4:15 PM ET, January 3, 2010
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
Chargers' Volek-to-Tolbert with 35 seconds left brings end to Redskins' season
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers head into the playoffs on an 11-game winning streak, courtesy in large part to their backups.Jim Zorn faces unemployment after yet another Washington Redskins loss.Billy Volek threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to fullback Mike Tolbert with 35 seconds left to rally San Diego to a 23-20 win over the Redskins on Sunday in Zorn's last game as their coach.
• In what was likely Jim Zorn's final game as head coach, the Redskins fell in the final minute on a 2-yard pass from Billy Volek to Mike Tolbert.
• The Chargers extended their win streak to 11 games -- matching their best single-season streak (1961) -- and won their fourth straight season finale.
• San Diego finished 13-3, the second most wins in franchise history. The team won 14 in 2006.
• The Redskins finished 4-12 and are 12-20 under Zorn.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
San Diego's Malcom Floyd had nine catches for a career-high 140 yards. Craig Davis started for Jackson and had six catches for 52 yards. ... Washington defensive tackle Cornelius Griffin was shaken up after a helmet-to-helmet collision with teammate London Fletcher on San Diego's winning drive. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.2||5.8|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-4||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||11:27||Nate Kaeding 47 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 46 yds, 3:38
|TD||6:42||Antonio Gates 12 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 61 yds, 3:43
|FG||11:38||Nate Kaeding 24 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 74 yds, 5:06
|TD||5:22||Todd Yoder 2 Yard Pass From Jason Campbell (Graham Gano Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 75 yds, 6:18
|TD||0:44||Mike Sellers 3 Yard Pass From Jason Campbell (Graham Gano Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 88 yds, 2:12
|FG||9:08||Graham Gano 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 45 yds, 3:50
|FG||12:11||Nate Kaeding 45 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 59 yds, 3:01
|FG||4:36||Graham Gano 25 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 14 plays, 69 yds, 7:33
|TD||0:39||Mike Tolbert 2 Yard Pass From Billy Volek (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 58 yds, 3:58