Casey Hayward

What we learned from the Chargers' rout of the Redskins

What we learned from the Chargers' rout of the Redskins

Here’s what we learned in the Chargers 30-13 win Sunday against Washington:

1. The defense isn’t one-dimensional

The Chargers, at least early in the season, were defined largely by Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram. The team’s top pass rushers were the easiest players to notice. They were in the backfield, hitting the quarterback, forcing incomplete passes, interceptions and sacks.

But as the season has gone on — and it was clear against Washington — there’s been a more complete defensive effort in achieving domination.

On Sunday, Desmond King continued to show that he’s a big play waiting to happen. Casey Hayward locked down the receivers in his...

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