Previous Oregon Ducks quarterback Justin Herbert had rather the NFL releasing on Sunday.
The No. 6 general option in the 2020 NFL Draft, Herbert started the season as the Chargers backup quarterback behind seasoned Tyrod Taylor.
If you ask head coach Anthony Lynn, Herbert is still the back up, nevertheless for at least one Sunday he was the star.With Taylor suffering strange chest discomfort, Lynn counted on Herbert. Literally seconds prior to kickoff, Lynn approached the newbie to provide him the shock of his life: Herbert would get the start.The 22-year-old Herbert went out versus the safeguarding champ Kansas City Chiefs and finished 22-for-31 for 311 lawns and a goal. He likewise included 18 yards and a score on the ground.It was an exceptional launching, and an unusual one at that.With his performance, Herbert became
simply the 3rd gamer in the 101-year history of the NFL to pass for more than 300 yards and have a rushing objective in their launching. The others being Otto Graham in 1950 and Camera Newton in 2011. Graham would later on be chosen to the Hall of Fame, and Newton was called league MVP in 2015. Needless to state, Herbert signed up with some elite company. While Coach Lynn has in fact doubled-down on his dedication to Taylor as that beginning QB, there is little doubt the future belongs
to Herbert. [Listen to the most current Talkin’Ducks Podcast with host Jordan Kent]