The Los Angeles Chargers up until Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season was one of the most explosive offenses in the league.
At 4-2, the team put up at least 20 points in each of its wins with a season-high of 47 points on the Cleveland Browns in Week 5.
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert has thrown 14 touchdowns and only 4 interceptions for a total of 1,771 yards.
Week 6 showed us a different Chargers offense.
One that was sputtering and could only put up 6 points against the Baltimore Ravens.
The Chargers lost by a score of 34-6 and had a well-timed bye in Week 7 to tweak things.
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams has spoken out about the state of the Chargers offense in 2021.
Here is what he said:
“Every week is a new week. It’s a one-game season every week. We don’t want that to happen again, so we focus on this week. We’re trying to go 1-0 this week, and that’s all we can control is coming out this week and having a good plan, making the plan work and coming out 1-0.”
“We haven’t even scratched the surface yet of where we can be at as an offense,” Williams said.
— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) October 30, 2021
What That Means
The Chargers have a lot of weapons, and Herbert does a good job of spreading the ball around to Williams who has 498 yards and 6 touchdowns on the season and his teammates.
Keenan Allen has 419 yards and 1 touchdown.
Austin Ekeler has been a dual-threat with his legs and the air game with 242 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns.
Tight end Jared Cook has 235 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Assuming that the Chargers just had a dud week against the Ravens, this offense will continue to flourish with its many weapons.
QB Justin Herbert will see man-coverage from Bill Belichick’s defense tomorrow.
— Matt Bowen (@MattBowen41) October 30, 2021
Chargers Upcoming Schedule
The Bolts looking for a revenge game after the Pats crushed them 45-0 last go-around. pic.twitter.com/3E3QLw2hUf
— Kayla Burton (@Kay_Breezy22) October 28, 2021
The Chargers host the Patriots on October 31 at 4:05 PM EDT.
In Week 9, they travel to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles.
Both of these games will give us a good indication if the Chargers offense is back on all cylinders or on hiatus as it was with the Ravens.