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Bolts at the Quarter Pole: Stats You Need to Know

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The Los Angeles Chargers have just finished the first quarter of their season with a 2-2 record. Over that time, they have recorded some impressive and meaningful stats.

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

BOLTS BY NUMBERS

499 – Total rushing yards, which is the sixth most in the NFL and third best in the AFC.

475 – Melvin Gordon's total yards from scrimmage, which ranks fifth in the NFL and first in the AFC.

276 – Rushing yards by Melvin Gordon, which is the seventh most in the NFL.

201 – Melvin Gordon's yards after catch, which ranks second in the AFC and seventh in the NFL.

110.0 – Philip Rivers' passer rating, which ranks sixth in the NFL and second in the AFC.

91.7 – Percent of Mike Williams' receptions that have gone for first downs, which is the most in the NFL.

86 – Trevor Williams' interception yards, which is the most in the NFL.

78 – Total touches by Melvin Gordon, which is the seventh most in the NFL and third highest in the AFC.

42.2 – Percent of Philip Rivers' passes that have gone for first downs, which ranks third in the NFL and first in the AFC.

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

28.6 – Percentage of Austin Ekeler's runs that go for at least 10 yards, which is the best mark in the NFL.

25 – First downs gained by Melvin Gordon, which is tops in the AFC and third most in the NFL.

24 – Receptions by Keenan Allen and Melvin Gordon, which are the sixth most in the AFC and 19th in the NFL.

20 – Scoring drives by the offense, which is the fifth best mark in the NFL.

20 – Total runs of at least 10 yards, which is the most in the NFL.

17.0 – Yards per catch by Mike Williams, which is the sixth best mark in the AFC and 14th best in the NFL.

12 – Number of opposing runs that ended in negative yardage, which is the fifth most in the NFL.

11 – Philip Rivers' touchdown passes, which are the second most in the NFL.

10 – Number of times Melvin Gordon has had runs of at least 10 yards, which ranks third in the NFL and second in the AFC.

6.7 – Austin Ekeler's yards per carry, which ranks second in the NFL and is tops in the AFC.

6 – Sacks surrendered by the offensive line, which is the third fewest in the NFL.

6 – Passes defensed by Derwin James, which is the second most in the NFL.

5 – Special teams tackles by Uchenna Nwosu, which ranks second in the NFL.

5 – Touchdowns scored on third down, which is the most in the NFL.

3.0 – Sacks by Derwin James, which is the most by a defensive back in NFL history over his first four career games.

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