The San Diego Chargers will hit the highway off their bye week to face the Washington Redskins in an NFL pro football game scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
Start time from Washington is set for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS TV.
The NFL odds from this week nine game have the home team Washington Redskins favored by –1 point with an over under set at 51 points.
San Diego enters play off the bye week. The Chargers come off the 24-6 road win at the Jacksonville Jaguars two weeks ago as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished at under 44 ½ points. The Chargers built up to the 14-3 first half lead.
The team put up 434 offensive yards with 158 rushing on 40 carries. Phillip Rivers hit on 22 of 26 passes for 285 yards with a touchdown. Ryan Mathews rushed it 21 times and had 110 yards and a touchdown. On defense the team surrendered 353 yards to the Jaguars offense with 78 running on 17 attempts. The San Diego defense registered six sacks and allowed no touchdowns in Jacksonville’s three red zone trips.
Washington drops to 2-5 on their 2013 campaign following a 45-21 road defeat last week to the Denver Broncos. The game total came in at over 58 ½ points. Washington was up 21-14 after three quarters then get outscored 31-0 in the second half.
The Redskins offense produced 266 yards with 112 rushing on 28 carries. Robert Griffin III hit on 15 of 30 throws for 132 yards and two picks. Alfred Morris had 17 carries for 93 yards and a touchdown. On defense Washington was torched by the Denver offense for 436 yards with 339 yards passing and four touchdown passes allowed to Peyton Manning. The Redskins committed five turnovers and forced four away from Denver.