Chargers host Miami Dolphins

Argenis Jesús García Luna | El Sol de Tijuana

Los Angeles Chargers host Miami Dolphins on Sunday Night Football, kickoff at SoFi Stadium is scheduled for 5:20 pm.

It will be the second Sunday night showdown in the series between the two teams. The Volts outgained the Dolphins in 2019 when running back Austin Ekeler scored a pair of touchdowns, one on the ground and one receiving, while the defense totaled five quarterback catches in the contest.

The Rays have a 10-1 record in the series when scoring at least 25 points.

Chargers have recorded a fumble recovery in nine consecutive games, the longest active streak in the AFC.

This year, Derwin James Jr. and Drue Tranquill are the only teammates with 100 tackles and the only teammates to do so in the first 13 weeks of a season in the last 30 years.

Justin Herbert reached 300 air yards in his 20th career game, the most in a player’s first three seasons and is on pace to record the most air yards in NFL history through the first three seasons of a career.

The chargers have five players, the most in the league in 2022, with at least 450 receiving yards. That’s the most players with at least 450 yards receiving by a Lightning team since 2017.

Receiver Keenan Allen caught a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-12 in the fourth quarter to reach 50 career touchdown receptions.

Austin Ekeler with 12 touchdowns from scrimmage leads the AFC and ranks No. 2 in the NFL.

Miami’s offense features Tua Tagovailoa, who amassed 2,859 yards and 21 touchdowns with only five interceptions on the year. His 112.0 passer rating leads the NFL in 2022.

Tagovailoa has a pair of 900-yard receivers in Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle, who have also combined for 153 catches and 11 touchdowns.

Melvin Ingram III leads the Dolphins with six quarterback catches.

Next week the Chargers stay in Los Angeles to host the Tennessee Titans, the game is scheduled for 1:25 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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