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The Los Angeles Chargers (6-6) will cap off their two-game homestand with a matchup against the Washington Redskins (5-7). The two teams will meet on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 1:05 p.m. Ian Eagle, Hall of Famer Dan Fouts and Evan Washburn will be on the call for CBS.
The Chargers enter Week 14 winners of six of their last eight games, including three in a row. The six wins in an eight-game span is the best mark for the organization since 2010. The Bolts have put together three straight stellar offensive performances, compiling over 400 yards in each contest and outscoring their opponents, 101-40.
The Redskins have lost three of their last four games and are coming off a 38-14 loss to divisional foe Dallas. The West Coast has treated the Redskins well thus far in 2017. The Redskins are 2-0 in the Pacific Time Zone this year, including a 27-20 road win against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 2 and a 17-14 road win against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 9.
The two teams have met 10 times with the Redskins holding a 7-3 all-time advantage. The series is tied 2-2 in Chargers home games. Sunday will mark the first home game in the series for the Bolts since a 23-20 victory on Jan. 3, 2010. The two teams last met on Nov. 3, 2013, at FedEx Field where Washington earned a 30-24 overtime victory. The Chargers continue to put up some eye-popping numbers. In the victory against the Browns, the Bolts strung together three straight games of 400-plus yards of offense. The last time the Chargers coupled three or more games together was weeks 4-7 in 2015. Philip Rivers posted his fourth 300-plus yard passing game of the season and the 55th of his career. In the last three weeks, Rivers has completed 72 percent of his passes (78-108) for 1,029 yards and six touchdowns with no interceptions. He sports a rating of 120.5 over that three-game span.
Also, a key component in the three-game winning streak has been the record-breaking performance of receiver Keenan Allen. The fifth-year pro became the first player in NFL history to have 10+ catches, 100+ receiving yards and 1+ touchdown catch in three consecutive games. During the Browns game, he surpassed 1,000 yards for the first time since his rookie season. Through 12 games this season he has 77 catches which equal a career high.
The Chargers will hit the road for two straight key road contests. The Bolts will head to Kansas City for a huge AFC West matchup on Saturday, Dec. 16 and then play the New York Jets on Sunday, Dec. 24 at MetLife Stadium.