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Monday Night Football open thread: Raiders at Chargers

The AFC West takes the spotlight on Monday night.

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Los Angeles Chargers v Las Vegas Raiders Photo by Chris Unger/Getty Images

The AFC West is looking like a scary division, and tonight we get to see two teams on the rise face off on Monday Night Football.

The Las Vegas Raiders are undefeated at 3-0, the only team aside from the Cardinals to remain perfect through Sunday. Of course, that could very much change tonight against a formidable Chargers team. Los Angeles is fresh off a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, and a win tonight would put them in a three-way tie with the Raiders and Broncos. The Raiders have won two of their three games in overtime, so they were dangerously close to 1-2. Many had the Chiefs as a runaway favorite to win the division, but these teams are showing some fight.

Justin Herbert continues to build upon his record-setting rookie season, while Derek Carr is playing at the MVP-level he had in 2016. Will we see a shootout between these two?

Here’s how to watch tonight’s game:

Date: Monday, October 4, 2021
Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Location: SoFi Stadium—Inglewood, CA
TV: ESPN, ABC
Announcers: Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters
Online streaming: Yahoo Sports app, FUBO.tv