The NFL is officially back as the LA Chargers host the Miami Dolphins in Week 1. It has been a long time since the Bolts have suited up and fans may naturally be out of the swing of tuning into the team every single weekend.
Here is everything you need to know for the Chargers game today.
What time is the Chargers game today?
Kickoff between the Chargers and Dolphins is scheduled for 1:25 p.m. PDT. Los Angeles is hosting at SoFi Stadium and this is one of five late-afternoon slots that will kick off at 1:25 p.m. PDT.
Chargers starting lineup vs Dolphins:
The Chargers head into the 2023 season with one of the most talented rosters in the entire league and a starting lineup on both sides of the ball that can win games. Luckily, the Chargers are not dealing with any injuries to projected starters in Week 1.
Here is how the offense is likely going to line up:
- QB: Justin Herbert
- RB: Austin Ekeler
- WR1: Keenan Allen
- WR2: Mike Williams
- WR3: Joshua Palmer
- TE: Gerald Everett
- LT: Rashawn Slater
- LG: Zion Johnson
- C: Corey Linsley
- RG: Jamaree Salyer
- RT: Trey Pipkins
Fans should also expect to see a decent amount of Quentin Johnston, who the team selected in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Johnston slots in as the WR4 on the depth chart but will likely still be a factor in Week 1.
The Chargers play a 3-4 defense so there are three interior defensive linemen and two edge rushers. Here is what the starting defense is likely going to look like for the Bolts in Week 1:
- Left EDGE: Joey Bosa
- LDE: Morgan Fox
- NT: Sebastian Joseph-Day
- RDE: Austin Johnson
- Right EDGE: Khalil Mack
- ILB: Eric Kendricks
- ILB: Kenneth Murray
- CB1: Michael Davis
- CB2: J.C. Jackson
- CB3: Asante Samuel Jr.
- FS: Alohi Gilman
- SS: Derwin James
What jerseys are the Chargers wearing in Week 1?
This is a very important question as the Chargers have several good-looking jerseys and fans in attendance want to make sure that they are matching the team. The Chargers will be wearing the old-fashioned powder blue jerseys in Week 1.
What channel is the Chargers game on today?
The Chargers game will be broadcast on CBS in both the Los Angeles and Miami markets. Fans in those markets can also watch the game live on Paramount+.
How to listen to Chargers-Dolphins on the radio:
Chargers fans can tune into the Chargers locally on 98.7 FM to hear Matt "Money" Smith and Daniel Jeremiah on the call. Chargers fans outside of the team's radius can download the iHeart app to get the radio station. Fans just need to search "LA Chargers" one downloaded.
The game will also be called on SiriusXM. SiriusXM users can turn to channel 227 in their car or 817 in their homes to listen there.