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San Diego Chargers 21 at New England Patriots 35

Sunday, September 18, 2011
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San Diego Chargers (8-8-0)7001421
New England Patriots (13-3-0)71301535

Game Info
Stadium Gillette Stadium
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface fieldturf
Duration 3:04
Attendance 68,756
Weather 63 degrees, relative humidity 0%, wind 12 mph
Vegas Line New England Patriots -7.0
Over/Under 53.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Walt Anderson
Umpire Butch Hannah
Head Linesman Steve Stelljes
Field Judge David Meslow
Back Judge Billy Smith
Side Judge James Coleman
Line Judge Byron Boston

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 (2/3, 43 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 3 2 43 1
Deep Middle (3/4, 70 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 1 23 0
Vincent Jackson 2 2 47 0
Bryan Walters 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/3, 36 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Malcom Floyd 1 1 36 0
Vincent Jackson 2 0 0 0
Short Left (2/2, 10 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 1 1 3 1
Mike Tolbert 1 1 7 0
Short Middle (11/12, 125 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Vincent Jackson 3 3 54 0
Ryan Mathews 5 4 40 0
Randy McMichael 1 1 6 0
Mike Tolbert 3 3 25 0
Short Right (10/16, 94 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Antonio Gates 1 0 0
Richard Goodman 1 0 0
Vincent Jackson 4 2 25 0
Ryan Mathews 4 3 22 0
Mike Tolbert 5 4 41 0
Bryan Walters 1 1 6 0
New England Patriots
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (3/3, 67 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 1 1 20 0
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 17 1
Chad Johnson 1 1 30 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Wes Welker 1 0 0 0
Short Left (11/12, 121 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 4 4 40 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 1 5 0
Rob Gronkowski 1 0 0 0
Aaron Hernandez 1 1 16 0
Chad Johnson 1 1 15 0
Wes Welker 2 2 30 0
Danny Woodhead 2 2 15 0
Short Middle (10/14, 148 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 4 3 69 0
Rob Gronkowski 3 2 39 1
Aaron Hernandez 4 3 16 0
Wes Welker 3 2 24 0
Short Right (7/10, 87 yards, 1 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Deion Branch 1 0 0 0
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 30 0
Aaron Hernandez 3 3 30 1
Wes Welker 5 3 27 0

Rushing

San Diego Chargers
LE (2 rushes, 16 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 2 16 1
LT (2 rushes, 6 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Tolbert 2 6 0
LG (7 rushes, 21 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 6 20 0
Philip Rivers 1 1 0
MD (7 rushes, 38 yards)
Att Yds TD
Jacob Hester 1 12 0
Ryan Mathews 3 25 0
Mike Tolbert 3 1 0
RG (3 rushes, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Tolbert 3 3 0
RT (1 rush, 0 yards)
Att Yds TD
Mike Tolbert 1 0 0
RE (1 rush, 3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Ryan Mathews 1 3 0
New England Patriots
LE (7 rushes, 28 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 5 19 0
Danny Woodhead 2 9 0
LT (3 rushes, 23 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 2 20 1
Danny Woodhead 1 3 0
LG (2 rushes, 14 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 2 14 0
MD (3 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 1 4 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 3 0
Danny Woodhead 1 0 0
RG (3 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 3 8 0
RT (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 -1 0
Stevan Ridley 1 6 0
RE (4 rushes, 10 yards)
Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 3 7 0
Stevan Ridley 1 3 0

San Diego Chargers Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 SDG 20 6 2:57 37 Punt View Drive »
2 1 6:16 SDG 20 7 3:21 80 Touchdown View Drive »
3 2 13:20 SDG 24 8 5:06 75 Downs View Drive »
4 2 2:49 SDG 20 10 2:40 51 Interception View Drive »
5 3 11:13 SDG 6 11 6:38 77 Interception View Drive »
6 3 3:36 SDG 36 10 5:03 64 Touchdown View Drive »
7 4 11:41 SDG 49 3 1:21 12 Fumble View Drive »
8 4 8:40 SDG 20 8 3:00 80 Touchdown View Drive »
9 4 1:54 SDG 13 3 0:52 19 Fumble View Drive »

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 12:03 NWE 8 12 5:47 92 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 2:55 NWE 37 14 4:35 59 Field Goal View Drive »
3 2 8:14 NWE 1 10 5:25 99 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 0:09 SDG 47 3 0:09 18 Field Goal View Drive »
5 3 15:00 NWE 15 6 3:47 48 Punt View Drive »
6 3 4:35 NWE 9 3 0:59 -1 Punt View Drive »
7 4 13:33 NWE 20 6 1:52 31 Downs View Drive »
8 4 10:20 NWE 39 4 1:40 61 Touchdown View Drive »
9 4 5:40 NWE 20 9 3:46 80 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 1:02 SDG 32 2 1:02 1 End of Game View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NWE EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 69 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 24 yards (tackle by Tracy White) 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 14:56 1 10 SDG 20 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 0 0 0.28 0.68 68.1
1 14:20 2 3 SDG 27 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 0 0 0.68 1 67.1
1 13:47 1 10 SDG 31 Penalty on Vincent Jackson: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 1 0.67 67.9
1 13:25 1 15 SDG 26 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Vincent Jackson for 29 yards (tackle by Josh Barrett) 0 0 0.67 2.59 62.5
1 12:58 1 10 NWE 45 Ryan Mathews left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Patrick Chung) 0 0 2.59 2.31 63.2
1 12:20 2 8 NWE 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short middle intended for Ryan Mathews 0 0 2.31 1.62 65.0
1 12:16 3 8 NWE 43 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson 0 0 1.62 0.4 68.4
1 12:11 4 8 NWE 43 Mike Scifres punts 35 yards 0 0 0.4 0.38 68.4
1 12:03 1 10 NWE 8 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Deion Branch for 11 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 0 0 -0.38 0.15 69.8
1 11:16 1 10 NWE 19 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for 6 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Donald Butler) 0 0 0.15 0.48 70.6
1 10:43 2 4 NWE 25 Tom Brady sacked by Shaun Phillips for -6 yards 0 0 0.48 -1.07 66.2
1 10:10 3 10 NWE 19 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Wes Welker for 17 yards (tackle by Steve Gregory) 0 0 -1.07 1.33 72.6
1 9:37 1 10 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Aaron Hernandez for 16 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 0 0 1.33 2.39 75.2
1 9:10 1 10 SDG 48 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 0 0 2.39 2.25 74.9
1 8:31 2 7 SDG 45 Tom Brady pass complete short left to BenJarvus Green-Ellis for 5 yards (tackle by Travis LaBoy) 0 0 2.25 2.21 74.7
1 7:58 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 0 0 0 0
1 7:58 3 2 SDG 40 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for 6 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders) 0 0 2.21 3.31 77.3
1 7:30 1 10 SDG 34 Danny Woodhead left end for 5 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Donald Butler) 0 0 3.31 3.45 77.7
1 6:53 2 5 SDG 29 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Wes Welker 0 0 3.45 2.74 75.9
1 6:48 3 5 SDG 29 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Chad Johnson for 15 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason). Penalty on Antoine Cason: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined) 0 0 2.74 4.65 80.4
1 6:22 1 10 SDG 14 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 14 yards, touchdown 0 6 4.65 7 83.2
1 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 0 7 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 74 yards, touchback 0 7 0 0.28 0.0
1 6:16 1 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ryan Mathews for 5 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 0 7 0.28 0.41 84.4
1 5:36 2 5 SDG 25 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Ryan Mathews 0 7 0.41 -0.3 85.7
1 5:30 3 5 SDG 25 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Malcom Floyd for 23 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 0 7 -0.3 2.13 80.8
1 4:49 1 10 SDG 48 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Shaun Ellis) 0 7 2.13 2.26 80.5
1 4:13 2 5 NWE 47 Mike Tolbert right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jerod Mayo and Sergio Brown) 0 7 2.26 1.68 81.8
1 3:35 3 4 NWE 46 Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Malcom Floyd for 36 yards (tackle by Josh Barrett) 0 7 1.68 4.91 73.9
1 2:59 1 10 NWE 10 Ryan Mathews left end for 10 yards, touchdown 6 7 4.91 7 70.8
1 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 7 7 0 0 0.0
1 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 48 yards, returned by Julian Edelman for 20 yards (tackle by Dante Hughes) 7 7 0 1.4 0.0
1 2:50 1 10 NWE 37 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle and Shaun Phillips) 7 7 1.4 1.4 71.9
1 2:17 2 6 NWE 41 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for 3 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay and Antoine Cason) 7 7 1.4 1.09 71.0
1 1:39 3 3 NWE 44 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Danny Woodhead for 9 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes). Penalty on Antwan Barnes: Defensive Offside (Declined) 7 7 1.09 2.46 74.7
1 1:32 1 10 SDG 47 Danny Woodhead left end for 5 yards (tackle by Travis LaBoy and Antoine Cason). Penalty on Rob Gronkowski: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 7 7 2.46 1.8 72.9
1 1:18 1 20 NWE 43 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Danny Woodhead for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 7 1.8 1.37 71.7
1 0:48 2 14 NWE 49 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 6 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 7 1.37 1.49 71.9
1 0:24 3 8 SDG 45 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Deion Branch for 17 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders) 7 7 1.49 3.71 77.9
1 0:07 1 10 SDG 28 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 5 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Jacques Cesaire) 7 7 3.71 3.84 78.2
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NWE EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 5 SDG 23 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Wes Welker for 8 yards (tackle by Antoine Cason) 7 7 3.84 4.58 80.0
2 14:49 1 10 SDG 15 Danny Woodhead left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay) 7 7 4.58 4.45 79.7
2 14:26 2 7 SDG 12 Tom Brady up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Travis LaBoy). Penalty on Takeo Spikes: Illegal Contact, 4 yards 7 7 4.45 6.28 83.9
2 14:08 1 4 SDG 4 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Aaron Hernandez 7 7 6.28 5.34 81.8
2 14:04 2 4 SDG 4 Danny Woodhead up the middle for no gain (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Vaughn Martin) 7 7 5.34 4.49 79.8
2 13:28 3 4 SDG 4 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Deion Branch 7 7 4.49 3.03 76.0
2 13:23 4 4 SDG 4 Stephen Gostkowski 22 yard field goal good 7 10 3.03 3 75.9
2 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 68 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 27 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 7 10 0 0.54 0.0
2 13:16 1 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson. Penalty on Tony Carter: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards (no play) 7 10 0.54 1.53 71.6
2 13:10 1 10 SDG 39 Ryan Mathews left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich and Jerod Mayo) 7 10 1.53 1.66 71.2
2 12:32 2 5 SDG 44 Ryan Mathews left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 10 1.66 1.22 72.4
2 11:50 3 3 SDG 46 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Vincent Jackson for 28 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 7 10 1.22 3.84 64.0
2 11:04 1 10 NWE 26 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 21 yards (tackle by Brandon Spikes) 7 10 3.84 6.06 56.2
2 10:16 1 5 NWE 5 Ryan Mathews right end for 3 yards (tackle by Josh Barrett) 7 10 6.06 5.72 57.1
2 9:44 2 2 NWE 2 Mike Tolbert right guard for no gain (tackle by Kyle Love) 7 10 5.72 4.95 59.7
2 9:01 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 7 10 0 0
2 9:01 3 2 NWE 2 Philip Rivers left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jerod Mayo and Vince Wilfork) 7 10 4.95 3.55 64.4
2 8:17 4 1 NWE 1 Mike Tolbert right tackle for no gain (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 10 3.55 0.38 74.5
2 8:14 1 10 NWE 1 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Wes Welker for 12 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 7 10 -0.38 -0.32 74.7
2 7:32 1 10 NWE 13 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Chad Johnson for 30 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 10 -0.32 1.8 80.6
2 6:46 1 10 NWE 43 Tom Brady sacked by Donald Butler for -7 yards 7 10 1.8 0.31 76.5
2 6:14 2 17 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Deion Branch for 20 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders) 7 10 0.31 2.65 82.7
2 5:37 1 10 SDG 44 Stevan Ridley right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 10 2.65 2.92 83.4
2 5:02 2 4 SDG 38 Stevan Ridley right end for 3 yards (tackle by Cam Thomas and Jacques Cesaire) 7 10 2.92 2.61 82.7
2 4:22 3 1 SDG 35 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 2 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 7 10 2.61 3.38 84.6
2 3:49 1 10 SDG 33 Danny Woodhead left end for 4 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 7 10 3.38 3.38 84.6
2 3:24 2 6 SDG 29 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Deion Branch for 19 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders and Eric Weddle) 7 10 3.38 4.91 88.0
2 2:52 1 10 SDG 10 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Rob Gronkowski for 10 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Eric Weddle: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards 7 16 4.91 7 90.1
2 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 7 17 0 0 0.0
2 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 50 yards, touchback 7 17 0 0.28 0.0
2 2:49 1 10 SDG 20 Mike Tolbert left tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Ras-I Dowling and Sergio Brown). Penalty on Jacob Hester: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 7 17 0.28 -0.09 91.9
2 2:17 1 13 SDG 17 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Randy McMichael for 6 yards (tackle by Dane Fletcher) 7 17 -0.09 0.14 91.6
2 2:00 2 7 SDG 23 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Vincent Jackson 7 17 0.14 -0.56 92.7
2 1:57 3 7 SDG 23 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Mike Tolbert for 7 yards (tackle by Dane Fletcher) 7 17 -0.56 0.94 90.3
2 1:42 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 7 17 0 0
2 1:42 1 10 SDG 30 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Bryan Walters for 6 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 7 17 0.94 1.2 89.9
2 1:11 2 4 SDG 36 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Richard Goodman 7 17 1.2 0.5 91.2
2 1:04 3 4 SDG 36 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Richard Goodman. Penalty on Leigh Bodden: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 7 17 0.5 1.66 89.2
2 0:57 1 10 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass complete deep middle to Vincent Jackson for 18 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 7 17 1.66 2.85 86.7
2 0:31 1 10 NWE 41 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Vincent Jackson 7 17 2.85 2.31 87.9
2 0:27 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 7 17 0 0
2 0:27 2 10 NWE 41 Penalty on Marcus McNeill: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 17 2.31 1.63 89.3
2 0:27 2 15 NWE 46 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Vincent Jackson for 17 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington and James Ihedigbo) 7 17 1.63 3.64 84.9
2 0:19 Timeout #2 by San Diego Chargers 7 17 0 0
2 0:19 1 10 NWE 29 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Mike Tolbert is intercepted by Vince Wilfork at NWE-35 and returned for 28 yards (tackle by Mike Tolbert). Penalty on Devin McCourty: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 10 yards 7 17 3.64 -2.46 95.3
2 0:09 1 10 SDG 47 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Deion Branch for 11 yards 7 17 2.46 3.18 96.0
2 0:06 1 10 SDG 36 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Deion Branch for 7 yards 7 17 3.18 3.58 96.3
2 0:01 2 3 SDG 29 Stephen Gostkowski 47 yard field goal good 7 20 3.58 3 95.8
End of Half72000
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NWE EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 69 yards, returned by Julian Edelman for 19 yards (tackle by Darrell Stuckey) 7 20 0 -0.22 0.0
3 14:55 1 10 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Rob Gronkowski for 30 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 20 -0.22 1.93 97.4
3 14:26 1 10 NWE 45 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right end for 5 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay) 7 20 1.93 2.06 97.5
3 13:45 2 5 50 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Wes Welker for 8 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 7 20 2.06 2.79 98.0
3 13:15 1 10 SDG 42 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Vaughn Martin) 7 20 2.79 2.11 97.7
3 12:34 2 11 SDG 43 Penalty on Dan Gronkowski: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 20 2.11 1.43 97.3
3 12:09 2 16 SDG 48 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Deion Branch for 11 yards (tackle by Shaun Phillips) 7 20 1.43 2.21 97.9
3 11:25 3 5 SDG 37 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Rob Gronkowski (defended by Steve Gregory) 7 20 2.21 0.79 97.0
3 11:20 4 5 SDG 37 Zoltan Mesko punts 31 yards 7 20 0.79 0.38 96.7
3 11:13 1 10 SDG 6 Mike Tolbert left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Devin McCourty) 7 20 -0.38 -0.85 97.1
3 10:37 2 11 SDG 5 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Mike Tolbert for 9 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 7 20 -0.85 -0.48 96.9
3 9:54 3 2 SDG 14 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Vincent Jackson for 8 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 7 20 -0.48 0.41 96.3
3 9:19 1 10 SDG 22 Ryan Mathews left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Brandon Spikes) 7 20 0.41 0.27 96.5
3 8:45 2 7 SDG 25 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ryan Mathews for 6 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 7 20 0.27 0.37 96.5
3 8:06 3 1 SDG 31 Jacob Hester up the middle for 12 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 7 20 0.37 1.8 95.2
3 7:28 1 10 SDG 43 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Ryan Mathews for 9 yards (tackle by Dane Fletcher) 7 20 1.8 2.47 94.5
3 6:44 2 1 NWE 48 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson. Penalty on Leigh Bodden: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 7 20 2.47 2.72 94.3
3 6:37 1 10 NWE 43 Ryan Mathews up the middle for 14 yards (tackle by Josh Barrett) 7 20 2.72 3.64 92.9
3 6:03 1 10 NWE 29 Ryan Mathews left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Tony Carter) 7 20 3.64 3.51 93.3
3 5:25 2 7 NWE 26 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Mike Tolbert for 9 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 7 20 3.51 4.44 91.8
3 4:42 1 10 NWE 17 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Antonio Gates is intercepted by Sergio Brown at NWE-7 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Mike Tolbert) 7 20 4.44 0.38 97.3
3 4:35 1 10 NWE 9 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for -1 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay) 7 20 -0.38 -0.85 97.0
3 3:52 2 11 NWE 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Rob Gronkowski (defended by Takeo Spikes) 7 20 -0.85 -1.54 96.5
3 3:48 3 11 NWE 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Wes Welker 7 20 -1.54 -2.49 95.4
3 3:44 4 11 NWE 8 Zoltan Mesko punts 54 yards, returned by Bryan Walters for -2 yards (tackle by Matt Slater) 7 20 -2.49 -1.33 96.7
3 3:36 1 10 SDG 36 Ryan Mathews left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 7 20 1.33 1.47 96.6
3 3:02 2 5 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep right intended for Vincent Jackson 7 20 1.47 0.76 97.4
3 2:57 3 5 SDG 41 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 9 yards (tackle by Dane Fletcher) 7 20 0.76 2.26 95.9
3 2:21 1 10 50 Ryan Mathews left end for 6 yards (tackle by Tony Carter and James Ihedigbo) 7 20 2.26 2.52 95.8
3 1:49 2 4 NWE 44 Mike Tolbert right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 20 2.52 2.08 96.4
3 1:05 3 2 NWE 42 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 11 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 7 20 2.08 3.51 94.8
3 0:23 1 10 NWE 31 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Mike Tolbert for 7 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 7 20 3.51 3.91 94.5
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail SDG NWE EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 3 NWE 24 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep left intended for Antonio Gates. Penalty on Sergio Brown: Defensive Pass Interference, 20 yards (no play) 7 20 3.91 6.28 89.5
4 14:55 1 4 NWE 4 Mike Tolbert up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 20 6.28 5.53 91.5
4 14:13 2 3 NWE 3 Philip Rivers sacked by Rob Ninkovich for 0 yards 7 20 5.53 4.72 93.5
4 13:39 3 3 NWE 3 Philip Rivers pass complete short left to Vincent Jackson for 3 yards, touchdown 13 20 4.72 7 90.9
4 NWE 2 Nick Novak kicks extra point good 14 20 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 72 yards, touchback 14 20 0 0.28 0.0
4 13:33 1 10 NWE 20 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left guard for 11 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Eric Weddle) 14 20 0.28 1 91.0
4 13:08 1 10 NWE 31 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 14 yards (tackle by Bob Sanders and Larry English) 14 20 1 1.93 93.3
4 12:39 1 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 5 yards (tackle by Larry English) 14 20 1.93 2.06 93.8
4 12:16 2 5 50 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Deion Branch. Penalty on Matt Light: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 14 20 2.06 0.71 90.9
4 12:07 2 15 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Wes Welker for 11 yards (tackle by Corey Liuget) 14 20 0.71 1.49 92.9
4 11:46 3 4 SDG 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Wes Welker 14 20 1.49 0 89.1
4 11:45 4 4 SDG 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Deion Branch (defended by Shaun Phillips) 14 20 0 -2.19 80.7
4 11:41 1 10 SDG 49 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Ryan Mathews for 12 yards (tackle by A.J. Edds) 14 20 2.19 2.98 76.9
4 11:05 1 10 NWE 39 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Ryan Mathews for 5 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 14 20 2.98 3.12 76.4
4 10:27 2 5 NWE 34 Mike Tolbert up the middle for -5 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo). Mike Tolbert fumbles (forced by Jerod Mayo), recovered by Rob Ninkovich at NWE-39 14 20 3.12 -1.53 94.0
4 10:20 1 10 NWE 39 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right end for -1 yards (tackle by Takeo Spikes and Travis LaBoy) 14 20 1.53 0.85 92.5
4 9:47 2 11 NWE 38 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Deion Branch for 33 yards (tackle by Quentin Jammer) 14 20 0.85 3.64 97.6
4 9:27 1 10 SDG 29 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Wes Welker for 12 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 14 20 3.64 4.44 98.4
4 8:44 1 10 SDG 17 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Rob Gronkowski for 17 yards, touchdown 14 26 4.44 7 99.4
4 Two Point Attempt: Danny Woodhead up the middle, conversion succeeds 14 28 0 1 0.0
4 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 72 yards, touchback 14 28 0 0.28 0.0
4 8:40 1 10 SDG 20 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 6 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 14 28 0.28 0.54 99.8
4 8:07 2 4 SDG 26 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Mike Tolbert for 5 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 14 28 0.54 1 99.7
4 7:37 1 10 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete deep middle intended for Bryan Walters (defended by Kyle Arrington) 14 28 1 0.46 99.9
4 7:31 2 10 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass incomplete short right intended for Vincent Jackson 14 28 0.46 -0.23 99.9
4 7:25 3 10 SDG 31 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Vincent Jackson for 14 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 14 28 -0.23 1.93 99.7
4 6:51 1 10 SDG 45 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Vincent Jackson for 18 yards (tackle by Devin McCourty) 14 28 1.93 3.12 99.5
4 6:19 1 10 NWE 37 Philip Rivers for 11 yards 14 28 3.12 3.84 99.3
4 5:47 1 10 NWE 26 Philip Rivers pass complete deep left to Vincent Jackson for 26 yards, touchdown 20 28 3.84 7 98.0
4 Nick Novak kicks extra point good. Replay Assistant challenged the too many players on field ruling, and the play was upheld. 21 28 0 0 0.0
4 SDG 35 Nick Novak kicks off 65 yards, touchback 21 28 0 0.28 0.0
4 5:40 1 10 NWE 20 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay) 21 28 0.28 0.14 97.0
4 4:58 2 7 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Wes Welker for 13 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle). Penalty on Antoine Cason: Defensive Holding (Declined) 21 28 0.14 1.33 98.9
4 4:51 1 10 NWE 36 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for 5 yards (tackle by Vaughn Martin) 21 28 1.33 1.47 99.0
4 4:07 2 5 NWE 41 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Donald Butler and Bob Sanders) 21 28 1.47 1.29 99.3
4 3:22 3 1 NWE 45 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Donald Butler and Travis LaBoy) 21 28 1.29 2.06 99.8
4 2:37 1 10 NWE 47 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Wes Welker (defended by Quentin Jammer) 21 28 2.06 1.52 99.9
4 2:34 2 10 NWE 47 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Rob Gronkowski for 29 yards (tackle by Eric Weddle) 21 28 1.52 3.97 100.0
4 2:19 Timeout #1 by San Diego Chargers 21 28 0 0
4 2:19 1 10 SDG 24 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right end for 3 yards (tackle by Donald Butler) 21 28 3.97 3.84 100.0
4 2:00 2 7 SDG 21 Penalty on Cam Thomas: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 21 28 3.84 4.65 100.0
4 2:00 2 2 SDG 16 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left tackle for 16 yards, touchdown 21 34 4.65 7 100.0
4 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 21 35 0 0 0.0
4 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 64 yards, returned by Richard Goodman for 12 yards (tackle by Tracy White) 21 35 0 -0.32 0.0
4 1:49 1 10 SDG 13 Philip Rivers pass complete short right to Ryan Mathews for 11 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 21 35 -0.32 0.54 100.0
4 1:42 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 21 35 0 0
4 1:42 1 10 SDG 24 Philip Rivers pass complete short middle to Ryan Mathews for 14 yards (tackle by Patrick Chung) 21 35 0.54 1.47 100.0
4 1:09 1 10 SDG 38 Philip Rivers sacked by Mark Anderson for -6 yards. Philip Rivers fumbles (forced by Mark Anderson), recovered by Kyle Love at SDG-32 (tackle by Kris Dielman) 21 35 1.47 -3.45 100.0
4 1:02 1 10 SDG 32 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Antonio Garay and Vaughn Martin) 21 35 3.45 3.17 100.0
4 0:17 2 8 SDG 30 Tom Brady kneels for -1 yards 21 35 3.17 2.34 100.0
End of Regulation21352.340
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).