By The Associated Press
Dec. 07, 2017
WASHINGTON (5-7) vs LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (6-6)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE — Chargers by 6 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Washington 5-7-0, Los Angeles 6-5-1
SERIES RECORD — Redskins lead 7-3
LAST MEETING — Redskins beat Chargers, 30-24, Nov. 3, 2013
LAST WEEK — Cowboys beat Redskins, 38-14; Chargers beat Browns, 19-10
AP PRO32 RANKING — Redskins No. 21, Chargers No. 13
REDSKINS OFFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (23), PASS (12).
REDSKINS DEFENSE — OVERALL (19), RUSH (22), PASS (13).
CHARGERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (26), PASS (2).
CHARGERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (17), RUSH (31), PASS (5).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Chargers continue playoff push at home against slumping Redskins. ... Redskins lead these teams' overall series 7-3, but Chargers are 3-1 in 21st century. ... Washington has lost three of four, five of seven to fall nearly out of postseason contention. ... Redskins have been at their best on West Coast this season, beating Seahawks and Rams on road. ... They have scored touchdown in 48 straight games, including playoffs. ... Kirk Cousins threw two interceptions and lost fumble last week at Dallas, but is on pace for third consecutive 4,000-yard passing season. Veteran QB could be playing for new contract down stretch. ... Redskins coach Jay Gruden has never met Philip Rivers, but is big fan of Chargers' long-reigning starter. ... LA has won three straight and six of eight since starting 0-4. In three-way tie for first place in AFC West with Oakland and Kansas City. ... Chargers hadn't won six of eight since 2010. ... Bolts have racked up more than 400 yards in three straight games while outscoring opponents 101-40. ... Rivers has completed 72 percent of passes for 1,029 yards, six TDs, no interceptions in last three weeks. ... WR Keenan Allen is first player in NFL history with 10-plus catches for 100-plus yards and at least one TD in three straight games. ... Chargers haven't allowed more than 27 points in any game this season. Redskins have scored more than 27 points only twice, and lost both games. ... Fantasy Tip: Bet big on Bolts' dynamic pass-rushing duo. Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram have combined for 20 sacks. Washington's QBs have been sacked 35 times behind injury-ravaged O-line.