Rams receiver Robert Woods answers 15 questions from The Times' Lindsey Thiry about his return to Los Angeles, what he last searched for on Google, the defensive back he most wants to face and much more.
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How can a team script out their first 15 plays when they have no idea of the game situation? If any and all options are considered based on the game situation, why script out any plays? Just refer to your play sheet for the situation.
You’re exhausted, tired. You don’t have any legs. But once you get through that mentally, you’re good.
Chargers linebacker Korey Toomer
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn joked last week about doing some redecorating before his first game as the team’s head coach Monday night in Denver.
Maybe with a brush and bucket, maybe with paper and duct tape, Lynn wanted to cover all of the signs noting the elevation of the Broncos’ home field — a reminder of exactly where they are and a warning for how they’re about to feel.
Above the visiting locker room, the one where the Chargers will begin their season, a sign reading “Welcome to the MILE HIGH CITY” will drive home the point. Underneath it are the numbers for even more of an effect: 5,280.