49ers Fall 34-7 Against San Diego - Game Recap
San Diego got 3 passing strikes from Philip Rivers en route to a 34-7 victory over San Francisco on Thursday in Week 15 action at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Chargers were a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 44.5.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 56 yards, while Mike Tolbert added 46 yards in the win. Vincent Jackson and Randy McMichael added 112 and 55 receiving yards respectively.
Anthony Dixon rushed for 33 yards for San Francisco, while Brian Westbrook added 22 yards. Alex Smith threw for 165 yards for the 49ers, while receivers Josh Morgan and Michael Crabtree had 106 and 17 yards respectively.
San Diego outgained San Francisco 374-192 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-11 by the Chargers.
San Francisco lost the time of possession battle 37:11/22:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
San Diego heads into a Week 16 battle against the Bengals. San Francisco, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.