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AFC West Standings

Team Div Overall
3-0-0 9-2-0
2-2-0 6-5-0
2-2-0 4-7-0
0-3-0 3-8-0

2022 Receiving

STATS REC
Receptions
YDS
Receiving Yards
AVG
Average Yards per Reception
TD
Receiving Touchdowns
LNG
Longest Reception
Regular Season 9 74 8.2 0 25

Top Michael Bandy News

  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Barely used in win

    Bandy went without a target while taking the field for two of the Chargers' 64 snaps on offense in Sunday's 25-24 win over the Cardinals.

    Even though the Chargers were without Mike Williams (ankle), Bandy still couldn't carve out much of a role in Los Angeles' receiver rotation. The two snaps were Bandy's fewest in his eight appearances on the season.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Reverts to No. 5 receiver role

    Bandy did not catch his only target Sunday in a Week 11 loss to Kansas City.

    Bandy played at least 58 percent of the Chargers' offensive snaps in each of the team's games between Week 7 and Week 10, but he saw just eight snaps (12 percent) Sunday. That was largely due to the return of both Keenan Allen and Mike Williams (ankle), though Williams reaggravated his injury in the first half. Even if Williams is forced to miss Week 12, Bandy probably won't be a major contributor with Allen back on the field and Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter seemingly ahead of him on the receiver depth chart.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Kept in check

    Bandy did not catch his lone target in the 22-16 loss to the 49ers on Sunday.

    With Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (foot) out once again, Bandy wound up playing 49 offensive snaps (84 percent); however, the short-yardage specialist was completely kept in check. Despite the extended playing time of late, the undrafted rookie hasn't been able to attract much in the way of targets.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Does little with many targets

    Bandy caught five of his eight targets for 26 yards in Sunday's 20-17 win over the Falcons.

    Given Bandy somehow tallied negative yards across eight targets combined the previous two weeks, Sunday's performance is admittedly an upgrade, but with Bandy slotted into what amounts to a "bubble specialist" role, it's hard to imagine the yards-per-target figure improving noticeably. The undrafted rookie did play 79 percent of the offensive snaps with both Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) out, so it's possible Bandy could have some value in deeper PPR leagues next week with the status of both stud wideouts still up in the air.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Loses yards on six targets

    Bandy recorded minus-5 receiving yards on six targets while playing 40 of the Chargers' 69 snaps on offense in last Sunday's 37-23 loss to the Seahawks.

    Incredibly, Bandy has negative yardage on eight targets over his last two contests, as he recorded a four-yard reception on two looks in the Chargers' previous game Week 6 versus the Broncos. The 58 percent snap share he saw Week 7 was a new season-high rate, but expect Bandy's opportunities to take a hit coming out of the Week 8 bye if Keenan Allen (hamstring) -- who was limited against the Seahawks -- and Joshua Palmer (concussion) are both available. Bandy may not fall out of the game plan entirely, however, as the Chargers are likely to be without Mike Williams (ankle) for at least a couple of games.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Signed to 53-man roster

    The Chargers signed Bandy from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

    Bandy had been elevated from the practice squad three times prior to this week, so Los Angeles was required to sign him to the active roster in order to summon him again. The second-year pro has logged 28 offensive snaps on the campaign, catching three of four targets for 53 yards. He'll serve as much-needed wide receiver depth with Keenan Allen (hamstring) deemed questionable and Joshua Palmer (concussion) ruled out for Sunday's contest against Seattle.

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  • Michael Bandy: Moves back to practice squad

    Bandy reverted to the Chargers' practice squad Tuesday, per the NFL's transaction log.

    Bandy was elevated to the Chargers' active roster prior to the team's Monday night matchup against the Broncos, where he played two snaps on special teams, five offensive snaps and hauled in one of two targets for four yards. Because Monday was the third consecutive week in which the 190-pounder had been promoted from the team's practice squad, he'll now have to sign to the Chargers' active roster in order to be eligible to play again in 2022.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Suiting up for Monday night

    The Chargers elevated Bandy from the practice squad to their active roster Monday ahead of their game versus Denver, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

    It will be the third consecutive week Bandy is active for the Chargers and the last time he's eligible to be elevated from the practice squad before he would have to be signed to the team's active roster in order to play. The 24-year-old wideout has two receptions for 49 yards on two targets through two games this season.

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  • Michael Bandy: Returns to practice squad

    Bandy reverted to the Chargers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Bandy received the promotion with Keenan Allen (hamstring) still out of action. The 24-year-old saw five snaps on offense in the Week 5 win over the Browns, but he failed to tally any stats. Depending on Allen's status for Week 6, Bandy could find himself back with the active roster.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Promoted to active roster

    Bandy has been elevated to the Chargers' active roster ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Browns,

    With Keenan Allen (hamstring) still sidelined, Bandy has again been called up to provide depth at wide receiver. He will be eligible for just one more game-day activation this season.

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  • Michael Bandy: Comes back off active roster

    Bandy reverted to the Chargers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

    Bandy caught both of his targets for 49 yards while playing 20 of the Bolts' 70 offensive snaps Sunday. The 24-year-old wideout was elevated from the team's practice squad for the first time with top receiver Keenan Allen (hamstring) sidelined for the third straight game in Week 4. Bandy is now available for two more game-day activations from the Chargers' practice squad this season.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Joins active roster

    Bandy was elevated to the Chargers' active roster Saturday.

    A preseason standout for the Chargers, Bandy will make his first appearance on the 53-man roster with Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Jalen Guyton (knee) both out. The 5-foot-10 wideout likely won't see many snaps unless more injuries topple the top of the Chargers' wide receiving corps.

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  • Michael Bandy: Headed to practice squad

    The Chargers signed Bandy to the practice squad Wednesday.

    Bandy was part of the Chargers' final roster cuts Tuesday after re-signing with the team on a futures deal in January. The undrafted wideout managed to play 15 total snaps during his lone elevation from the team's practice squad in Week 16 last year.

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  • Michael Bandy: Waived by Chargers

    The Chargers waived Bandy on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Bandy signed a futures deal with the Chargers in January after appearing in one regular season game last year. However, he finds himself among a wave of cuts ahead of Tuesday's 53-man roster deadline. If he clears waivers, he'll likely return to Los Angeles' practice squad.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Inks new deal with Chargers

    The Chargers signed Bandy to a reserve/future contract Tuesday.

    Bandy was active for one game this season but failed to register a target while racking up 88 kick-return yards in Week 16 against the Texans. The wide receiver will remain with the Chargers in 2022, providing him opportunity to play a larger role in the team's offense.

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  • Michael Bandy: Heads back to practice squad

    Bandy reverted to the Chargers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

    Bandy played 10 offensive snaps and six special-team snaps during Sunday's loss to the Texans. He didn't receive a target, but he did return four kickoffs for 88 yards. If Mike Williams and Jalen Guyton are unable to clear protocols this week, Bandy may see a similar workload in Week 17.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Moves up to Los Angeles roster

    Bandy was elevated to the Chargers' active roster Saturday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

    An undrafted rookie free agent, Bandy had moments throughout the preseason but ultimately wasn't able to clinch a spot on the active roster. Pressed for depth with both Mike Williams and Jalen Guyton on the reserve/COVID-19 list, expect Bandy to primarily play on special teams with Keenan Allen and Joshua Palmer seeing the majority of the wide receiver targets.

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  • Michael Bandy: Let go in roster trimming

    Bandy was waived by the Chargers on Tuesday, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports.

    The undrafted free agent never really had a shot at making the team, especially after the Chargers made the surprising choice to keep just five wideouts. It's likely Bandy will return to the team via the practice squad.

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  • Chargers' Michael Bandy: Re-signs with Chargers

    Bandy signed with the Chargers on Friday.

    Bandy signed with the Chargers during OTAs after going undrafted. He was cut by the team earlier in the week, but they've opted to bring him back. The San Diego product saw eight offensive snaps in the team's preseason opener.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 190 lbs
Birthplace: La Mirada, CA
Age: 24
School: San Diego
Experience: 1