DE - LAC
Week 3 Outlook
Chargers DE Joey Bosa (triceps) did not practice on Wednesday.
No word on the severity of Bosa's triceps injury, but he was seen wearing a sleeve on Wednesday. The Chargers will need their edge rusher come Sunday when they take on Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs. Keep an eye on his status as we head into Thursday and Friday practices.
The Chargers signed star DE Joey Bosa to a five-year, $135 million contract extension. The deal includes $102 million guaranteed.
Bosa, who just reported to camp on Tuesday will become highest paid defensive player in the NFL. The deal includes $102 million guaranteed, $78 at signing. Bosa earned a trip to the Pro Bowl in 2019 and has been a defensive force for the Chargers throughout his four-year career. The 25-year-old racked up 67 tackles, 11.5 sacks and a forced fumble across 16 games in 2019. Bosa is currently second among defensive linemen in the latest expert consensus rankings.
DE Joey Bosa reports to training camp without a new contract.
Bosa reportedly wants a new contract, but showed up to camp Tuesday. He is in his last year of his deal and set to make $14 million in 2020. The Chargers and Bosa will look to work out a long-term contract in the near future. Bosa earned a trip to the Pro Bowl in 2019. The 25-year-old racked up 67 tackles, 11.5 sacks and a forced fumble across 16 games.
Joey Bosa could not break his personal best in sacks on Sunday, registering two solo tackles, one assisted tackle, and two QB hits, as the Chargers fell to the Chiefs, 31-21.
Though Bosa didn't impress in Week 17, he still had his third double-digit sack season in just four years. More importantly, he proved his durability by playing all 16 games after missing nine games last year. Bosa heads into 2020 as one of the top IDP options across all formats.
Joey Bosa logged four solo tackles, two TFLs, one sack, and two QB hits in a 24-17 loss to the Raiders on Sunday.
Despite the Chargers stumbling in their final home game of the season, Bosa continued his outstanding 2019 campaign. With his sack total now at 11.5, he's only one short of his career-best of 12.5 set back in 2017. He and the Chargers will try to play the role of spoilers when they fly into Kansas City for Week 17.