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Los Angeles Chargers (1-2)


Thu. 9/15 Sun. 9/25 Sun. 10/2 Sun. 10/9 Mon. 10/17
@ KC
L 24-27
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vs. Jax
L 10-38
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@ Hou
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST11:00 AM CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
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@ Cle
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST11:00 AM CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
vs. Den
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST6:15 PM CT4:15 UAE (+1)20:15 ET23:15

Ekeler scores 3 touchdowns, Chargers hold off Texans 34-24

HOUSTON (AP) Austin Ekeler was off to a slow start following a 20-touchdown season, and the Chargers believed he was due for a breakout game.

He had it Sunday, scoring his first three touchdowns of the year to lead Los Angeles to a 34-24 win over the Houston Texans.

"To get him going today was big," Los Angeles coach Brandon Staley said. "He played like a captain today beyond his performance on the field. He really led our football team on offense and just played with the energy that he's known for and just a complete performance by him."

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AFC West Division
TeamWLTPct
Kansas City 210.667
Denver 210.667
Los Angeles 220.500
Las Vegas 030.000
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: J. Herbert910
Pass TDs: J. Herbert7
Rush Yds: A. Ekeler80
Rush TDs: None 
Rec Yds: D. Carter150
Rec TDs: Z. Horvath2
Int: B. Callahan1
Sacks: K. Mack4.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1068 (13)
Passing Yards: 910 (6)
Rushing Yards: 177 (32)
Points per game: 19.3 (17)
Yards per game: 356.0 (12)
Touchdowns: 7 (14)
Field Goals: 3 (29)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 1052 (18)
Passing Yards: 792 (19)
Rushing Yards: 308 (11)
Points per game: 28.0 (30)
Yards per game: 350.7 (19)
Touchdowns: 8 (22)
Field Goals: 7 (25)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/1 M. Bandy active/prac. squad
9/28 J. Hightower pract. squad add
9/28 R. Rodgers active/prac. squad
9/28 J. Moore Jr. active/prac. squad
9/28 J. Bosa on IR groin
9/28 R. Slater on IR torn left biceps
9/27 D. Tuszka acquired from waiver
9/27 J. Guyton on IR torn ACL
9/26 R. Rodgers pract. squad add
9/24 R. Rodgers active/prac. squad
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/2 K. Allen hamstring (Out)
10/2 C. Linsley knee, not injury related (Questionable)
10/2 D. Parham Jr. hamstring (Questionable)
9/28 J. Bosa groin (IR)
9/28 R. Slater torn left biceps (IR)
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