The Washington Post

Chargers 24, Raiders 19


Justin Herbert threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns, Khalil Mack had three sacks in his Chargers debut, and Los Angeles spoiled Josh Mcdaniels’s first game as the Raiders’ coach.

The game was a rematch of last season’s finale, which Las Vegas won on a field goal in the final seconds of overtime to knock the Chargers out of a playoff spot.

Herbert completed 26 of 34 passes and had a 129.4 passer rating despite Keenan Allen leaving with a hamstring injury in the first half and Mike Williams not having a catch until the fourth quarter.

Derek Carr was 22 for 37 for 295 yards and two touchdowns but was picked off three times. He connected 10 times with former Fresno State teammate Davante Adams, who was acquired from Green Bay in the offseason. Adams had 141 receiving yards, including a two-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.

All three of Herbert’s touchdown passes went to players added during the offseason.

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