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Three reasons the Los Angeles Chargers lose to the New York Jets

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2. Casey Hayward gets beat by the deep ball for big touchdowns

Don’t believe me?

Odell Beckham JR vs Los Angeles Chargers (week 5)

3rd receiving TD of the season.#GiantsPride #Chargers

— Cedric Molina Gomez (@cednfl) October 11, 2017

Still don’t?

#TOUCHDOWN! #TyreekHill 64 yard touchdown! #Chiefs 10-0!Let’s go! #NFL

— ★TRH SPORTS TRADING★ (@FrankDannetti) December 17, 2017

There are multiple instances throughout the season where Casey Hayward gets burned badly by the deep ball, often coming on a double move. If you’ve watched the games all year, you know he’s been an almost perfect corner for this team. But sometimes (and you could could blame some of this on the safety) Hayward gives up a huge play. Enter Jets receiver Robby Anderson.

54-yard touchdown, 33-yard touchdown vs Carolina

69-yard touchdown vs Miami

38-yard touchdown vs Tampa Bay

25-yard touchdown vs Buffalo

Robby Anderson having himself a day!!! Not even double coverage can stop him from scoring his second TD of the game! He's also hit the Over on his Prop Bets! #GoJets #CARvsNYJ #NFLSunday

Total Rec: 4 ✅ Total Rec Yds: 55.5 ✅Anytime Touchdown Scorer: +200 ✅

— Bovada Official (@BovadaLV) November 26, 2017

That is an insane catch, in double coverage. Josh McCown thankfully will not be slinging the ball this week, but Anderson still has incredible big-play ability. The big head-scratcher for me when it’s come to Hayward has been watching him give up big bombs three or four times a season. Huge plays like that are back-breakers for the Chargers’ defense. Look for the Jets to try for some on Sunday.