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|2||Chiefs||L 20 - 23||4||2||2||1||0||0|
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|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||6||5||15||12||3||4.5||0||0|
- 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 Drops James Robinson for Fourth-Down TFL
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa tackles Jacksonville Jaguars running back James Robinson to force a turnover on downs.
Bosa, Nwosu Envelop Minshew for Third-Down Sack
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa and linebacker Uchenna Nwosu sack Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew III.
Joey Bosa on "Taking It One Game at a Time"
The defensive end spoke to the media on Wednesday.
Joey Bosa: "We Have to Keep the Intensity Going for Four Quarters"
The defensive end spoke to the media on Monday.
Film Room: Bolts Defense
Chris Hayre and Daniel Jeremiah break down how the Bolts defense performed against the Carolina Panthers.
Joey Bosa Reflects on Defense's Performance Against Panthers
The DE spoke to the media on Monday.
Joey Bosa's Third-Down Sack Pushes Panthers out of FG Range
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa's third-down sack pushes Panthers out of FG range.
Who Will Excel vs. Panthers?
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights Los Angeles Chargers players who will excel in Week 3 vs. the Carolina Panthers.
Joey Bosa Beats Mitchell Schwartz for Monstrous Sack of Patrick Mahomes
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa makes the sack on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Joey Bosa on the Defense's Performance in Week 1
The defensive end spoke to the media on Monday.
Bolts Amazed by SoFi Stadium Construction Progress
Take a look back at when Joey Bosa, Derwin James, and Michael Badgley got a sneak peek of the Bolt's new home at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood.
Film Room: Joey Bosa and Joe Burrow
Chris Hayre and Daniel Jeremiah break down how Joey Bosa gets to the quarterback and some of Joe Burrow's highlights from LSU.
Mic'd Up: Joey Bosa at Training Camp
DE Joey Bosa wired for sound at Chargers 2020 Training Camp.
Rush Hour: Bolts Defense
How the addition of Linval Joseph and Joey Bosa's new contract impacts the Chargers defense.
Joey Bosa: 'It's Finally Starting to Feel Like Camp'
Defensive end Joey Bosa speaks to the media after Tuesday's training camp practice.
Joey Bosa on His Goals for the 2020 Season
Defensive end Joey Bosa joins Hayley Elwood to discuss how he wants to improve in 2020, how he and his family reacted to his contract extension with the Chargers, and more.
Joey Bosa: Getting My Contract Extended 'Was Very Emotional'
Defensive end Joey Bosa speaks to the media on his contract extension with the Chargers, who's standing out among the new members of the Bolts defense, and more.
Joey Bosa Is Here to Stay
Defensive End Joey Bosa signed a long-term contract to keep him with the Bolts.
Joey "Big Bear" Terrorized Backfields in 2019
Check out some of Joey Bosa's best moment's from the 2019 season.
Top 100 Players of 2020: Joey Bosa at #34
The Los Angeles Chargers defensive end has now made the "Top 100" after each of his first four seasons in the league. Bosa's No. 34 ranking on the list is his highest yet in his career.
Throwback: Joey Bosa's 2016 Combine Highlights
Check out Defensive End Joey Bosa's combine workout from 2016.
Behind the Scenes with Derwin & Joey at the Super Bowl Commercial Shoot
Go behind the scenes with Derwin James and Joey Bosa as they shoot the opening commercial for Super Bowl LIV.
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.
Chargers Will Have Sixth Pick in 2020 NFL Draft
The Chargers have had a track record of success with first-round draft picks under general manager Tom Telesco.
By the Numbers: Bolts Have First 900-Plus Receiving-Yard Trio in NFL Since 2014
The numbers you need to know from the Chargers' Week 16 game, including milestones for Austin Ekeler and Melvin Gordon and more sacks by Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram
Recap: Chargers Fall to Raiders, 24-17
Highlights from the game include two touchdowns from Melvin Gordon and sacks by Melvin Ingram and Joey Bosa
Pro Bowlers Joey Bosa, Keenan Allen Earn Praise from Coaches
Joey Bosa and Keenan Allen earned praise from Chargers coordinators Gus Bradley and Shane Steichen following their Pro Bowl selections.
Chargers Game Preview: Raiders vs. Chargers, Week 16
Head coaches Anthony Lynn and Jon Gruden preview Week 16's Raiders-Chargers AFC West rivalry game.
Joey Bosa and Keenan Allen Earn Pro Bowl Starting Nods
Additionally, Melvin Ingram was named a first alternate at defensive end and Derek Watt garnered first alternate on special teams and second alternate at fullback.
Don't Blink if you Lead the AFC Defense in Pro Bowl Fan Votes
Joey Bosa leads the AFC Defense in Pro Bowl Fan Votes
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.