Dallas Cowboys @ Los Angeles Chargers

SUNDAY, SEPT. 19, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // SOFI STADIUM // REFEREE: TONY CORRENTE

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (4:25 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 133 (Dal.), 82 (LAC) | XM: 382 (Dal.), 227 (LAC) | SXM App: 808 (Dal.), 817 (LAC)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Cowboys lead all-time series, 6-5
STREAKS: Chargers have won past 3
LAST GAME: 11/23/17: Chargers 28 at Cowboys 6
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/29/13 (San Diego): Chargers 30, Cowboys 21

 

DALLAS COWBOYS LEADERS LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

L 31-29 at Tampa Bay (Thu.) LAST WEEK W 20-16 at Washington
Mike McCarthy: 3-0 COACH VS. OPP. Brandon Staley: 0-0
29.0/31.0 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 20.0/16.0
451.0 OFFENSE 424.0
Dak Prescott: 42-58-403-3-1-101.4 PASSING Justin Herbert: 31-47-337-1-1-85.2
Ezekiel Elliott: 11-33-3.0-0 RUSHING Austin Ekeler: 15-57-3.8-1
Amari Cooper: 13-139 (1L)-10.7-2 RECEIVING Keenan Allen: 9-100-11.1-0
431.0 DEFENSE 259.0
– SACKS Joey Bosa: 1
Trevon Diggs, Jourdan Lewis: 1 INTs –
+3 (4/1) TAKE/GIVE -1 (1/2)
Bryan Anger: 49.0 (42.0) PUNTING (NET) Ty Long: 47.0 (36.0)
Greg Zuerlein : 11 (2/3 PAT; 3/5 FG) KICKING Tristan Vizcaino: 8 (2/2 PAT; 2/2 FG)

 

COWBOYS NOTES

• QB DAK PRESCOTT passed for 403 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 101.4 rating in Week 1, his 8th-career game with 400+ pass yards. Has 400+ pass yards in 4 of his past 5 starts. Had 42 completions, most-ever in a Week 1 game. Aims for his 3rd start in row on road with 400+ pass yards & 3 TDs. Aims for his 4th start in row on road with 90+ rating.

• RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT has 973 scrimmage yards (108.1 per game) & 6 TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.) in 9 career road games vs. AFC. Leads  FL with 8,380 scrimmage yards since 2016 & needs 120 scrimmage yards to reach 8,500 career scrimmage yards.

• WR AMARI COOPERhad career-high 13 receptions for 139 yards & 2 rec. TDs last week, his 9th-career game with 10+ catches & 100+ rec. yards. Has 100+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC West. WR CEEDEE LAMB had 7 catches for 104 yards & rec. TD in Week 1, his 3rd-career 100-yard game. Has 4+ receptions in 7 of his 9 career road games. TE DALTON SCHULTZ had 6 receptions in Week 1. Has 4+ catches in 3 of his past 4 vs. AFC.

• DE DEMARCUS LAWRENCE had 15th-career FF in Week 1. DE RANDY GREGORY had 2nd-career FR last week. Rookie LB MICAH PARSONS had 7 tackles & PD last week. LB JAYLON SMITH had 8 tackles & PD in last meeting. Aims for his 7th in row vs. AFC with 7+ tackles. CB JOURDAN LEWIS had 2 PD, INT & FR in Week 1. CB TREVON DIGGS had 2 PD & 4th-career INT last week. CB ANTHONY BROWN had career-high 11 tackles in Week 1. S JAYRON KEARSE had career-high 9 tackles last week.

 

CHARGERS NOTES

• QB JUSTIN HERBERT completed 31 of 47 passes (66 pct.) for 337 yards & TD vs. INT last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 300+ pass yards. Passed for 2,385 yards (298.1 per game) & 15 TDs (13 pass, 2 rush) vs. 5 INTs in 8 home starts last season.

• RB AUSTIN EKELER rushed for 57 yards & had 10th-career rush TD last week, joining DANNY WOODHEAD as only undrafted players in common-draft era with 15+ rec. TDs (16) & 10+ rush TDs. Aims for his 4th in row with TD. Had 573 scrimmage yards (114.6 per game) in 5 home games last season.

• WR KEENAN ALLEN led team with 9 catches for 100 yards in Week 1, his 28th-career game with 100+ rec. yards. Had 11 catches for 172 yards & TD in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Dal. with 80+ rec. yards. Had 701 rec. yards (100.1 per game) in 7 home games last season. WR MIKE WILLIAMS had 8 catches for 82 yards & TD last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 80+ rec. yards & TD catch. TE JARED COOK had 5 catches for 56 yards last week in LAC debut.

• DE JOEY BOSA had sack & 7th-career FF in Week 1. Has 48.5 career sacks & can become 25th active player with 50 sacks. LB KENNETH MURRAY led team with 10 tackles & had 1st-career FR last week. Has 8+ tackles in 3 of his past 4. Had 60 tackles in 8 home games last season. LB KYZIR WHITE had 5 tackles 1st-career FF last week. Aims for his 7th in row at home with 5+ tackles. CB MICHAEL DAVIS had FF in Week 1. Has PD in 4 of his past 5. S DERWIN JAMES had 7 tackles & PD last week.