4:05 PM ET, November 9, 2003
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Got Flutie? The San Diego Chargers do, and they finally used him from the start of a game.The payoff was phenomenal.
The Vikings didn't peak too soon, they just ran into three exceptionally hungry football teams. The three teams they've lost to (New York Giants, Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers) were all teams that needed a big win. This is still a good football team, and it will be aided by the remaining schedule.
Question on the Chargers: How is it that new quarterbacks always seem to spark their teams?
Eric Allen played cornerback for 14 NFL seasons with the Eagles, Saints and Raiders.
The Chargers, last in the NFL in third-down conversions, were 6-of-9. ... Chargers C Cory Raymer broke his right hand and DE Raylee Johnson sprained his left foot. ... The Vikings were penalized 10 times for 107 yards.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.6||8.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||3:13||DAVID BOSTON 3 YD PASS FROM DOUG FLUTIE (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK) |
Drive: 7 plays, 63 yds, 3:13
|TD||7:09||LADAINIAN TOMLINSON 73 YD RUN (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK) |
Drive: 5 plays, 85 yds, 1:59
|TD||12:51||RANDY MOSS 4 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (AARON ELLING KICK) |
Drive: 10 plays, 80 yds, 5:42
|TD||3:24||DOUG FLUTIE 3 YD RUN (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK) |
Drive: 12 plays, 68 yds, 5:33
|TD||10:18||NATE BURLESON 19 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (AARON ELLING KICK) |
Drive: 11 plays, 83 yds, 6:54
|TD||14:35||ANTONIO GATES 4 YD PASS FROM DOUG FLUTIE (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK) |
Drive: 10 plays, 66 yds, 4:17
|TD||13:24||LADAINIAN TOMLINSON 1 YD RUN (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK) |
Drive: 6 plays, 57 yds, 3:09
|TD||0:12||MOE WILLIAMS 31 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (AARON ELLING KICK) |
Drive: 4 plays, 52 yds, 1:48
|TD||6:49||DOUG FLUTIE 13 YD RUN (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK) |
Drive: 5 plays, 73 yds, 2:56
|TD||10:40||MOE WILLIAMS 2 YD PASS FROM DAUNTE CULPEPPER (AARON ELLING KICK) |
Drive: 10 plays, 57 yds, 3:51