Monday, October 2, 2023

Chargers fall short of NFL kickoff

Los Angeles, California.- The Los Angeles Chargers lost an offensive duel with a score of 34-36 to the Miami Dolphins at SoFi Stadium, at the start of the NFL season.

A difficult start for the defense of the Chargers, which allowed 538 yards to the visitors, however, the charge of Los Angeles was able to manage the falls on the scoreboard, which is a game that emphasizes the attack of two, remember that Epic Miami in 1982.

In the Chargers’ first offensive series, the running game was crucial to reach the promised land, with two carries by Justin Herbert, who completed the series with Austin Ekeler for the first touchdown of the season.

But the advantage didn’t last long, because the Dolphins’ attack was noticed in the combination of passing, for the last yards, the running backs were amazing like Raheem Mostert with 2 yards for the score. In their next series, in the second quarter, Miami was unable to enter the end zone after a pass defended by Derwin James, who settled for a field goal to make it 10-7.

An explosive play emerged in the Bolts’ offense, when Austin Ekeer turned on the engine to travel 55 yards into the red zone. With the 3rd and goal, Herbert connected with a short cut in the light of the end Donald Parham Jr. received the ball in the end zone as the team’s 2nd touchdown, as well as the extra point.

Alarms were ringing in SoFi because of the helmet-to-helmet hit against Mike Williams, who was doubtful about returning.

Less than two minutes before halftime, Miami reversed the score with a score by receiver River Cracraft who was clear to receive the ball, with an extra point that updated it to 17-14. With 9 seconds left in halftime, Cameron Dicker kicked a 50-yard field goal, enough for Miami to regain the lead with a 22-yard pass, then a pass on JC Jackson’s pass interference that put the Dolphins up. for a 41-yard field goal.yard.

Even Justin Herbert himself got into the promised land on the first drive of the third quarter, just a one-yard drive, updating the score to 24-20.

Another defensive performance by the Chargers, when JC Jackson caught the ball in the end zone, was the cornerback’s first interception of his time with the Bolts.

Now Tua showed a 35-yard bomb pass to Tyreek Hill, giving another turn on the scoreboard with a touchdown, and the addition helped change the score to 24-27. Another lead change for the home team, with Joshua Kelley passing just a few yards to get six points, plus Dicker with an extra one, making it 31-27.

Jason Sanders made the game close with a 45-yard field goal, one point behind the Chargers. Cameron Dicker also scored with a 3-point kick, evicting the Chargers with a 34-30 lead.

Miami made it even more exciting when Tua connected with Hill who was on the Chargers field 3 minutes from the end of the game, and it was the same connection that scored the game in favor of the Dolphins, but the kick attempt failed, placing the Eastern team with a two point difference. That leaves everything in the hands of the Chargers.

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