Chargers news: Updated playoff odds, Titans slew of injuries, Donald Parham

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The LA Chargers are entering the final quarter of the season controlling their own destiny. After a big win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 14, the Chargers just need to take care of business in the final four weeks and they will be a playoff team.

That starts with the hardest remaining games on the Bolts' schedule against the Tennessee Titans. While the Titans are a playoff team, they are not necessarily a daunting opponent. Chargers fans have to feel good about the team's current chances of making the playoffs.

Every piece of Chargers news is critical at this juncture and we are here to give you your news roundup ahead of the Bolts' Week 15 affair.

Chargers news roundup, Week 15:

  • Donald Parham has been activated off of the Injured Reserve and will be active against the Titans. This will be Parham's third game of the season for the Bolts. He last played against the Denver Broncos in Week 6, catching all three of his targets for 53 yards.
  • To make room for Parham, the Chargers waived wide receiver Jason Moore. The team also elevated Raheem Layne and Christopher Hinton for the Week 15 game.
  • Safety Derwin James is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game after not practicing all week. Bryce Callahan, Sebastian Joseph-Day and Trey Pipkins were all listed as questionable.
  • The Titans are dealing with a slew of injuries in Week 15. Denico Autry, Tre Avery, C.J. Board, Treylon Burks, Kristian Fulton, Dontrell Hilliard and Amari Hooker were all listed as OUT.
  • The Chargers got help on Saturday from the Buffalo Bills, who defeated the Miami Dolphins. According to The New York Times, the Chargers now have a 53% chance of making the playoffs. If they beat the Titans they will have a 69% chance.

NFL news:

  • Doctors would not clear Mike White to play in Week 15, paving the way for Zach Wilson to start against the Detroit Lions. The Jets losing would increase the Chargers' playoff odds.
  • The Vikings pulled off the largest comeback win in NFL history on Saturday, coming back from 33 points down to beat the Indianapolis Colts in overtime. The Chargers play the Colts next week.
  • Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy was fined over $36,000 by the NFL for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty from Week 14.

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