Justin Herbert and the Chargers' Defense beat the Raiders 28-14


Los Angeles Chargers #10 Justin Herbert (QB) setting up their offense against the Las Vegas Raiders' defense. Photo by Los Angeles Chargers.

10/4/21 INGLEWOOD, CA - Justin Hebert threw three touchdowns to help the Los Angeles Chargers (3-1) defeat the Las Vegas Raiders (3-1), 28-14 at So-Fi Stadium, with the majority of the fans in attendance were Raiders fans.


Herbert outplayed Derek Carr completing 25 of his 38 passes for 222-yards. Carr completed 21 of his 34 passes for 196-yards and two touchdowns.


The Chargers struck first in the first quarter after Herbert threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to his tight-end Donald Partham Jr. to lead 7-0.


Jared Cook, the Chargers tight-end, made the score 14-0 in the second quarter after catching a 10-yard touchdown pass from Herbert.


The Chargers increased their lead to 21-0 after running back Austin Ekeler caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Herbert.

Los Angeles Chargers #30 Austin Ekeler 11-yard touchdown run. Photo by Los Angeles Chargers.

John Gruden, the head coach for the Raiders, and their offense had no answer for the Chargers'defense keeping them scoreless in the first half.


The Raiders scored in the third inning when Carr found Hunter Renfrow for a 10-yard touchdown catch in the endzone.


The Raiders would score their final touchdown of the game in the third quarter, after Carr's 3-yard touchdown pass to his tight-end Darren Waller that made the score 21-14.


Ekeler, in the fourth quarter, would score on an 11-yard touchdown run to secure a 28-14 win for the Chargers to move into first place in the AFC West.


Ekeler was a beast for the Chargers, carrying the ball fifteen times for 117-yards and one touchdown rushing. The Chargers' next game will be next Sunday at So-Fi Stadium against Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns. #lachargers #justinherbert #austinekeler #losangeleschargers #tgsportstv1