The Los Angeles Chargers’ extra time loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday continued a irritating pattern.
The Bolts personal a 21-10 file when holding a lead at any level within the fourth quarter with Justin Herbert on the helm, which is probably the most such losses within the NFL because the 2020 season, in response to NFL Analysis.
Sunday’s end result additionally marked the fourth consecutive one-score defeat for L.A. courting again to final season, together with the wild-card loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars during which the Chargers held a 27-0 lead late into the second quarter.
Head coach Brandon Staley scoffed at any thought of final yr’s playoff defeat affecting his staff in 2023.
“I am not nervous in regards to the Jacksonville loss — the Jacksonville loss hasn’t carried onto the season in anyway,” Staley mentioned throughout his post-game press convention when a reporter introduced up the sport. “Should you’ve seen our coaching camp otherwise you’ve seen the best way we have performed within the first two video games, it hasn’t had an influence on our staff in anyway. Our staff is linked, our staff has performed its coronary heart out in two video games, and we have misplaced two powerful video games. It has nothing to do with the Jacksonville sport and for those who ask anybody in our locker room, it has nothing to do with the Jacksonville sport. And that is simply the reality.
“It is a handy storyline for you and for everyone else, but it surely’s not the reality. We have misplaced two powerful video games however the guys in that locker room, the lads in that locker room they’re finishers they usually have what it takes and we’re excited to show ourselves.”