Arizona Falls 34-31 to Chargers - Recap
|Arizona Falls 34-31 to Chargers - Recap|
Philip Rivers passed for 2 TDs and 198 yards in leading San Diego to a 34-31 win over Arizona on Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Chargers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 41.5.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 69 yards, while Mike Tolbert added 26 yards in the win. Vincent Jackson and Bryan Walters added 78 and 61 receiving yards respectively.
Beanie Wells rushed for 63 yards for Arizona, while LaRod Stephens-Howling added 40 yards. Kevin Kolb threw for 205 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Stephen Williams had 108 and 29 yards respectively.
San Diego outgained Arizona 432-431 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-21 by the Chargers.
The time of possession battle favored Arizona as their offense was on the field for 30:11, longer than the 29:49 of their opponents.
San Diego heads into a P4 battle against the 49ers. Arizona, meanwhile, will have their next action against Denver.