Chargers Down Minnesota 12-10 - Match Report
San Diego earned a 12-10 victory over Minnesota on Friday in Preseason Week 3 action at The Metrodome.
The Chargers were a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 41.5.
Charlie Whitehurst completed 8 of 18 pass attempts for 82 yards and 0 TDs for the Chargers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Matt Asiata rushed for 48 yards for Minnesota, while Toby Gerhart added 18 yards. Christian Ponder threw for 115 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Percy Harvin and Allen Reisner had 53 and 47 yards respectively.
Minnesota outgained San Diego 290-202 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Vikings.
San Diego lost the time of possession battle 30:33/29:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
San Diego looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 49ers. The Vikings will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.