INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Keenan Allen set a single-game Chargers franchise file with 16 receptions, Justin Herbert threw for 366 yards and three touchdowns and Los Angeles held on for a 34-28 victory over the Jets on Sunday to snap its three-game shedding streak.
Allen additionally tie Antonio Brown because the quickest to succeed in 600 receptions. Each reached the mark of their 96th video games. Additionally it is Allen’s sixth sport with 13 or extra receptions, essentially the most by a participant in N.F.L. historical past.
Allen had 145 yards receiving, together with 13-yard landing catch within the third quarter to increase the Chargers’ (3-7) result in 31-13. The Jets would rally to get inside 34-28 within the fourth quarter on Frank Gore’s 1-yard run and Joe Flacco’s 6-yard go to Chris Herndon.
The Jets (0-10) — off to the worst begin in franchise historical past — drove to the Los Angeles 32 with lower than a minute remaining earlier than turning the ball over on downs.
Herbert, who accomplished 37 of 49 passes, once more had a day through which he established a bunch of rookie superlatives. He prolonged his streak of video games with a number of landing passes to seven and had his fifth 300-yard passing sport, turning into the fifth rookie in league historical past to succeed in that mark.
Herbert’s 39-yard reference to Mike Williams early within the second quarter made him solely the fifth quarterback in league historical past to succeed in 20 landing passes in 9 or fewer video games.
Flacco, beginning his fourth sport instead of the injured Sam Darnold, was 15 of 30 for 205 yards with two touchdowns. He struggled within the first half, which included a pick-6 within the first quarter to Tevaughn Campbell that gave the Chargers a 7-6 lead.
The Chargers’ Ty Lengthy had a punt blocked for the third time in 4 weeks as particular groups errors affected the Chargers early and led to the Jets’ first landing.
Jets defensive lineman Henry Anderson blew by Joshua Kelley, giving Lengthy no likelihood to get the kick off. Quentin Williams recovered the ball on the Chargers’ 29-yard line, and La’Mical Perine — who later left the sport with an ankle harm — went 5 yards up the center to make it 6-0.
The Jets additionally had particular groups issues. Sam Ficken missed two further factors in his return from a groin harm that sidelined him for 3 video games.