Honda Accord which has tinted windows and black rims. Brianna Williams was still reporting for duty as of Tuesday morning, according to Navy officials.
Human remains found in Alabama in search for missing Florida girl
Copyright 2019 CNN(CNN) - Human remains have been found in the search for 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams, who was reported missing in Florida last week, the Demopolis Police Department in Alabama said Tuesday. "The multi-agency investigative team involved in the search for missing Taylor Rose Williams confirmed that search teams uncovered human remains in a wooded area between the cities of Linden and Demopolis, Alabama," the police department said in a Facebook post. The search for Taylor had expanded beyond Florida into Alabama this week. "She has not spoken to us since Wednesday and she was the last person to see Taylor," Sheriff Williams said. She continues to reside and work at the naval station in Jacksonville, Sheriff Williams said.
Search for missing 5-year-old Florida girl expands to Alabama
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The search for 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams has expanded beyond Florida into Alabama. Taylor's mother is not missing, but she is also not cooperating with authorities, Sheriff Williams said. "She has not spoken to us since Wednesday and she was the last person to see Taylor," Sheriff Williams said. CNN has reached out to Taylor's mother and other family members but has not heard back. She continues to reside and work on the naval station in Jacksonville, Sheriff Williams said.
Mom now person of interest in disappearance of 5-year-old Florida girl
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The mother of a 5-year-old girl reported missing from Jacksonville last week is now a person of interest in her daughter's disappearance, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams announced Monday. He said Brianna Williams was believed to have been driving her black 2017 Honda Accord, which has tinted windows and black rims. "We absolutely hope to find her alive," Sheriff Williams said. Multiple sources said they will look in a 30-square mile grid in a rural area in Alabama, where her mother, Brianna Williams, grew up. The investigation into Taylor's disappearance began at 7:22 a.m. Nov. 6 at a home on Ivy Street where Brianna Williams told police she last saw her daughter in bed the night before.
Sheriff: Missing Florida girl's mother has stopped cooperating
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On the second day of the search for a missing 5-year-old girl, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams announced that Taylor Rose Williams' mother has stopped cooperating with investigators. He said that Brianna Williams is not in custody or under arrest, but stopped answering questions when detectives pointed out inconsistencies with her story. Sheriff Williams said at 4 p.m. Thursday that the massive search for Taylor will continue and the Amber Alert remains in effect. He said hundreds of tips have come in and asked anyone who saw Brianna Williams and her daughter together in the last six months to call 904-630-0500. Officers continue to remove evidence bags Thursday from the home on Ivy Street where Taylor reportedly disappeared.