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Bolts at the Bye: Stats You Need to Know

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The Los Angeles Chargers have entered the bye week with a 5-2 record after rattling off four straight wins. Over that time, they have recorded some impressive and meaningful stats.

Here is a look at the Bolts by numbers over the first seven games of the season.

BOLTS BY NUMBERS

1,283 – Combined scrimmage yards by Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler, which is the most in the NFL by a running back duo.

748 – Total yards from scrimmage by Melvin Gordon, which ranks second in the AFC and seventh in the NFL.

466 – Rushing yards by Melvin Gordon, which is fifth in the NFL and second in the AFC.

402.7 –Yards per game by the offense, which ranks seventh in the league.

160 – Yards returned on interceptions, which is the third most in the NFL.

121 – Total touches by Melvin Gordon, which ranks seventh in the NFL and third in the AFC.

117.8 – Philip Rivers' passer rating, which is the best in the AFC and second in the NFL.

69.1 –Philip Rivers' completion percentage, which ranks second in the AFC and seventh in the NFL.

58 – Total points by Melvin Gordon, which is second in the NFL and tops in the AFC among non-kickers.

42.7 – Percentage of Philip Rivers' passes that resulted in a first down, which leads the AFC and ranks fourth in the NFL.

37 – Passes broken up on defense, which ranks seventh in the NFL.

35 – Number of runs of at least 10 yards, which is the most in the NFL.

27.9 – Points per game by the offense, which ranks seventh in the NFL and fourth in the AFC.

21.3 – Yards per reception by Tyrell Williams, which is second in the NFL and best in the AFC.

18.1 – Yards per reception by Mike Williams, which ranks fifth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC.

17 – Touchdowns thrown by Philip Rivers, which are the third most in the NFL.

17 – Broken tackles by Melvin Gordon, which are the second most in the league.

17 – Number of passes that have gone for at least 25 yards, which is the fourth best mark in the NFL.

7.74 – Average yards per play on first down by the offense, which is the most in the NFL.

10 – Sacks given up, which is the fourth fewest mark in the NFL.

9 – Total touchdowns by Melvin Gordon, which ranks second in the NFL and is the best in the AFC.

9 – Interceptions on the year, which is the sixth most in the NFL.

7.7 – Percentage of Philip Rivers' passes resulting in a touchdown, which ranks second in the AFC and fourth in the NFL.

6 – Turnovers by the offense, which is tied for the second fewest in the NFL.

5.75 – Average yards per carry by Austin Ekeler, which ranks fourth in the NFL and second in the AFC.

5.12 – Average yards per carry by Melvin Gordon, which ranks sixth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC.

4.89 – Average yards per carry on offense, which ranks second in the AFC and seventh in the NFL.

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