4:05 PM ET, November 29, 2009
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
LT jumps to 10th on all-time rushing list in Chargers' lopsided win
SAN DIEGO -- The hardest part for Paul Oliver was simply staying on his feet for 40 yards.
• San Diego won its sixth straight game and scored a season-high 43 points.
• LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 39 yards but had two TDs, giving him 149 for his career. It was his 35th game with two or more rushing scores, second most by a player over the last 50 seasons.
• Tomlinson passed Marcus Allen and Edgerrin James on the all-time rushing list and is 10th with 12,257 career rushing yards.
•Chargers receiver Antonio Gates had his 14th career 100-yard receiving game and scored twice.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Backup QBs Billy Volek of San Diego and Brodie Croyle of KC came in late in the game. ... Merriman (foot) and S Eric Weddle (knee) left in the second quarter and didn't return. Chargers LB Kevin Burnett sustained a concussion. ... Chargers long snapper David Binn, in his 16th season, played in his 250th career regular-season game.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.0||6.8|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-2||4-6|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||1|
|TD||4:19||Antonio Gates 19 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 61 yds, 3:35
|TD||10:53||Chris Chambers 7 Yard Pass From Matt Cassel (Ryan Succop Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 91 yds, 3:20
|TD||10:09||Ladainian Tomlinson 1 Yard Run (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 70 yds, 0:41
|TD||2:58||Antonio Gates 15 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 61 yds, 4:12
|TD||2:43||Paul Oliver 40 Yard Fumble Return (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 40 yds, 0:00
|TD||13:02||Ladainian Tomlinson 3 Yard Run (Nate Kaeding Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 10 yds, 0:47
|TD||9:49||Jamaal Charles 4 Yard Run (Ryan Succop Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 79 yds, 3:13
|FG||4:32||Nate Kaeding 55 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 27 yds, 5:18
|SF||13:15||Penalty on Matt Cassel, Intentional Grounding In Own End Zone|
Drive info: 3 plays, -4 yds, 1:17
|FG||5:11||Nate Kaeding 23 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 60 yds, 7:37