Of the 32 teams in the NFL today, 20 have been crowned as champions at one point or another in the Super Bowl era – leaving 12 still vying for their first.
That’s roughly one-third of the league that has never hoisted a Lombardi Trophy.
While some of the teams, like the Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings, saw success prior to the AFL-NFL merger, others haven’t even seen the big stage once.
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Melvin Ingram is confident that his team will make it to and win Super Bowl LIV in Miami Gardens, Florida, but do the NFL experts agree?
On Sunday, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn will head to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, to coach his second-ever NFL playoff game.
Bill Belichick will be showing up for his 40th.
That discrepancy, according to Elias, is the biggest in league history, and it wouldn’t be outlandish to think Lynn may be intimidated by the experience of his Patriots counterpart.
“He’s not going to be intimidated by Bill Belichick, and a lot of coaches are,” Ryan said. “But Anthony is not intimidated by the devil.”
Monday night’s matchup between the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Chargers quickly became less about the football and more about the commentators.
The game was already set to make history from on the field and the broadcast. Two African American coaches were making their debuts on the same night, while the telecast featured Beth Mowins, the first woman to call a regular season NFL game in 30 years, and infamous coach Rex Ryan in the booth.
But it was young sideline reporter Sergio Dipp who captured the audience’s attention.
Dipp, who has been with ESPN Deportes since 2013, made a memorable first impression in his Monday Night Football debut, though not for the reasons he had hoped.
As of Thursday morning, the San Diego Chargers officially moved to Los Angeles.
Naturally, with any major move will come a rebrand. We’ve seen it before — most recently with the Chargers’ now-neighbors, the Los Angeles Rams, who kept their logo and colors largely the same as what they were in St. Louis.
The Chargers, however, opted for a slightly more severe overhaul, leaving their arched yellow lightning bolt behind for, well…