Chargers down Steelers

Philip Rivers passed for 242 yards with two touchdowns Sunday night to lead the San Diego Chargers past the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-13.

The Chargers had been favored by 3-points in the game and were able to cover the spread. The combined score was just UNDER the night’s posted over/under total (37).

LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for only 36 yards on 13 carries for San Diego. Antonio Gates caught three passes for 55 yards and a touchdown.

Ben Roethlisberger completed 20-of-31 passes for 220 yards with two interceptions for Pittsburgh. Willie Parker rushed for 57 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries.