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Welcome to NFL Week 7.

Neither Los Angeles team gave up a point on Sunday. The Rams (5-2) shut out the Cardinals, 33-0, in London, while the Chargers (3-4) beat the Broncos, 21-0, at StubHub Center.

CHARGERS

Chargers defense overpowers the Broncos in 21-0 win

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, left, is tackled by Chargers strong safety Adrian Phillips during the second half. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, left, is tackled by Chargers strong safety Adrian Phillips during the second half. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

The Chargers are the hottest team in the AFC.

The 90-degree-plus temperatures probably would’ve made that so anyway on Sunday, but an amazing pass rush and some timely big plays made that statement true in a more important way.

After beating the Denver Broncos 21-0 Sunday at StubHub Center in Carson, the Chargers have won three-straight games, tied with the Dolphins for the longest in the conference.

It’s the team’s first three-game winning streak since late November 2014.

The Chargers offense, largely, was ineffective, but it didn’t matter thanks to the play on defense and special teams.

The Chargers forced three turnovers, sacked Denver quarterback Trevor Siemian five times and hit him a whole lot more in playing what essentially was a perfect defensive game.

The team also got their first special teams score of the year, a 65-yard Travis Benjamin touchdown.The return came after the team got stopped on four straight plays from the one-yard line, with Melvin Gordon unable to cross the goal line.

Notes

Paul Richardson wrests pass from Giants defender to give Seahawks a cushion

The Seattle Seahawks needed until the middle of the third quarter to get a touchdown, but now they've got two -- and a 10-point lead.

The Seahawks have kept the Giants off the scoreboard since early in the first quarter and lead 17-7 in the middle of the fourth.

Results

NFL Week 7: Schedule and scores

Today's results

at Chicago Bears 17, Carolina Panthers 3

at Minnesota Vikings 24, Baltimore Ravens 16

Jacksonville Jaguars 27, Indianapolis Colts 0

New Orleans Saints 26, Green Bay Packers 17

RAMS 33, Arizona Cardinals 0

at Buffalo Bills 30, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27

Tennessee Titans 12, at Cleveland Browns 9 (OT)

at Miami Dolphins 31, New York Jets 28

Dallas Cowboys 40, San Francisco 49ers 10

at CHARGERS 21, Denver Broncos 0

Seattle Seahawks 24, New York Giants 7

at Pittsburgh Steelers 29, Cincinnati Bengals 14

Today's schedule

at New England Patriots, 23, Atlanta Falcons 7

Thursday's result

At Oakland Raiders 31, Kansas City Chiefs 30

CHARGERS

Chargers 21, Broncos 0: Travis Benjamin gets his second TD of the game

The Chargers salted a victory over the Broncos when, on a third-and-11 play from the Denver 42-yard line, quarterback Philip Rivers dumped a short pass over the middle to speedy receiver Travis Benjamin, who turned a corner and outran Broncos safety Justin Simmons for a touchdown and a 21-0 lead with 5:42 left in the game.

CHARGERS

Chargers 14, Broncos 0: Casey Hayward picks off Trevor Siemian

CHARGERS

Chargers 14, Broncos 0: Both teams just miss big plays

The Broncos looked like they were getting a much-needed spark with an 81-yard completion, but the play was called back because of offensive pass interference.

Then the Chargers nearly grabbed an interception, but Jatavis Brown couldn't hang on.

Notes

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott runs past 49ers defense for 72-yard score

Notes

Steelers take touchdown celebrations to a new level

After a 31-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to JuJu Smith-Schuster, the Steelers took a little break from the football game to play a game of ... hide and seek.

The Steelers lead the Bengals 17-14 late in the second quarter.

CHARGERS

Damion Square gets the ball back for the Chargers

CHARGERS

Chargers 14, Broncos 0: Philip Rivers throws touchdown pass to Austin Ekeler

On their last trip to the one, the Chargers ran into the Broncos' defensive line four times and failed to score. After big gains through the air to Hunter Henry and Keenan Allen got them there again, the Chargers changed things up.

On first-and-goal, Philip Rivers hit rookie Austin Ekeler for a one-yard scoring pass. The Chargers lead 14-0 with 7:07 left in the second quarter. 

Carson Palmer breaks left arm, will miss eight weeks

Chargers strike first when Travis Benjamin scores on a 65-yard punt return

After the Chargers were stopped four times from the Denver 1-yard line, the defense held and the team's special teams stepped up. Travis Benjamin returned a punt 65 yards for the score, giving the Chargers a 7-0 lead with 7:27 left in the opening quarter. 

Chargers force early turnover but fail to score on a fourth-and-goal at 1

The Chargers had first-and-goal at the one-yard line after a pass intereference penalty in the end zone but the Broncos stopped Melvin Gordon on four consecutive runs.

L.A. had forced an early turnover and were in the red zone following a 34-yard pass to tight end Hunter Henry, who later drew the inteference penalty against Denver.

Ready to kick off at StubHub Center

RAMS

Rams prove their mettle on the road, shut out Cardinals in London

Rams quarterback Jared Goff runs the ball against the Arizona Cardinals at Twickenham Stadium in London. (Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images)
Rams quarterback Jared Goff runs the ball against the Arizona Cardinals at Twickenham Stadium in London. (Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images)

The road trips can be as short as a one-hour flight to San Francisco, several hours to Dallas or a 10-day stay in Jacksonville and London.

It does not seem to matter.

The Rams appear to love the road life.

Their 33-0 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday before a crowd of 73,736 at Twickenham Stadium improved the Rams’ record to 5-2 and kept them in the conversation as a legitimate playoff contender.

The NFC West game was a designated Rams “home” game. But it came at the end of a long trip and pushed the Rams' record on the road to 4-0.

The defense knocked Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer out of the game, intercepted two passes and shut down running back Adrian Peterson in the Rams’ first shutout since 2014.

Notes

Browns and Titans in overtime

The Cleveland Browns' and Tennessee Titans' field-goal slugfest continues. Zane Gonzalez hit a 54-yarder to knot the score at 9-9 with 51 seconds left in regulation.

It was the sixth made kick of the game.

RAMS

Rams 33, Cardinals 0: Jared Goff hits Cooper Kupp for a TD

Notes

Vikings' Kai Forbath kicks sixth field goal

Minnesota Vikings kicker Kai Forbath kicks a 52-yard field goal during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens. (Jim Mone / Associated Press)
Minnesota Vikings kicker Kai Forbath kicks a 52-yard field goal during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens. (Jim Mone / Associated Press)

Kai Forbath is showing off his leg in the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Baltimore Ravens. Forbath has kicked six field goals, and two of them have been longer than 50 yards. He connected from 52 yards and 57 yards in the first half.

Just for fun, the Vikings mixed in a touchdown in the middle of the third quarter and lead 24-9.

Broncos vs. Chargers: The inactive lists

RAMS

Rams 26, Cardinals 0: Rams commit their first turnover

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