Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Panthers not just snapped a 18-game street series of failures, they said something with a prevailing last part that showed they may be shedding their tag as one of the association’s most obviously terrible establishments.
Lawrence tossed for 262 yards and three scores Sunday in a 38-10 victory of debilitated Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers.
The 28-point win was Jacksonville’s biggest out and about since a 33-3 defeat of Minnesota in 2001, when Lawrence was 2 years of age.
“I think the manner in which we played you can’t reject that we’re that we’re a great group. Be that as it may, toward the day’s end it doesn’t exactly make any difference what it says regarding us. We know what our identity is,” said Lawrence, who finished 28 of 39 passes. “We played a total game and to stack fourteen days is enormous as far as we’re concerned.”
James Robinson scrambled for 100 yards, remembering a 50-yard score for the second from last quarter that ended up being the killer blow. It was the first of three straight scoring drives by the Panthers (2-1).
Jacksonville’s street slide was tied for the eighth-longest in association history. The Jags won in the Pacific time region for the fourth time in 19 outings and beat the Bolts out and about without precedent for six attempts.
“It’s beginning and end for this group, and that is precisely exact thing the folks who have been here some time are discussing,” mentor Doug Pederson said. “It’s great to get a street win and to traverse the nation like this. Ideally it’s the beginning of what might be on the horizon.”
Riley Patterson kicked three field objectives as the Panthers went over the 30-point mark interestingly since Week 2 of the 2020 season. It likewise denotes the initial time since December of 2000 they have dominated continuous matches by somewhere around 20 focuses.
Herbert began subsequent to being recorded as problematic the entire week with a rib injury. The third-year quarterback passed for 297 yards however turned it over two times, completing 25 of 45 with a score.
“We simply didn’t move the ball as well as we would have preferred. Neglected to change over on a few third downs, didn’t get the ball going in the principal half and just needed to play make up for lost time,” Herbert said.
Other than Herbert being at not exactly original capacity, the Chargers were missing focus Corey Linsley, recipient Keenan Allen and cornerback JC Jackson. Two extra starters — linebacker Joey Bosa and hostile tackle Rashawn Slater — were harmed during the game.
The Chargers (1-2) had the ball for just 22 minutes and were held to 29 hurrying yards.
“Our main thing is stop the run. We did today that. At the point when we stop the run, we can have a good time, so that is all we did,” Pumas cautious lineman Dawuane Smoot said.
The Pumas drove 16-10 right off the bat in the second from last quarter and overwhelmed from that point. Robinson’s run off left tackle on fourth-and-1 from midfield started the attack. It was the longest TD run of Robinson’s vocation and his second-longest convey in general.
“That truly removed the air from us. We played more than 40 plays in the primary half and I felt that in the final part, I felt as we didn’t have that equivalent energy,” Chargers mentor Brandon Staley said. “We didn’t influence the quarterback today. That likewise immensely affected the game.”
After the Chargers went three-and-out, Lawrence coordinated a 14-play, 60-yard drive that took 8:27 off the clock and was covered by a 4-yard pass to Christian Kirk. Evan Engram scored the 2-guide transformation toward make it 31-10 with 1:15 leftover in the second from last quarter.
Lawrence finished his second three-TD game in the NFL with a 11-yard association with Marvin Jones halfway through the final quarter.
Jacksonville leaped out to a 13-0 lead in the second quarter with 10 focuses falling off Chargers turnovers. After Devin Lloyd took out Herbert’s pass on a redirection and returned it 10 yards to the LA 5-yard line, Jacksonville stretched out its lead to 6-0 on Patterson’s 23-yarder.
The Panthers found the end zone on their next belonging. Five plays after Foyesade Oluokun recuperated a bungle by Herbert at the LA 28, Lawrence moved left and found Zay Jones toward the rear of the end zone from 14 yards out.
Lawrence lost his initial nine street begins since being the top generally pick in the 2021 draft. Corridor of Famer Peyton Monitoring additionally lost his initial nine street begins prior to winning in Week 3 of his subsequent season (1999), 27-10 at the San Diego Chargers.
“That is cool. That is fascinating,” Lawrence said. “To have a success out and about like this is marvelous.”
Herbert arrived at 900 consummations and 10,000 passing yards. He is the quickest in association history to raise a ruckus around town achievement.
Chargers: Bosa experienced a crotch injury during the principal quarter and didn’t return. … Slater (bicep) went out in the last part. … WR Jalen Guyton experienced a knee injury in the last part.
Pumas: At Philadelphia (3-0) next Sunday. Pederson trained the Falcons for five seasons and drove them to a Super Bowl title in 2017.
Chargers: At Houston (0-2-1) next Sunday.