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Instant Analysis: Chargers 21-19 victory vs. Rams - Will Hernandez
Despite the Los Angeles Rams roaring back behind 19 unanswered points, the L.A. Chargers held on to defeat their cross-town rival 21-19 in their third preseason game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday evening.

Recap: Chargers Starters Sharp in Win Over Rams - Chris Hayre
Rivers exited after the first quarter, finishing 6-of-6 for 85 yards and a touchdown — a perfect passer rating of 158.3. He has played in three series this preseason, all resulting in touchdowns.

A Perfect Day for Philip Rivers - Ricky Henne
Still, the highlight of Rivers’ day was a 45-yard touchdown strike to Travis Benjamin on the opening drive of the game. On 3rd-and-5, the offensive line gave Benjamin enough time to separate downfield, and the QB rewarded the effort with a picture-perfect throw, hitting the speedster in stride.

Chargers offense finds rhythm with Rivers back in the lineup - Dan Woike
The most promising Rivers-less drive came in the third quarter when completions to Geremy Davis and Sean Kulkin plus a 13-yard run from rookie Austin Ekeler had the team across midfield. But running back Andre Williams, who is competing for a spot on the roster, fumbled.

Philip Rivers shines as Chargers hold off Rams in 'Battle for LA' - Eric Williams
Add a 76-yard fumble return for a score by Melvin Ingram on a strip sack of Jared Goff by fellow defensive end Joey Bosa, and the Chargers opened the game with 21 straight points, taking care of the Los Angeles Rams 21-19 in the "Battle of LA."

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