chargers vs. Raiders Score: Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Stop Las Vegas in Week 1 AFC West Showdown

The Los Angeles Chargers want to achieve what the other LA team achieved last season by winning the Super Bowl. Their 2022 campaign got off to a solid start as the Chargers defeated the rival Las Vegas Raiders 24-19.

With the revamped AFC West, every division matchup matters—even Week 1. With an MVP candidate and a revamped defense for LA, everyone had their eye on this matchup, and the Chargers certainly didn’t disappoint. Justin Herbert completed 26 of 34 passes for 279 yards and three touchdowns. He not only controlled the game, but chose and chose his shots, finding success in the process. Keenan Allen led the team with four catches for 66 yards, but left early due to a hamstring injury. Free agent addition DeAndre Carter impressed, catching three passes for 64 yards and a touchdown.

As for the Raiders, Derek Carr completed 22 of 37 passes for 295 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions, while his new wideout Davante Adams caught 10 passes for 141 yards and one score. The Las Vegas offense scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter to close things, but turned the ball on the next possession after the two-minute warning that sealed the deal.

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