Patriots Down San Diego 23-20 - Match Report
|Patriots Down San Diego 23-20 - Match Report|
New England earned a 23-20 victory over San Diego on Sunday in Week 7 action at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Patriots were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 49.5.
Tom Brady completed 19 of 32 pass attempts for 159 yards and 1 TD for the Patriots in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 15 yards for San Diego, while Philip Rivers added 9 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 336 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Patrick Crayton and Darren Sproles had 82 and 70 yards respectively.
San Diego outgained New England 363-179 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Chargers.
The time of possession battle favored San Diego as their offense was on the field for 34:25, longer than the 25:35 of their opponents.
New England heads into a Week 8 battle against the Vikings. San Diego, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tennessee.