Defenses seemed almost nonexistent on Sunday in Los Angeles, as the Chargers outscored the Cleveland Browns by a score of 47-42.
This duel gave way to several explosive games, including a few directed by Justin Herbert. The crowd-favorite quarterback had 26 of his 43 stints for 398 yards, in addition to handing the ball four times for a major.
His favorite target was without a doubt wide receiver Mike Williams, who caught eight of the 16 balls sent in his direction, for 165 yards. He also crossed the opposing goal line twice, each time, on a very long passing game (72 and 42 yards).
Running back Austin Ekeler also had a strong game, totaling 119 yards, in addition to registering a major three times.
In the Browns’ camp, pivot Baker Mayfield also had his share of success, amassing 306 yards in the air in addition to making two touchdown passes, respectively to David Njoku and Rashard Higgins.
However, it was the Browns’ backers who were the most dominant for the visitors. Nick Chubb rushed for 161 rushing yards and nine more through the air, collecting a major in the process. For his part, Kareem Hunt had 61 rushing yards and 29 aerial yards, in addition to crossing the goal line twice.
The Cowboys in the saddle
In Dallas, the Cowboys confirmed their hold over the top seed in the National East section by defeating the New York Giants 44-20.
While there are many offensive performances to be highlighted in the winning camp, including those of quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, it was however the many fallen soldiers in the visitors’ camp that caught the eye. .
The New York squad lost the services of quarterback Daniel Jones, running back Saquon Barkley and wide receiver Kenny Golladay, who already had to make do without those of receivers Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton.
Elsewhere in the NFL
In Arizona, the Cardinals are still the only team in the NFL not to be defeated in 2021, as they defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 17-10.
In Las Vegas, Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields threw his first career touchdown pass in a 20-9 win over the Raiders.