Nears 100 yards receiving in loss
Johnston caught three of his four targets for 91 yards in the 24-7 loss to the Broncos on Sunday.
It's been a dismal season for the Chargers and for the 2024 first-round pick, but quietly Johnston may be turning things around with his second consecutive game of 50-plus yards. A beautiful fourth-quarter 57-yard bomb in stride accounted for the majority of the wideout's yardage in a game in which Los Angeles trailed from the jump, but it's hard to discount the catch given Johnston has failed to make those exact kind of plays at various points this season. Quarterback Justin Herbert sustained an injury to a finger on his throwing hand, which could set the stage for Easton Stick to play Thursday to kick off the Week 15 slate.
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Johnston recently said he has a "world of confidence" in himself and expects a "breakout" in 2024 under new Chargers coach Jim Harbaugh, ESPN.com's Kris Rhim reports.
Davis caught his only target for 18 yards in Sunday's 13-12 loss to the Chiefs. He also tallied three carries for 17 yards and recorded 69 kick-return yards.
Erickson caught two of his five targets for 29 yards in the 13-12 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday.
Palmer, who left the 13-12 loss Sunday to the Chiefs early with a knee injury, tallied 38 receptions for 581 receiving yards and two touchdowns across 10 games during the 2023 season.
Everett, who was forced out of the 13-12 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday due to a knee injury, finished the 2023 campaign with 51 catches for 411 receiving yards and three touchdowns.
Johnston recorded two receptions on five targets for 17 yards in Sunday's 13-12 loss to the Chiefs.
Ekeler rushed the ball 10 times for 11 yards in Sunday's 13-12 loss to the Chiefs. He added seven receptions on eight targets for 38 yards.
Palmer exited Sunday's season finale against the Chiefs with a knee injury.