Los Angeles Chargers vs Washington Football Team

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2021 // 1:O0 PM ET // FEDEXFIELD // REFEREE: ALEX KEMP

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Jay Feely
SIRIUS: 108 (LAC), 103 (Was.) | XM: 388 (LAC), 233 (Was.) | SXM App: 817 (LAC), 831 (Was.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Washington leads all-time series, 7-4
STREAKS: Chargers have won 4 of past 5
LAST GAME: 12/10/17: Washington 13 at Chargers 30
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/3/13: Washington 30, Chargers 24 (OT

 

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS LEADERS (2020 STATS) WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM

LAST WEEK –
Brandon Staley: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Ron Rivera: 2-0
24.0/26.6 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 20.9/20.6
382.1 OFFENSE 317.3
Justin Herbert: 396-595-4336-31-10-98.3 PASSING Ryan Fitzpatrick (Mia.): 183-267-2091-13-8-95.6
Austin Ekeler: 116-530-4.6-1 RUSHING Antonio Gibson: 170-795-4.7-11
Keenan Allen: 100-992-9.9-8 RECEIVING Terry McLaurin: 87-1118-12.9-4
343.4 DEFENSE 304.6
Joey Bosa: 7.5 SACKS Montez Sweat: 9
Michael Davis: 3 INTs Kendall Fuller: 4
+3 (19/16) TAKE/GIVE -4 (23/27)
Ty Long: 46.8 (34.1) PUNTING (NET) Tress Way: 48.0 (44.3)
Tristan Vizcaino (SF): 11 (2/2 PAT; 3/3 FG) KICKING Dustin Hopkins: 111 (30/32 PAT; 27/34 FG)

 

CHARGERS NOTES

• QB JUSTIN HERBERT set NFL all-time rookie records in TD passes (31) & completions (396) & had 2nd-most passing yards ever by rookie (4,336) in 2020. Became 1st rookie with 25+ TD passes & 4,000+ passing yards. Had 6 games with 3+ TD passes & 8 games  ith 300+ pass yards, both most-ever by rookie. Can join JAMEIS WINSTON as only players ever with 4,000+ pass yards in each of 1st 2 seasons.

• RB AUSTIN EKELER totaled 933 scrimmage yards (530 rush, 403 rec.) in 2020, his 3rd-consecutive season with 900+ scrimmage yards. Has 16 rec. TDs since 2017, tied-most among RBs.

• WR KEENAN ALLEN led team in catches (100), rec. yards (992) & rec. TDs (8) in 2020. Is 1 of 2 players (DEANDRE HOPKINS) with 95+ catches in each of past 4 seasons. Has 624 receptions in 100 career games, most-ever by player in 1st 100 games. Has 14 catches for 239 yards (119.5 per game) & TD in 2 career games. vs. Was. WR MIKE WILLIAMS had 756 rec. yards & 5 rec. TDs in 2020, his second-straight season with 750+ rec. yards. TE JARED COOK makes LAC debut. Is only TE with 6+ rec. TDs in each of past 3 seasons.

• DE JOEY BOSA led team with 7.5 sacks in 2020 & tied-3rd in NFL with 15 TFL. Is only player in NFL with 15+ TFL in each of past 2 seasons. LB KENNETH MURRAY led team with 107 tackles last season, 2nd-most among rookies. CB MICHAEL DAVIS led team with career-high 14 PD & 3 INTs in 2020. Has 7 PD in his past 5 on road. CB CHRIS HARRIS has 21 INTs in 10-year career.

 

WASHINGTON NOTES

• QB RYAN FITZPATRICK makes Was. debut. Passed for 2,091 yards & 13 TDs with 95.6 rating in 9 games with Mia. in 2020.

• RB ANTONIO GIBSON had 1,042 scrimmage yards (795 rush, 247 rec.) & tied-1st among rookies with 11 rush TDs in 2020. Has rush TD in 3 of his past 4 at home. RB J.D. MCKISSIC had career-high 954 scrimmage yards (589 rec., 365 rush) & ranked 2nd among RBs with career-high 80 catches last season. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with rec. TD.

• WR TERRY MCLAURIN had career-high 87 receptions & 1stcareer 1,000+ rec. yard season (1,118) in 2020. Aims for his 6th in row, incl. postseason, at home with 5+ catches & 75+ rec. yards. WR CURTIS SAMUEL makes Was. debut. Set career-highs in receptions (77), rec. yards (851) & scrimmage yards (1,051) with Car. in 2020. TE LOGAN THOMAS set career-highs in catches (72), rec. yards (670) & rec. TDs (6) last season.

• DE CHASE YOUNG led all rookies with 7.5 sacks & 10 TFL & tied1st in FFs (4) in 2020. Was 1 of 2 rookies (JUSTIN JEFFERSON) selected to 2021 Pro Bowl. DE MONTEZ SWEAT led team with career-high 9 sacks & 12 TFL in 2020. LB JON BOSTIC led team with career-best 118 tackles & had career-high 3 sacks last season. LB JAMIN DAVIS was selected in 1st round (19th overall) in 2021 NFL Draft. CB KENDALL FULLER led team with 4 INTs in 2020. Has 10+ PD in 3 of the past 4 seasons. S KAMREN CURL was only rookie last season with 80+ tackles (88) & 3+ INTs (3). S LANDON COLLINS has 95+ tackles in 5 of 1st 6 NFL seasons.