Cincinnati Falls 27-10 to Chargers - Recap
|Cincinnati Falls 27-10 to Chargers - Recap|
The Chargers were Wildcard Playoff winners on Sunday, coming out on top of the Bengals by a score of 27-10 at Paul Brown Stadium.
San Diego won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.
Philip Rivers completed 12 of 16 pass attempts for 128 yards and 1 TD for the Chargers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Giovani Bernard rushed for 45 yards for Cincinnati, while BenJarvus Green-Ellis added 42 yards. Andy Dalton threw for 334 yards for the Bengals, while receivers Marvin Jones and Giovani Bernard had 130 and 73 yards respectively.
San Diego was outgained by Cincinnati 439-318 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-16 by the Bengals.
San Diego lost the time of possession battle 30:32/29:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.