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Notable Stats, Facts & Numbers from an Epic 2018 Regular Season


The calendar officially flipped to 2019 at midnight, and the Chargers are in the midst of preparing for their Wild Card showdown with the Baltimore Ravens.

However, now that the 2018 regular season is in the books, it's time to look back at the Bolts' notable accomplishments and numbers from their 12-4 season.

5,206 – Career receiving yards for Keenan Allen, who moved past Vincent Jackson (4.764) and Tony Martin (4,184) this season for the ninth most in team history.

996 – Offensive snaps by Dan Feeney, the only Charger to play every single one on offense.

420 – Keenan Allen's career reception total, moving into sixth place in Chargers history past Gary Garrison (404), Ronnie Harmon (377), Anthony Miller (374) and Wes Chandler (373).

208 – Consecutive starts by Philip Rivers, tying Peyton Manning for the third longest streak by a QB in NFL history.

120 – From Weeks 5-10, Melvin Gordon authored a streak of five-straight games with at least 120 yards from scrimmage and a scrimmage TD for the longest such streak in the NFL since 2007 (RB Jamaal Charles).

114 – Total special teams tackles, which led the NFL.

109 – Tackles by Derwin James, who became the first rookie to ever post over 100 in Chargers history.

105.5 – Philip Rivers' passer rating, which tied a career-best and ranked sixth in the league.

96.6 – Philip Rivers' completion rating against the Cardinals, which marks the single most efficient performance by an NFL quarterback with at least 20 pass attempts.

93.8 – Michael Badgley's field goal percentage (15-of-16), which is a single-season franchise record for a kicker with at least 15 makes.

83.7 – Percentage of Mike Williams' catches that went for a first down, which is the best mark in the NFL.

74 – Passes defensed on defense, which were the ninth-most in the NFL.

65 – Keenan Allen set a team-record with a 65-game multi-catch streak, but it came to an end after failing to make a catch before leaving Week 15's win over Kansas City with an injured hip.

62 – Runs that went at least 10 yards, which is the sixth-most in the league.

61.2 – Percent of completions good for a first down, which ranked fourth in the NFL.

59 – Field goal made by Michael Badgley against the Cincinnati Bengals, setting a new team record for the longest in team history.

48 – Total touchdowns from scrimmage, which ended up as the seventh-best mark in the league.

42 – Career sacks by Melvin Ingram, which is seventh in Chargers history as he passed Burt Grossman (38.0) and Chris Mims (38.0).

41.9 – Percent of passes thrown by Philip Rivers good for a first down, which is the second-most in the NFL.

32 – Touchdowns thrown by Philip Rivers, tied for the sixth-most in the NFL.

28.5 – Career sacks by Joey Bosa, which ranks 10th all-time in team history as he passed Billy Ray Smith (26.5). It's also the second-most by a Charger in his first three NFL seasons.

26.8 – Average points scored per game, which was the sixth-best mark in the league.

25 – Straight passes completed by Philip Rivers to start the Cardinals game, which is a single-game record and tied the NFL mark for consecutive completions at any point in league history.

20.6 – Average points per game against, which was the eighth-best mark in the NFL.

19 – Special teams tackles by Adrian Phillips, who was elected a Pro Bowler for his play in the kicking game.

17.9 – Percentage of Austin Ekeler's runs that went at least 10 yards, which is the most by any NFL running back.

15.4 – Percentage of Melvin Gordon's runs that went at least 10 yards, which is the fifth-most of any NFL running back.

12 – Regular season win total, marking only the sixth time the Bolts reached that number.

12 – Consecutive games in which Philip Rivers started the season throwing multiple touchdown passes, becoming only the fourth QB to ever do so (Aaron Rodgers 2011, Peyton Manning in 2004 and Johnny Unitas in 1959).

11 – Total touchdowns by Mike Williams, which is the fourth-most among NFL wide receivers.

10 – Mike Williams became the first Chargers WR to have at least 10 scrimmage TDs in a single season since Tony Martin in 1996.

8.3 – Scrimmage yards per touch, which is the sixth best mark in the NFL.

7 – Chargers who made the Pro Bowl (Philip Rivers, Keenan Allen, Melvin Gordon, Mike Pouncey, Adrian Phillips, Derwin James, Melvin Ingram), which is the most in the NFL.

6 – Successful two-point conversions, which led the league.

5.2 – Austin Ekeler's yards per carry, which ranked sixth in the NFL.

5.1 – Melvin Gordon's yards per carry, which ranked eighth in the NFL.

Take a look back at the Bolts' notable accomplishments and numbers from their 12-4 season.

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