Many draft experts and talking heads have said they got it wrong with Herbert, but the Chargers should thank them because all the personality speculation they provided before the draft became their gain. Herbert celebrated his first NFL victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars last week by giving star wide receiver Keenan Allen an enthusiastic slap on the behind. Yes, sir!
Herb Adderley, the Hall of Fame cornerback who joined the NFL as a running back and became part of a record six championship teams with the Packers and Cowboys, has died. He was 81. His death was confirmed by the team Friday, with no details given.
In his first five weeks as an NFL quarterback, Herbert turned heads by throwing for 1,542 yards and 12 touchdowns with three interceptions. He’s averaging 308.4 yards per game to start his NFL career and has now become the franchise quarterback for the team he grew up rooting for. Week 2 - Kansas City Chiefs (L 23-20 OT) There aren’t many more daunting tasks as a rookie signal-caller than to face the reigning champions led by the top quarterback in the NFL in Patrick Mahomes.