If there’s one rookie quarterback off to a promising start to his career, it’s Justin Herbert.
的 Los Angeles Chargers superstar became the youngest quarterback in NFL history to throw 30 touchdown passes in a single season. Herbert, who did it at 22 年和 299 天大, broke 巴尔的摩乌鸦 四分卫 Lamar Jackson’s record, who threw for 30 TDs at 22 年和 339 天大.
Herbert set a few other rookie records as well. He passed 卡森·温兹’s rookie record of 379 completions in a season. He had four total touchdowns to give him 36 this season, passing Cam Newton’s rookie record, and he finished with 4,336 yards passing, 只是 39 shy of Andrew Luck’s rookie record.
The Chargers (7-9) wrapped up the 2020 NFL season with four straight victories. They have their franchise quarterback in Herbert, but head coach Anthony Lynn could be on the hot seat as soon as Monday since the Chargers missed the playoffs for a second straight year.
堪萨斯城, 另一方面, 完成一个 14-2 record and already clinched the No. 1 seed in the AFC. Head coach Andy Reid decided to rest Mahomes, as well as safety Tyrann Mathieu and other top players on the team.
The Chiefs will head into their bye week and will await their opponent in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.