Michael Bush’s 3-yard touchdown run with 3:43 left gave Oakland the lead for good, and Tyvon Branch’s 64-yard fumble return for a touchdown with 58 seconds left sealed the Raiders’ 35-27 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.
The victory snapped the Chargers’ 13-game winning streak against the Raiders.
Philip Rivers threw for 431 yards and two touchdowns, but was sacked by Michael Huff and fumbled to send Branch on his big run.
Malcom Floyd had eight catches for 213 for the Chargers (2-3), including a 41-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter that gave the Chargers a 24-15 lead.
Antonio Gates caught a 19-yard touchdown pass for his NFL-best ninth straight game with a TD catch. It was Rivers’ NFL-best 18th straight game with a touchdown pass.
The Raiders (2-3) scored nine points in the first quarter directly off two blocked punts.
Jason Campbell replaced Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) at quarterback late in the first quarter and finished 13 of 18 for 159 yards and 1-yard touchdown pass to Zach Miller in the third quarter to make it 24-22.
Bush finished with 104 yards in place of Darren McFadden, who missed the game with a hamstring injury.