Los Angeles Chargers survive in overtime vs. Denver Broncos
The AFC West matchup that concluded Week 6 was a heated contest that required overtime.
The Denver Broncos took an
early 10-0 lead and never trailed for the remaining four quarters.
As overtime began in the Monday night match, all 16 points were knotted.
Denver's Montrell Washington botched a punt on the second possession in overtime,
Dustin Hopkins, the Chargers' kicker, made a game-winning
field goal from 39 yards out
to give his team a 19-16
The Chargers managed to
defeat a stout Broncos defence, but it wasn't beautiful.
Justin Herbert only managed
a 66.3 passer rating while
passing for 238 yards.
Hopkins hit the game-winning
39-yard field goal in overtime despite a sore hamstring. He attempted four field goals, going perfect 4-for-4.
Hopkins noted following the
game, "It's more fun when you
win when you struggle through
an injury because you feel like
it was worth something."
Hopkins' performance was the Chargers kicker's most
successful game of field
goals without a miss
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