SAN DIEGO – The Chargers broke open a close game with 21 straight fourth-quarter points – including two defensive touchdowns – as San Diego defeated the Kansas City Chargers 31-13 on Thursday Night Football.
As the fourth quarter began, the Chargers led just 10-6, but after an eight-play, 80-yard drive that culminated in Philip Rivers’ 13-yard TD pass to Malcom Floyd, the San Diego defense took over.
First, Shaun Phillips recovered Matt Cassel’s fumble in the end zone for a touchdown, then Demorrio Williams picked off a deflected Cassel pass and took it to the house for another score.
Kevin Kugler and Trent Green called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Philip Rivers hits Antonio Gates for a 14-yd TD and a 7-0 Chargers lead)
(Rivers finds Malcom Floyd on a 13-yd TD to make it 17-6)
(Shaun Phillips recovers Matt Cassel’s fumble for a San Diego touchdown)
(Demorrio Williams’ 59-yard interception return for a TD makes it 31-6)
(Shaun Draughn’s 6-yd TD run cuts the Chargers’ lead to 31-13)
(Listen to Demorrio Williams’ postgame interview with DGS sideline reporter Scott Kaplan)
(Postgame recap from Kevin Kugler and Trent Green)
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