4:15 PM ET, December 31, 2006
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- If it had been, say, the Super Bowl, Philip Rivers and LaDainian Tomlinson would have played on.Both were on the sideline, though, as the San Diego Chargers finished their most remarkable regular season with a 27-20 win Sunday over the Arizona Cardinals.
LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 66 yards in Sunday's victory over the Cardinals to beat Kansas City's Larry Johnson for the NFL rushing title.
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The Chargers set the franchise season record with 492 points. ... Merriman had one sack to finish with 17.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||8.1||6.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-5||1-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||1|
|TD||6:27||Edgerrin James, 8 yd run (Neil Rackers kick is good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 78 yds, 3:59
|FG||2:28||Nate Kaeding 47 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 8 plays, 36 yds, 3:58
|TD||10:32||Antonio Gates, 15 yd pass from Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding kick is good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 76 yds, 4:57
|TD||1:54||Vincent Jackson, 14 yd pass from Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding kick is good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 79 yds, 5:09
|FG||6:26||Nate Kaeding 35 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 8 plays, 45 yds, 4:25
|FG||1:35||Neil Rackers 28 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 9 plays, 73 yds, 4:52
|TD||9:08||Larry Fitzgerald, 9 yd pass from Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers kick is good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 86 yds, 3:41
|FG||3:26||Neil Rackers 20 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 9 plays, 84 yds, 4:02