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Football

Refreshed Chargers Get Big Win
Posted by Amanda Macke on Sep 30, 2013 - 12:45:38 PM

SAN DIEGO—The San Diego Chargers came home to refresh their batteries with a 30-21 victory against the Dallas Cowboys, tying them 2-2 for the season.

 

After an upsetting last minute loss to the Tennessee Titans, the Chargers returned to Qualcomm Stadium for a record-setting win against Dallas this past Sunday, September 29. Quarterback Philip Rivers was 35 of 42, setting an NFL record for high completion rate at 83.3 percent for a 401-yard passing game.

 

“This was a huge game,” Rivers said on the team’s Twitter page, “I feel comfortable with the offense and the way we are operating.”

 

The two teams played a tough game in the first half, but the Chargers clearly took control in the second half with 20 unanswered points against the Cowboys.

 

The Chargers defense started the game hot-on-their-toes with two sacks by Kendall Reyes and Cory Liuget of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Rivers threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Danny Woodhead, but the Cowboys responded with a 5-yard touchdown by Dez Bryant, tying the score 7-7 by the second quarter.

 

San Diego led 10-7 in the beginning of the second quarter, when Nick Novak scored a field goal after the Cowboys missed a 56-yard field goal attempt. Dallas fought back with a 72-yard drive finished with another touchdown by Dez Bryant. Sean Lee of the Cowboys intercepted the ball tipped-out of Rivers hand during a pass and ran 52 yards for a touchdown, giving Dallas a 21-10 lead. The quarter ended with Nick Novak nailing a 42-yard field goal, bringing the game 21-13 by half time.

 

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Rivers and Gates both reach career milestones

San Diego returned determined and focused after the break, beginning the half with Rivers throwing 7 for 7 in a 10-play, 80-yard drive that ended with another touchdown catch by Woodhead. Novak kicked another successful field goal to give the Chargers a 23-21 lead, and Rivers threw his 200th career touchdown pass to Antonio Gates for a 56-yard run to the end zone. The pass was also a career milestone for Gates, who became the fourth all-time in receptions by a tight end in league history.

 

The Chargers’ Richard Marshall sealed the team’s victory when he recovered a fumbled ball by Cowboys’ receiver Terrance Williams inches away from goal line. Outside linebacker Dwight Freeney was injured with a torn quadriceps during the game, according to the team’s website.

 

The big win gave the Chargers a spark they hope to keep ignited for future games. “I think winning can be contagious,” Rivers said on the team’s Twitter page after the game.

 

San Diego will play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, October 6 at 1:25 p.m.



 

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