|17||@Chiefs||W 38 - 21|
|16||Broncos||W 19 - 16|
|15||@Raiders||W 30 - 27||4||2||2||0||0||0|
|14||Falcons||W 20 - 17||1||0||1||0||0||0|
|13||Patriots||L 0 - 45||2||2||0||0||0||0|
|12||@Bills||L 17 - 27||8||7||1||3||1||0||1|
|11||Jets||W 34 - 28||2||0||2||0||0||0|
|10||@Dolphins||L 21 - 29|
|9||Raiders||L 26 - 31|
|8||@Broncos||L 30 - 31||2||1||1||0||0||0|
|3||Panthers||L 16 - 21||2||2||0||1||0||0|
|7||Jaguars||W 39 - 29||3||2||1||0.5||0||0|
|2||Chiefs||L 20 - 23||4||2||2||1||0||0|
|1||@Bengals||W 16 - 13||4||4||0||1||0||0|
|5||@Saints||L 27 - 30||1||1||0||1||0||0|
|4||@Buccaneers||L 31 - 38||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|2016||San Diego Chargers||12||11||40||28||12||10.5||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||16||16||60||44||16||12.5||1||4||1|
|2018||Los Angeles Chargers||7||6||22||17||5||5.5||0||0||1|
|2019||Los Angeles Chargers||16||16||64||44||20||11.5||0||1|
|2020||Los Angeles Chargers||12||10||34||24||10||7.5||1||0||1|
- Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2017, '19 seasons) and was named All-AFC by the Professional Football Writers of America in each of those two seasons while earning All-Pro recognition last year from Sporting News.
- As a rookie in 2016, was named Defensive Rookie of the Year by The Associated Press and PFWA and was twice recognized as NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month (October and December).
- Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week last year for his performance in the Week 8 win at Chicago — 12 tackles (eight solo), two sacks and six tackles for loss.
- Awarded Pepsi Rookie of the Week (Week 7 of 2016) in a fan vote, All-Rookie by PFWA and Chargers Co-Lineman of the Year in 2016.
- Registered 19 sacks in the first 20 games of his career, topping LB Aldon Smith (18.5) for the most in a player's first 20 career games in NFL history.
- Set single-season career highs in 2017 in tackles (99), solo stops (61), assisted tackles (38), sacks (12.5) and forced fumbles (four).
- Moved to No. 8 in Chargers history in career sacks with 40.0, passing DEs Burt Grossman and Chris Mimms (38.0 each).
- Last year, started all 16 games to post 92 tackles (59 solo), 11.5 sacks, a career-high 21.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble.
- Had at least 10 sacks in three of his first four seasons, trailing only DE Dwight Freeney, Hall of Fame LB Derrick Thomas and Hall of Fame DE Reggie White (all did so in each of their first four seasons).
- In 2017, combined with DE Melvin Ingram to total 23 sacks between them and rank as the No. 2 sack duo in the NFL.
- Last season, had three-straight multi-sack games, including back-to-back games with two-plus sacks, the first Charger to do so since LB Kevin Burnett in 2010.
- Became the first Chargers rookie since LB Shawne Merriman in 2005 (10.0 sacks) and just fifth in team history since 1982 to record double-digit sacks, joining Merriman, DE Chris Mims (1992), DE Burt Grossman (1989) and DE Leslie O'Neal (1986).
- Closed out his rookie season with at least a half-sack in each of the team's final six games, the longest stretch by a Charger since 2001.
PERSONAL: Given name Joseph Anthony Bosa…Nickname is 'Big Bear'…Born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. …Younger brother, Nick, played DE at Ohio State and was selected No. 2 overall in the 2019 NFL Draft by San Francisco — winning Defensive Rookie of the Year honors…Father, John, was a first-round selection of the Miami Dolphins in 1987 after playing collegiately at Boston College…Uncle, Eric Kumerow, lettered four years as a LB at Ohio State and went on to be selected by the Dolphins in the 1988 NFL Draft…Grandfather, Palmer Pyle Jr., played along the offensive line at Michigan State before being drafted by the Baltimore Colts…Great-uncle, Mike, played nine seasons as a C for the Chicago Bears…Cousin, Jake Kumerow, played in college at Division-III Wisconsin-Whitewater before spending the 2015 season on the practice squad of the Cincinnati Bengals and currently plays for Green Bay…In the 2019 offseason, visited the set of Game of Thrones, appearing in the show as an extra…Each Christmas Day, visits a Children's Hospital to spread holiday cheer and give gifts to patients…Enjoys cooking in his spare time, and learned to cook from his mother, Cheryl…Studied communications at Ohio State…High School: Two-time first-team All-State by The Associated Press at St. Thomas Aquinas High in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. …Earned All-America honors as a senior…Led the Raiders to two state titles in his tenure.
Joey Bosa: "Coach Staley's Going to Put Me in the Best Position to Succeed"
Edge defender Joey Bosa speaks with the media following the second day of Training Camp.
Meet the Linebackers and Edge Rushers!
Get a rundown of the Chargers linebackers and edge rushers prior to the start of Training Camp.
LaDainian Tomlinson's Top 5 Edge Rushers
NFL Network's LaDainian Tomlinson shares his top five edge rushers entering the 2021 NFL season.
Joey Bosa: "It Feels Like We're Heading in the Right Direction"
DE Joey Bosa speaks to the media following 2021 Minicamp.
Joey Bosa on Mental Wellness
Chargers star defensive end Joey Bosa reveals how therapy and meditation have helped him prioritize his mental health and wellness. For more information, or to seek help, visit www.mhanational.org.
Bolts Draft Experience
Watch the live Bolts Draft Experience featuring LaDainian Tomlinson, Joey Bosa, Derwin James and Justin Herbert.
Before They Were Chargers
Before they were Chargers, they were kids with a dream. Tune in to the 2021 NFL Draft.
Bolt Up: 2021 NFL Draft Hype Video
Draft Night is just a day away! Who will be next to join the Bolts?
Joey Bosa: Moments Like This Start on Draft Night
Before he was dropping quarterbacks in the backfield, he was the 3rd pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Powered by Ball.
Chargers in the Community
The Los Angeles Chargers and the Chargers Impact Fund Bolt Up for our Southern California communities every day. In 2020, Bolt Up became more than a symbol or a phrase. It was a call to action, and a promise to our fans, neighbors and region. Thank you to all of the frontline workers, nonprofits, and community members for all their continuing hard work and sacrifice.
Next Generations: Joey Bosa and Alama Collins
All season long, current players have paid it forward by pairing up with Youth Football stars to break down each other's plays and discuss the game. In a special Pro Bowl Next Generations spotlight, Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa sits down with Alama Collins of Long Beach Wilson High School. Collins is a senior defensive end who was named Defensive Player of the Year in his school district in 2019.
Mic'd Up: Best of 2020 Season
Relive some of the best moments from the 2020 season through this mic'd up compilation.
Every Chargers Sack from 2020 Season
Watch every sack by the Los Angeles Chargers from the 2020 NFL season.
Joey Bosa 2020 Season Highlights
Watch the highlights of Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa from the 2020 NFL season.
Rush Hour: Bolts in the 2021 Pro Bowl
Joey Bosa and Keenan Allen were voted to their third and fourth Pro Bowls respectively.
Joey Bosa: "I'm Proud of How the Guys Have Been Responding"
The defensive end spoke to the media on Monday.
Joey Bosa Reflects on Week 13 Against the Patriots
The defensive end spoke to the media on Monday.
My Cause My Cleats: Joey Bosa
Defensive end Joey Bosa shows off his cleats and discusses his cause, MoreThan4 Athletics which raises awareness and money for pediatric cancer through sports.
Mic'd Up: Joey Bosa vs Bills
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa wired for sound during Week 12 at the Buffalo Bills.
Joey Bosa on His Performance vs. Buffalo
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa speaks to the media following the team's loss to the Buffalo Bills.
Every Big Defensive Play by Joey Bosa vs. Bills
Watch the best plays from Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa against the Buffalo Bills in Week 12.
Bolts Win Scrum for the Football After Josh Allen Mishandles the Snap
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa recovers a fumble by Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen.
10 Insights: Bosa Brothers to Take Center Stage During Training Camp
The Chargers will host the San Francisco 49ers for joint practices on Thursday, August 19 and Friday, August 20.
Bolts Buzz: Where Does Joey Bosa Rank Among ESPN's Top Edge Rushers?
Jeremy Fowler recently wrote an article "Ranking the NFL's top 10 edge rushers for 2021".
Why the Chargers' New Defense Could Be 'a Big Boon' for Joey Bosa
"There isn't a better all-around defensive end in the league. There just isn't."
From the Podium: What RB Austin Ekeler Thinks About the Chargers' New Offense
Ten quotes from the Chargers' two-day minicamp this week at Hoag Performance Center.
Why Joey Bosa Has 'Strong Case' for NFL's Best Defensive End
"I think he's the most technically sound guy that we have in the league right now in terms of using his hands."
Joey Bosa and Keenan Allen Earn Pro Bowl Honors
The National Football League announced Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen and defensive end Joey Bosa were named 2021 Pro Bowlers.
Joey Bosa Nominated for 2020 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
Each NFL team nominates one of its players for the award, which recognizes players around the league who exemplify outstanding sportsmanship on the field.
By the Numbers: Joey Bosa's Career Day
Notable numbers from the Chargers' Week 12 game against the Buffalo Bills.
By the Numbers: Justin Herbert's Monday Night Football Magic
Notable numbers from the Chargers' Week 5 game against the New Orleans Saints.
Training Camp Notebook: Linval Joseph's Strength on Display
"Usually, those interior guys usually aren't as long, but he's long and he can move with the weight that he carries. So, it's gonna be a lot of help in there."
Los Angeles Chargers Sign Joey Bosa to Multi-Year Extension
The Los Angeles Chargers today signed defensive end Joey Bosa to a multi-year contract extension.
Joey Bosa Makes Fourth Career NFL Top 100 Appearance
The DE, who just agreed to terms on a new contract with the Chargers, came in at No. 34.
Top Chargers Ratings for Madden 21
From overall ratings to individual categories, find out where the Bolts ranked.
Three Chargers Named to PFF's Top 101 Players of 2019
Two defensive players and one player on offense round out the trio from the Bolts.
Trio of Chargers Named to 2019 PFWA Teams
Joey Bosa and Keenan Allen made the All-AFC Team while Drue Tranquill was named to the All-Rookie Team.
Top Shots 2020: Best of Joey Bosa
Take a look back at the best photos of Joey Bosa's Pro Bowl 2020 season.
Top Shots 2019: Best of Joey Bosa
Take a look back at the best photos of defensive end Joey Bosa from the 2019 season.
Derwin James & Joey Bosa Film Super Bowl Commercial at SoFi Stadium
Take a behind the scenes look at Derwin James and Joey Bosa on set of the 2020 Super Bowl commercial at SoFi Stadium.
Photos: Derwin James & Joey Bosa Tour SoFi Stadium
Browse through photos of Derwin James and Joey Bosa checking out our new home, SoFi Stadium.
Photos: Bosa's Defensive Player of the Week Performance
Take a look at some of the best shots from Joey Bosa's dominate performance against the Chicago Bears that earned him Week 8 AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Bosa's Best Moments From 2018
Take a look through the top photos of Joey Bosa during the 2018 season.
Top Photos of Joey Bosa
Joey Bosa was selected into the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018. Browse through the best of his career thus far.
Throwback Thursday: Bosa at the Combine
Take a look back at Joey Bosa's performance at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.
Bosa Sack Tracker
Take a look through all 19 of Joey Bosa's sacks since his NFL debut. He holds the NFL record for most sacks through his first 20 games.
Bosa Awarded Defensive Rookie of the Month
Take a look through game photos of Joey Bosa during the last month of his rookie season.