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vs Las Vegas Raiders (10-7-0)
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  • LAC -4, O/U 51.5

AFC West Standings

Team Div Overall
5-1-0 12-5-0
3-3-0 10-7-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
1-5-0 7-10-0

2021 Defensive

Total Tackles
Forced Fumbles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 51 4.5 0 0 0

Top Jerry Tillery News

  • Chargers' Jerry Tillery: Fifth-year option declined

    The Chargers declined the fifth-year option on Tillery's rookie contract Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Tillery has steadily progressed in each of his first three seasons in the NFL and registered career highs in tackles (51) and sacks (4.5) last season. While the team declined the defensive tackle's option, he remains in the Chargers' plans moving forward and could re-sign with the team once he reaches free agency.

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  • Chargers' Jerry Tillery: Returns from COVID list

    Tillery was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times reports.

    Tillery missed Week 11 as a result of testing positive for the illness. He will return to his regular starting role on the Chargers defensive line.

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  • Chargers' Jerry Tillery: Tests positive for COVID-19

    Tillery landed on the reserve-COVID-19 list because he tested positive for the virus, Shelley Smith of reports.

    Tillery's ability to play Sunday depends on his vaccination status. If unvaccinated, he won't be able to suit up in Week 11, but if he is vaccinated, he'll need to be asymptomatic and turn in two negative tests 24 hours apart in order to be in uniform against the Steelers.

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  • Chargers' Jerry Tillery: Placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

    TIllery was put on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Tillery must now pass through the league protocol before his reinstatement, putting his availability for Week 11 in doubt. Christian Covington would likely absorb the extra snaps if the Notre Dame product is forced to sit out.

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  • Chargers' Jerry Tillery: Career-high marks

    Tillery compiled seven tackles (four solo) and a half sack in Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Cowboys.

    Sunday easily marked a career outing for the 2019 first-round pick. While Tillery didn't do much to actually stuff the run, the defensive end was all around the ball, nearly leading the team in tackles while also picking up a half sack. Largely a rotational pass rusher throughout his first two seasons in the league, Tillery has been pushed into a bigger workload with Melvin Ingram now in Pittsburgh.

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  • Chargers' Jerry Tillery: Shifting to defensive end Week 12

    Tillery is in line to start at defensive end Sunday against the Bills, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

    The Chargers have been decimated by injuries at the defensive end spot. Melvin Ingram (knee) landed on injured reserve Friday, while Uchenna Nwosu sits out Week 12 with a shoulder issue. Tillery typically lines up along the defensive interior, but he could be bumped to the edge to start opposite Joey Bosa during a visit to Orchard Park. Emeke Egbule, who has zero career starts over his two pro campaigns, is the only available right defensive end on the team's roster.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 295 lbs
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA
Age: 25
School: Notre Dame
Experience: 4