4:15 PM ET, October 3, 2010
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
• Mike Tolbert rushed for 100 yards for the first time in his career and added his third rushing TD of the season.
• Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes for the Chargers, both to Antonio Gates who leads the NFL with six TD receptions.
• Gates also became the seventh tight end with 500 career receptions.
• San Diego has averaged 39.5 points in its two wins, 17.0 in two losses.
• The Cardinals have now allowed exactly 41 points in each of their two losses.
• Derek Anderson finished with a passer rating of 23.2 and has five interceptions (two Sunday) in his last three games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Mathews had 55 yards as the Chargers rushed for 180 yards. ... A week after throwing for a franchise-record 455 yards, Rivers was 15 of 20 for 241 yards.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||2.6||7.0|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-0||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||1|
|TD||04:45||Antonio Gates 33 Yd Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick)||0||7|
|TD||13:34||Kerry Rhodes 42 Yd Fumble Return (Jay Feely Kick)||7||7|
|TD||10:31||Mike Tolbert 5 Yd Run (Nate Kaeding Kick)||7||14|
|TD||03:30||Antonio Gates 26 Yd Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick)||7||21|
|TD||02:30||Shaun Phillips 31 Yd Interception Return (Nate Kaeding Kick)||7||28|
|FG||03:55||Nate Kaeding 48 Yd||7||31|
|TD||01:31||Ryan Mathews 15 Yd Run (Nate Kaeding Kick)||7||38|
|FG||10:49||Nate Kaeding 47 Yd||7||41|
|FG||03:17||Jay Feely 53 Yd||10||41|
The Chargers are the first team to lead the NFL in total offense AND defense through Week 4 or later since the 1987 49ers and the 6th team to do so since the merger.[+]
Led NFL in Total Offense and Defense - Week 4 or Later Since 1970
ESPN Stats & Information
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