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
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.6||4.6|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||3-4||2-5|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||5:05||Tony Gonzalez 4 Yard Pass From Larry Johnson (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 15 plays, 96 yds, 7:56
|TD||2:56||Dwayne Bowe 1 Yard Pass From Tyler Thigpen (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 54 yds, 5:09
|FG||0:14||Nate Kaeding 32 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 38 yds, 2:42
|TD||12:39||Tyler Thigpen 3 Yard Run (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 3 yds, 0:00
|TD||8:33||Ladainian Tomlinson 6 Yard Run (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 65 yds, 4:06
|TD||1:19||Malcom Floyd 4 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers (Philip Rivers Pass to Chris Chambers For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 15 plays, 89 yds, 3:42
|TD||0:40||Vincent Jackson 10 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers (Philip Rivers Pass to Antonio Gates For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 61 yds, 0:35