E. Dotson was an absolute beast on the ground for the Chargers, racking up an impressive 92 yards on just 6 carries and punching in 2 touchdowns. His longest dash of the day was a whopping 40 yards. But he wasn't alone; J. Kelley added 54 yards, giving the Chargers a dominant rushing game totaling 214 yards.
The Rams’ rushing efforts were led by Z. Evans with 34 yards, while R. Freeman was the lone Ram to find the end zone on the ground.
In the air, E. Stick for the Chargers demonstrated precision, completing 14 out of 21 attempts for 109 yards and tossing a touchdown. His top receiver, K. Doss, snagged 3 passes for 39 yards. For the Rams, S. Bennett shouldered the passing game with 191 yards and a touchdown. T. Johnson emerged as his primary target, catching 5 passes for a team-high 70 yards.
However, special teams also played a crucial role in this matchup. D. Davis made a massive statement with an 81-yard punt return for a touchdown, adding to the Chargers’ commanding lead.
But it wasn't all sunshine for the Rams; they were plagued by ball security issues, with X. Smith losing a fumble, giving away a precious possession.
Top players of the match include E. Dotson of the Chargers for his exceptional rushing performance and S. Bennett of the Rams for his passing efforts. Yet, it was the collective effort of the Chargers, especially their dominant ground game and special teams play, that secured them the win in this Los Angeles duel.