Complete coverage: NFL 2020 season preview


SoFi Stadium, the NFL’s crown jewel, was the the culmination of Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s vision and the NFL’s desire to return to the L.A. market.

The Chargers’ status as a playoff contender complicated decisions on breaking in rookie QB Justin Herbert. The coronavirus-altered calendar added other variables.

Rookie running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire spearheads the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive attack in a 34-20 season-opening win over the Houston Texans.

Tom Brady says he’s gaining plenty of insight from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coaching staff, and Peyton Manning believes the QB is set for more success.

The Raiders’ decision to move from Oakland to Las Vegas may have been ‘a kick in the teeth’ for some, but the team still has plenty of passionate fans.

Austin Ekeler is now the Chargers’ featured running back. He’s got several young backs and a running quarterback in Tyrod Taylor as support.

A new NFL season is here, but will the Rams open up SoFi Stadium with a win over the Dallas Cowboys? Will Tyrod Taylor lead the Chargers to victory?

Without fans present at SoFi Stadium in the Rams’ season opener against the Dallas Cowboys, it will be up to DJ Jamal McCoy to create some atmosphere.

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn has supported his players on and off the field and has the trust of management, but winning games remains a priority too.

Running backs Malcolm Brown, Darrell Henderson and Cam Akers are expected to be used in combination as the Rams attempt to rebound after missing the playoffs.

Despite parting ways with Todd Gurley and Brandin Cooks in cost-cutting moves, the Rams are still expecting plenty of return on offense this season.

The Chargers locked up defensive end Joey Bosa, added sturdy reinforcements and returned reliable players to a defense looking for more turnovers and sacks in 2020.

The Rams defense went through a major overhaul after the team finished 9-7 last season, with Brandon Staley, 37, replacing Wade Phillips, 73, as defensive coordinator.

In order to give Tyrod Taylor a fighting chance at leading a successful offense, the Chargers offensive line needs to show improvement over 2019.

When athletes decide to use their platform to draw attention to crippling societal ills, not being registered to vote undermines gravitas.

A look at firsts achieved by Black players, coaches and officials in the modern era of the NFL.

Mike Pereira, rules analyst at Fox and former NFL director of officials, spoke with The Los Angeles Times about the 2020 NFL season.

Justin Herbert isn’t the Chargers’ starting quarterback, but expectations remain high for the rookie as he looks to reward the team’s faith in him.

In a rematch of last year’s playoffs, the Houston Texans and Super Bowl champion Chiefs kick off the season in Kansas City, with some fans allowed.

Rams quarterback Jared Goff is hoping for a rebound season in 2020, and he’s willing to follow Tom Brady’s approach to the game to make it happen.

After the Rams missed the playoffs last season, coach Sean McVay needs to show he can mold a team with key roster and coaching changes into a winner.

Playing fantasy football this season requires making some contingency plans in case the NFL season takes an unexpected turn amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle and the San Francisco 49ers reached the Super Bowl last season, and they’re looking to go back and win this season.

After leading the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 50 years, Patrick Mahomes gives Kansas City a big edge in the AFC West.

For years the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have struggled in the NFC South, but the combination of Tom Brady and Bruce Arians will pose a challenge to the Saints.

Behind Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry, the Tennessee Titans toppled the Patriots and Ravens in the playoffs. Can they surprise again in 2020?

The Green Bay Packers went 13-3 under first-year coach Matt LaFleur in 2019, but will Aaron Rodgers and rest take the next step and challenge for a title?

After finishing second to Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens last season, Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to rise again.

The Philadelphia Eagles will be the team to beat in the NFC East, but the Mike McCarthy-led Dallas Cowboys will be a team to watch.

A team-by-team breakdown at the AFC East heading into the 2020 NFL season. Can the Buffalo Bills finally best the New England Patriots?

Tom Brady knows how to handle pressure well on the football field and the golf course, a characteristic that should serve him well with the Buccaneers.

Now that Tom Brady has left New England for Tampa, which quarterback has played the longest with his current team?