1:00 PM ET, December 14, 2008
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
• The Chargers trailed 21-3 in the third quarter before scoring 19 unanswered points, culminating with a 10-yard TD pass from Philip Rivers to Vincent Jackson with 36 seconds remaining.
• The victory snapped a four-game road losing streak and gave the Chargers their first sweep of the Chiefs since 2004. They have won 7 of 10 vs. Kansas City overall.
• LaDainian Tomlinson had just 39 yards on 15 carries but scored his 123rd career rushing TD, tying him with Marcus Allen for second all-time.
• The Chiefs have lost five straight home games; they have lost 21 of 23 games overall. Tony Gonzalez had six catches, 62 yards and a TD, giving him 904 career receptions to make him the ninth player in NFL history with 900 catches.
-- ESPN research
Johnson is the fifth player to throw a touchdown pass for Kansas City this year and the seventh to throw Gonzalez a TD pass in his career. Johnson is the sixth in team history to throw, run and receive for a TD. ... Temperatures hovering in the low 60s when early-arriving fans first showed up, had plunged into the 20s by the end of the game. ... The Chargers beat the Chiefs twice this year by a total of two points. ... The Chargers have given up five of KC's nine sacks.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.6||4.6|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||04:59||Tony Gonzalez 4 Yd Pass From Larry Johnson (Connor Barth Kick)||0||7|
|TD||02:53||Dwayne Bowe 1 Yd Pass From Tyler Thigpen (Connor Barth Kick)||0||14|
|FG||00:11||Nate Kaeding 32 Yd||3||14|
|TD||12:35||Tyler Thigpen 3 Yd Run (Connor Barth Kick)||3||21|
|TD||08:29||Ladainian Tomlinson 6 Yd Run (Nate Kaeding Kick)||10||21|
|TD||01:13||Malcom Floyd 4 Yd Pass From Philip Rivers (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)||16||21|
|TD||00:36||Vincent Jackson 10 Yd Pass From Philip Rivers (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)||22||21|