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San Diego Chargers 38 at Denver Broncos 39

Sunday, September 14, 2008
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San Diego Chargers (8-8-0)314101138
Denver Broncos (8-8-0)7240839

Game Info
Stadium Invesco Field at Mile High
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:24
Attendance 75,915
Weather 59 degrees, relative humidity 56%, wind 5 mph
Vegas Line Denver Broncos -1.0
Over/Under 46.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Ed Hochuli
Umpire Tony Michalek
Head Linesman Mark Hittner
Field Judge Tom Sifferman
Back Judge Bill Schmitz
Side Judge Mike Weatherford
Line Judge Tim Podraza

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left (2/5, 37 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 3 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 2 2 37 0
Deep Middle (1/2, 25 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Gates 2 1 25 0
Deep Right (1/1, 48 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 1 48 1
Short Left (8/12, 149 yards, 2 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 4 3 35 1
Antonio Gates 3 2 29 0
Vincent Jackson 2 1 21 0
Legedu Naanee 1 0 0 0
Darren Sproles 1 1 66 1
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 1 -2 0
Short Middle (3/4, 90 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Antonio Gates 1 1 7 0
Mike Tolbert 2 1 67 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 1 16 0
Short Right (6/8, 28 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Chris Chambers 1 0 0 0
Vincent Jackson 4 3 15 0
Legedu Naanee 1 1 6 0
Darren Sproles 1 1 6 0
Mike Tolbert 1 1 1 0
Denver Broncos
Deep Left (2/4, 53 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 3 2 53 0
Tony Scheffler 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (2/2, 44 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tony Scheffler 1 1 24 0
Brandon Stokley 1 1 20 0
Deep Right (0/2, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 1 0 0 0
Tony Scheffler 1 0 0 0
Short Left (18/20, 150 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Daniel Graham 1 1 9 0
Nate Jackson 2 1 6 0
Brandon Marshall 9 9 65 1
Eddie Royal 3 3 29 0
Tony Scheffler 3 2 18 0
Brandon Stokley 1 1 15 0
Selvin Young 1 1 8 0
Short Middle (5/9, 37 yards, 2 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Daniel Graham 3 1 13 0
Brandon Marshall 1 1 8 0
Eddie Royal 2 1 4 1
Tony Scheffler 1 1 3 1
Brandon Stokley 2 1 9 0
Short Right (9/13, 63 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 6 6 40 0
Eddie Royal 2 1 4 0
Tony Scheffler 3 2 19 1
Brandon Stokley 2 0 0 0
No Direction (0/1, 3 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Stokley 1 0 3 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (3 rushes, 11 yards)
Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 2 12 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 -1 0
LG (1 rush, 18 yards)
Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 1 18 0
MD (6 rushes, 19 yards)
Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 1 5 0
Mike Tolbert 1 1 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 4 13 0
RG (5 rushes, 22 yards)
Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 2 14 0
LaDainian Tomlinson 3 8 0
RT (1 rush, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Darren Sproles 1 4 0
RE (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
LaDainian Tomlinson 2 6 0
Denver Broncos
LE (5 rushes, 63 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jay Cutler 1 4 0
Andre Hall 1 4 0
Selvin Young 3 55 0
LT (2 rushes, 23 yards)
Att Yds TD
Michael Pittman 1 13 0
Selvin Young 1 10 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (9 rushes, 21 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Jay Cutler 1 2 0
Andre Hall 2 2 0
Michael Pittman 4 15 1
Selvin Young 2 2 0
RG (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Andre Hall 1 3 0
Michael Pittman 1 3 0
RT (4 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
Andre Hall 1 4 0
Michael Pittman 1 -1 0
Selvin Young 2 11 0
RE (2 rushes, 18 yards)
Att Yds TD
Andre Hall 2 18 0

Pass Tackles

San Diego Chargers
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
No Direction
Denver Broncos
Deep Left Deep Middle Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 12:06 SDG 20 2 0:46 1 Interception
2 8:41 SDG 18 10 4:54 66 Field Goal
3 13:48 SDG 5 3 2:33 -3 Punt
4 10:42 0 0:14 0 Touchdown
5 5:53 SDG 20 6 3:28 80 Touchdown
6 0:02 0 0:02 0 End of Half
7 15:00 SDG 41 8 4:16 59 Touchdown
8 9:30 SDG 22 6 2:01 75 Field Goal
9 5:23 SDG 19 14 6:15 71 Field Goal
10 5:29 SDG 9 3 1:07 91 Touchdown
11 0:24 SDG 18 3 0:24 25 End of Game

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 DEN 20 6 2:54 39 Punt
2 11:20 SDG 29 5 2:39 29 Touchdown
3 3:47 DEN 20 12 4:59 80 Touchdown
4 11:15 SDG 48 2 0:33 48 Touchdown
5 10:28 DEN 20 8 4:35 46 Field Goal
6 2:25 DEN 20 11 2:23 80 Touchdown
7 10:44 DEN 24 3 1:14 3 Punt
8 7:29 DEN 20 3 2:06 7 Punt
9 14:08 DEN 20 14 8:39 76 Interception
10 4:22 DEN 20 12 3:58 80 Touchdown

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG DEN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 70 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 9 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 0 0 0.28 0.95 55.8
1 14:20 2 1 DEN 29 Jay Cutler pass complete deep middle to Tony Scheffler for 24 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 0 0 0.95 2.46 60.2
1 13:39 1 10 SDG 47 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 11 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie) 0 0 2.46 3.18 62.3
1 12:51 1 10 SDG 36 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Tony Scheffler for 5 yards 0 0 3.18 3.31 62.7
1 12:24 2 5 SDG 31 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep right intended for Brandon Marshall 0 0 3.31 2.61 60.7
1 12:18 3 5 SDG 31 Penalty on Brandon Marshall: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 2.61 1.95 58.7
1 12:18 3 10 SDG 36 Penalty on Casey Wiegmann: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1.95 1.29 56.8
1 12:18 3 15 SDG 41 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short middle intended for Brandon Stokley 0 0 1.29 0.53 54.5
1 12:13 4 15 SDG 41 Brett Kern punts 41 yards, touchback 0 0 0.53 -0.28 52.0
1 12:06 1 10 SDG 20 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Boss Bailey) 0 0 0.28 -0.13 53.3
1 11:30 2 9 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Chris Chambers is intercepted by Champ Bailey at SDG-29 0 0 -0.13 -3.64 63.7
1 11:20 1 10 SDG 29 Andre Hall right end for 8 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart and Jyles Tucker) 0 0 3.64 4.18 65.3
1 10:37 2 2 SDG 21 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Daniel Graham for 9 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 0 0 4.18 4.78 67.0
1 10:03 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 0 0 0 0
1 10:03 1 10 SDG 12 Andre Hall right end for 10 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 0 0 4.78 6.74 72.4
1 9:21 1 2 SDG 2 Michael Pittman up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 0 0 6.74 5.91 70.3
1 8:45 2 1 SDG 1 Michael Pittman up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 0 6 5.91 7 70.6
1 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 74 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 22 yards (tackle by Andre Hall) 0 7 0 0.04 0.0
1 8:36 1 10 SDG 18 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to LaDainian Tomlinson for 16 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 0 7 0.04 1.2 70.1
1 8:14 1 10 SDG 34 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 12 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 0 7 1.2 1.99 67.9
1 7:34 1 10 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 16 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree) 0 7 1.99 3.05 64.9
1 6:47 1 10 DEN 38 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Gates. Penalty on L.J. Shelton: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards (no play) 0 7 3.05 2.06 67.9
1 6:47 1 25 SDG 47 LaDainian Tomlinson right end for 5 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree) 0 7 2.06 1.16 70.4
1 6:16 2 20 DEN 48 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Chris Chambers for 18 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey). Penalty on Marquand Manuel: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 0 7 1.16 2.72 66.0
1 5:54 1 10 DEN 43 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 0 7 2.72 2.85 65.7
1 5:16 2 5 DEN 38 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 21 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 0 7 2.85 4.44 60.9
1 4:43 1 10 DEN 17 LaDainian Tomlinson right end for 1 yard (tackle by Boss Bailey) 0 7 4.44 4 62.3
1 4:01 2 9 DEN 16 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Mike Tolbert 0 7 4 3.19 64.8
1 3:57 3 9 DEN 16 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Chambers 0 7 3.19 2.38 67.3
1 3:51 4 9 DEN 16 Nate Kaeding 34 yard field goal good 3 7 2.38 3 65.4
1 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 70 yards, touchback 3 7 0 0.28 0.0
1 3:47 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep right intended for Tony Scheffler 3 7 0.28 -0.27 64.6
1 3:41 2 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Tony Scheffler for 11 yards 3 7 -0.27 1 68.4
1 3:16 1 10 DEN 31 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 9 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 3 7 1 1.68 70.4
1 2:34 2 1 DEN 40 Michael Pittman left tackle for 13 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 3 7 1.68 2.46 72.7
1 1:59 1 10 SDG 47 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Eddie Royal for 4 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 3 7 2.46 2.45 72.8
1 1:32 2 6 SDG 43 Selvin Young left end for 5 yards (tackle by Jyles Tucker) 3 7 2.45 2.41 72.8
1 0:48 3 1 SDG 38 Michael Pittman right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 3 7 2.41 3.25 75.2
1 0:04 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 3 7 0 0
1 0:04 1 10 SDG 35 Selvin Young up the middle for -4 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 3 7 3.25 2.16 72.3
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG DEN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 14 SDG 39 Jay Cutler pass complete deep left to Brandon Marshall for 34 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie). Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Unnecessary Roughness, 3 yards 3 7 2.16 6.74 83.8
2 14:38 1 2 SDG 2 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short left intended for Nate Jackson 3 7 6.74 5.72 81.6
2 14:34 2 2 SDG 2 Michael Pittman right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Ryon Bingham) 3 7 5.72 4.72 79.3
2 13:53 3 3 SDG 3 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Tony Scheffler for 3 yards, touchdown 3 13 4.72 7 82.4
2 SDG 2 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 3 14 0 0 0.0
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 5 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 3 14 0 -0.38 0.0
2 13:43 1 10 SDG 5 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 3 14 -0.38 -0.63 85.9
2 13:09 2 8 SDG 7 LaDainian Tomlinson left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 3 14 -0.63 -1.3 87.3
2 12:23 3 9 SDG 6 Penalty on Philip Rivers: Delay of Game, 3 yards (no play) 3 14 -1.3 -1.65 88.1
2 12:02 3 12 SDG 3 Philip Rivers sacked by John Engelberger for -1 yards 3 14 -1.65 -2.49 89.6
2 11:25 4 13 SDG 2 Mike Scifres punts 52 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 6 yards (tackle by Legedu Naanee) 3 14 -2.49 -2.39 89.6
2 11:15 1 10 SDG 48 Jay Cutler pass complete deep left to Brandon Marshall for 19 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie). Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 3 14 2.39 4.65 92.8
2 10:47 1 10 SDG 14 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Tony Scheffler for 14 yards, touchdown 3 20 4.65 7 94.4
2 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 3 21 0 0 0.0
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 73 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 103 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Jamie Winborn: Offside on Free Kick (Declined) 9 21 0 7 0.0
2 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 10 21 0 0 0.0
2 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 21 0 0.28 0.0
2 10:28 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 7 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 10 21 0.28 0.68 86.8
2 9:47 2 3 DEN 27 Selvin Young right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins) 10 21 0.68 0.94 87.5
2 9:03 1 10 DEN 30 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Nate Jackson for 6 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 10 21 0.94 1.2 88.2
2 8:19 2 4 DEN 36 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Selvin Young for 5 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart). Penalty on Ryan Clady: Illegal Formation, 5 yards (no play) 10 21 1.2 0.53 87.1
2 7:49 2 9 DEN 31 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal. Penalty on Ben Hamilton: Chop Block, 15 yards (no play) 10 21 0.53 -1.65 82.5
2 7:44 2 24 DEN 16 Selvin Young left end for 49 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 10 21 -1.65 3.25 91.8
2 6:53 1 10 SDG 35 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep left intended for Tony Scheffler (defended by Steve Gregory) 10 21 3.25 2.7 91.2
2 6:47 2 10 SDG 35 Selvin Young left end for 1 yard (tackle by Steve Gregory) 10 21 2.7 2.15 90.4
2 6:05 3 9 SDG 34 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon Stokley (defended by Quentin Jammer) 10 21 2.15 1.06 88.7
2 5:58 4 9 SDG 34 Matt Prater 52 yard field goal good 10 24 1.06 3 91.9
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 24 0 0.28 0.0
2 5:53 1 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 1 yard (tackle by D.J. Williams) 10 24 0.28 -0.13 92.1
2 5:12 2 9 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Darren Sproles for 6 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 10 24 -0.13 -0.03 92.2
2 4:26 3 3 SDG 27 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Antonio Gates for 7 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel). Penalty on D.J. Williams: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 10 24 -0.03 2.19 88.8
2 4:00 1 10 SDG 49 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Legedu Naanee for 6 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 10 24 2.19 2.46 88.4
2 4:00 2 4 DEN 45 Darren Sproles left tackle for -3 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban) 10 24 2.46 1.36 90.4
2 2:33 3 7 DEN 48 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Chris Chambers for 48 yards, touchdown 16 24 1.36 7 80.5
2 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 17 24 0 0 0.0
2 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 70 yards, touchback 17 24 0 0.28 0.0
2 2:25 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 11 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 17 24 0.28 1 80.6
2 2:00 1 10 DEN 31 Jay Cutler sacked by Matt Wilhelm for -1 yards. Penalty on Ben Hamilton: Offensive Holding (Offsetting), Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Defensive Holding (Offsetting) (no play) 17 24 1 1 80.7
2 1:54 1 10 DEN 31 Jay Cutler left end for 4 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 17 24 1 1 80.8
2 1:46 2 6 DEN 35 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal 17 24 1 0.3 78.8
2 1:41 3 6 DEN 35 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 11 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 17 24 0.3 1.99 83.5
2 1:21 1 10 DEN 46 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 3 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 17 24 1.99 1.86 83.2
2 1:02 2 7 DEN 49 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 17 24 1.86 1.95 83.6
2 0:44 3 1 SDG 45 Jay Cutler up the middle for 2 yards. Penalty on SDG: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 17 24 1.95 2.92 86.0
2 0:40 1 10 SDG 40 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Brandon Stokley for 9 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 17 24 2.92 3.59 87.6
2 0:34 Timeout #3 by Denver Broncos 17 24 0 0
2 0:34 2 1 SDG 31 -- 17 24 3.59 4.17 88.8
2 0:34 1 10 SDG 21 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Stokley for 15 yards 17 24 4.17 5.83 91.7
2 0:13 1 6 SDG 6 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon Stokley (defended by Antoine Cason) 17 24 5.83 4.95 90.4
2 0:08 2 6 SDG 6 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 6 yards, touchdown. Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 17 30 4.95 7 92.1
2 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 17 31 0 0 0.0
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 45 yards, returned by Jacob Hester for 20 yards (tackle by Nate Jackson) 17 31 0 2.26 0.0
End of Half17312.260
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG DEN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 41 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 17 31 0 1.66 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 SDG 41 Darren Sproles up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Dre' Bly) 17 31 1.66 1.8 90.9
3 14:14 2 5 SDG 46 Darren Sproles right guard for 15 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree) 17 31 1.8 2.98 89.0
3 13:34 1 10 DEN 39 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Vincent Jackson 17 31 2.98 2.44 90.2
3 13:27 2 10 DEN 39 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 2 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 17 31 2.44 2.02 91.0
3 12:50 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 17 31 0 0
3 12:50 3 8 DEN 37 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Vincent Jackson for 16 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 17 31 2.02 4.17 86.9
3 12:09 1 10 DEN 21 Darren Sproles right guard for -1 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 17 31 4.17 3.49 88.7
3 11:29 2 11 DEN 22 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 7 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 17 31 3.49 3.81 88.3
3 10:50 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 17 31 0 0
3 10:50 3 4 DEN 15 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 15 yards, touchdown 23 31 3.81 7 83.0
3 Nate Kaeding kicks extra point good 24 31 0 0 0.0
3 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 72 yards, returned by Andre Hall for 26 yards (tackle by Jacob Hester) 24 31 0 0.54 0.0
3 10:38 1 10 DEN 24 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short middle intended for Daniel Graham 24 31 0.54 0 80.1
3 10:31 2 10 DEN 24 Andre Hall right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Derek Smith and Igor Olshansky) 24 31 0 -0.3 79.1
3 9:49 3 7 DEN 27 Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Marshall (defended by Antonio Cromartie) 24 31 -0.3 -1.57 75.0
3 9:42 4 7 DEN 27 Brett Kern punts 56 yards, returned by Craig Davis for 5 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 24 31 -1.57 -0.41 79.1
3 9:30 1 10 SDG 22 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 24 31 0.41 0.68 78.3
3 8:58 2 4 SDG 28 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Mike Tolbert for 67 yards (tackle by Nate Webster) 24 31 0.68 6.06 56.2
3 8:24 1 5 DEN 5 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Chris Chambers 24 31 6.06 5.15 60.5
3 8:18 2 5 DEN 5 LaDainian Tomlinson right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 24 31 5.15 4.72 62.5
3 7:36 3 3 DEN 3 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Legedu Naanee (defended by Karl Paymah) 24 31 4.72 3.04 70.0
3 7:32 4 3 DEN 3 Nate Kaeding 21 yard field goal good 27 31 3.04 3 70.2
3 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 72 yards, returned by Andre Hall for 22 yards (tackle by Legedu Naanee) 27 31 0 0.28 0.0
3 7:24 1 10 DEN 20 Andre Hall left end for 4 yards (tackle by Marques Harris) 27 31 0.28 0.27 71.4
3 6:48 2 6 DEN 24 Andre Hall right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Clinton Hart) 27 31 0.27 0.1 70.9
3 6:13 3 2 DEN 28 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for -1 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 27 31 0.1 -1.57 63.6
3 5:38 4 3 DEN 27 Brett Kern punts 64 yards, returned by Craig Davis for 10 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 27 31 -1.57 -0.15 70.2
3 5:23 1 10 SDG 19 Philip Rivers pass incomplete 27 31 0.15 -0.39 72.6
3 5:16 2 10 SDG 19 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 27 31 -0.39 -0.81 74.4
3 4:36 3 8 SDG 21 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Antonio Gates for 13 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 27 31 -0.81 1.2 65.8
3 3:52 1 10 SDG 34 Darren Sproles left guard for 18 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel) 27 31 1.2 2.39 60.0
3 3:11 1 10 DEN 48 Darren Sproles left tackle for 15 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey). Penalty on Chris Chambers: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 27 31 2.39 3.12 56.3
3 2:32 1 5 DEN 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Antonio Gates 27 31 3.12 2.52 59.6
3 2:30 2 5 DEN 43 LaDainian Tomlinson up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Marquand Manuel and D.J. Williams) 27 31 2.52 2.21 61.3
3 1:50 3 2 DEN 40 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Chris Chambers (defended by Karl Paymah). Penalty on Karl Paymah: Defensive Pass Interference, 17 yards (no play) 27 31 2.21 4.04 51.3
3 1:43 1 10 DEN 23 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to LaDainian Tomlinson for -2 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 27 31 4.04 3.23 55.9
3 1:16 2 12 DEN 25 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 1 yard (tackle by Champ Bailey) 27 31 3.23 2.68 59.0
3 0:33 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 27 31 0 0
3 0:33 3 11 DEN 24 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Chris Chambers for 13 yards (tackle by Karl Paymah) 27 31 2.68 4.84 46.6
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG DEN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 DEN 11 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Dre' Bly and Marquand Manuel) 27 31 4.84 4.32 49.6
4 14:25 2 9 DEN 10 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short left intended for Antonio Gates 27 31 4.32 3.3 55.7
4 14:20 3 9 DEN 10 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Vincent Jackson 27 31 3.3 2.76 58.9
4 14:11 4 9 DEN 10 Nate Kaeding 28 yard field goal good 30 31 2.76 3 57.5
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 70 yards, touchback 30 31 0 0.28 0.0
4 14:08 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Selvin Young for 8 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 30 31 0.28 0.81 62.3
4 13:39 2 2 DEN 28 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 5 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 30 31 0.81 1.14 64.4
4 12:57 1 10 DEN 33 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Daniel Graham for 13 yards (tackle by Derek Smith) 30 31 1.14 1.99 69.5
4 12:14 1 10 DEN 46 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 4 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 30 31 1.99 1.99 70.0
4 11:31 2 6 50 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Brandon Marshall for 8 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer). Brandon Marshall fumbles (forced by Quentin Jammer), recovered by Chris Kuper at SDG-42 30 31 1.99 2.79 75.0
4 10:49 1 10 SDG 42 Selvin Young right tackle for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 30 31 2.79 3.32 78.4
4 10:13 2 2 SDG 34 Andre Hall up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Tim Dobbins and Luis Castillo) 30 31 3.32 3.58 80.3
4 9:30 1 10 SDG 30 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short left intended for Tony Scheffler (defended by Jyles Tucker) 30 31 3.58 3.03 78.2
4 9:27 2 10 SDG 30 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Daniel Graham for 3 yards (tackle by Derek Smith). Penalty on Quentin Jammer: Illegal Contact, 5 yards (no play) 30 31 3.03 3.91 82.8
4 8:56 1 10 SDG 25 Andre Hall up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 30 31 3.91 3.09 79.2
4 8:19 2 12 SDG 27 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 10 yards (tackle by Antonio Cromartie). Penalty on Antonio Cromartie: Defensive Holding, 4 yards (no play) 30 31 3.09 4.04 84.8
4 7:51 1 10 SDG 23 Jay Cutler up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ryon Bingham) 30 31 4.04 3.77 84.2
4 7:13 2 8 SDG 21 Selvin Young left tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Cletis Gordon and Eric Weddle) 30 31 3.77 4.84 89.8
4 6:26 1 10 SDG 11 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Tony Scheffler for 7 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 30 31 4.84 5.47 93.1
4 5:45 2 3 SDG 4 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short middle intended for Daniel Graham (defended by Shaun Phillips) 30 31 5.47 4.67 91.5
4 5:41 3 3 SDG 4 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short middle intended for Eddie Royal is intercepted by Antoine Cason and returned for 10 yards (tackle by Brandon Stokley). Antoine Cason fumbles (forced by Brandon Stokley), recovered by Clinton Hart at SDG-9 30 31 4.67 0.38 63.8
4 5:29 1 10 SDG 9 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Vincent Jackson for 21 yards (tackle by Marlon McCree). Penalty on Marquand Manuel: Illegal Contact (Declined) 30 31 -0.38 0.94 51.5
4 5:07 1 10 SDG 30 Darren Sproles right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Boss Bailey) 30 31 0.94 0.93 51.6
4 4:36 2 6 SDG 34 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Darren Sproles for 66 yards, touchdown 36 31 0.93 7 9.5
4 Two Point Attempt: Philip Rivers pass complete to Legedu Naanee, conversion succeeds 38 31 0 1 0.0
4 SDG 30 Nate Kaeding kicks off 70 yards, touchback 38 31 0 0.28 0.0
4 4:22 1 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Tony Scheffler 38 31 0.28 -0.27 2.5
4 4:15 2 10 DEN 20 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 8 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 38 31 -0.27 0.1 2.9
4 3:43 3 2 DEN 28 Michael Pittman up the middle for 12 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory and Clinton Hart) 38 31 0.1 1.6 5.7
4 3:12 1 10 DEN 40 Jay Cutler pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 8 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 38 31 1.6 2.13 6.3
4 3:07 2 2 DEN 48 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 13 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm) 38 31 2.13 2.98 10.1
4 2:31 1 10 SDG 39 Jay Cutler pass complete deep middle to Brandon Stokley for 20 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory). Penalty on Ryon Bingham: Illegal Use of Hands (Declined) 38 31 2.98 4.31 17.2
4 2:20 1 10 SDG 19 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 6 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 38 31 4.31 4.72 20.3
4 2:00 2 4 SDG 13 Jay Cutler pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 11 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 38 31 4.72 6.74 46.4
4 1:24 1 2 SDG 2 Michael Pittman up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jamal Williams and Brandon Siler) 38 31 6.74 5.91 30.7
4 1:17 Timeout #3 by San Diego Chargers 38 31 0 0
4 1:17 2 1 SDG 1 Jay Cutler pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Pittman. Replay Assistant challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Jay Cutler sacked for -9 yards. Jay Cutler fumbles 38 31 5.91 3.13 2.9
4 1:14 3 10 SDG 10 Selvin Young up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Luis Castillo) 38 31 3.13 3.03 2.4
4 0:29 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 38 31 0 0
4 0:29 4 4 SDG 4 Jay Cutler pass complete short middle to Eddie Royal for 4 yards, touchdown 38 37 3.03 7 22.5
4 Two Point Attempt: Jay Cutler pass complete to Eddie Royal, conversion succeeds 38 39 0 1 0.0
4 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 73 yards, returned by Darren Sproles for 21 yards (tackle by Tony Scheffler) 38 39 0 0.04 0.0
4 0:20 1 10 SDG 18 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Antonio Gates for 25 yards (tackle by Calvin Lowry) 38 39 0.04 1.8 24.1
4 0:12 Timeout #3 by Denver Broncos 38 39 0 0
4 0:09 1 10 SDG 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Chambers. Replay Assistant challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 38 39 1.8 1.25 39.0
4 0:06 2 10 SDG 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Chambers (defended by Marlon McCree) 38 39 1.25 0.56 90.8
End of Regulation38390.560
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).