Chargers honor injured Marine in wild win - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
"I looked at a couple of the young guys," safety Eric Weddle said, "like, 'You're going to witness something great right now. Just hold onto your hat and get ready to watch this.' "
Bolts Come Back to Clinch the Win - Ricky Henne
Yet it was a pass between Philip Rivers and Floyd that netted no official yards that proved the play of the game. On 1st-and-10 on Baltimore’s 24 with less than a minute remaining, number 17 aimed for M-80, who was blatantly interfered with in the end zone to put the ball at the one-yard line.
Final Drive Bolts Chargers to Victory - Hayley Elwood
"This is so great for us," Royal said. "We have a lot of character on this team, and we knew we could do it. Everybody in the huddle knew we could win that game. When we got into the huddle, Phil [Rivers] was excited, and he sounded like a little kid. But everyone was relaxed, and we were ready to win the game."
Rapid Reaction: San Diego Chargers - Eric Williams
Philip Rivers engineered an eight-play, 80-yard drive capped by a 1-yard touchdown pass on a wide receiver screen to Eddie Royal with 38 seconds left for the winning score. Malcom Floyd had the big play of the drive, coaxing a pass interference call from Baltimore’s defense that gave the Chargers first-and-goal at the 1-yard line. Rivers finished 34-of-45 for 383 yards, with three touchdown passes and one interception.
Philip Rivers: Keenan Allen playing with more urgency - Eric Williams
"I don’t know if it’s going to be two touchdowns and 100-something yards every week, but just the way he played," Rivers said. "The way he ran after the catch. The way he protected the ball -- he just played with a great urgency.