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
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||8.1||6.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||8:39||Edgerrin James 8 Yd Run (Neil Rackers Kick) |
Drive: 9 plays, 78 yds, 3:59
|FG||12:37||Nate Kaeding 47 Yd |
Drive: 8 plays, 36 yds, 3:58
|TD||4:35||Antonio Gates 33 Yd Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick) |
Drive: 10 plays, 76 yds, 4:57
|TD||13:11||Vincent Jackson 14 Yd Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick) |
Drive: 10 plays, 79 yds, 5:09
|TD||2:35||Tim Dobbins Recovered Blocked Punt In End Zone (Nate Kaeding Kick)||7||24|
|FG||8:37||Nate Kaeding 35 Yd |
Drive: 8 plays, 45 yds, 4:25
|FG||13:29||Neil Rackers 28 Yd |
Drive: 9 plays, 73 yds, 4:52
|TD||5:54||Larry Fitzgerald 9 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick) |
Drive: 7 plays, 86 yds, 3:41
|FG||11:37||Neil Rackers 20 Yd |
Drive: 9 plays, 84 yds, 4:02