Chargers Fall 35-21 Against New England - Game Recap
Tom Brady scorched the Chargers defense for 3 TDs as New England defeated San Diego 35-21 on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
New England was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 53.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 70 yards, while Danny Woodhead added 12 yards in the win. Deion Branch and Rob Gronkowski added 129 and 86 receiving yards respectively.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 64 yards for San Diego, while Philip Rivers added 12 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 378 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Vincent Jackson and Mike Tolbert had 172 and 73 yards respectively.
San Diego was outgained by New England 504-470 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-28 by the Chargers.
New England lost the time of possession battle 30:58/29:02, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, New England takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For San Diego, they head home to face Kansas City.