St. Louis 20, San Diego 17

Sunday, October 17, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, October 17, 2010
WHERE: Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Scott Green
ATTENDANCE: 52472

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
San Diego 0 3 7 7 17
St. Louis 10 7 0 3 20

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 2-4 2-0 0-4 L2
St. Louis 3-3 3-1 0-2 W1

Recap

Steven Jackson rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown to lead the St. Louis Rams to a 20-17 upset victory over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

Philip Rivers was 22 of 37 for 239 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Chargers (2-4), who have lost two straight games.

Jackson rushed for 28 yards and two first downs in the final three minutes as the Rams (3-3) salted it away.

Sam Bradford connected with Danario Alexander for a 38-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter, and Jackson had a 7-yard run in the second quarter as the Rams raced to a 17-0 lead.

Bradford finished 18 of 31 for 198 yards.

Josh Brown kicked two field goals, including a 48-yarder with 3:56 left to give the Rams a 20-10 lead.

Mike Tolbert’s 1-yard run in the third quarter brought the Chargers to within a touchdown at 17-10, and Rivers’ 5-yard touchdown pass to Buster Davis with 3:16 left finished the scoring.

The Chargers' Malcom Floyd, who had 213 yards receiving last week, was held to two catches for 15 yards on Sunday, and left the game in the fourth quarter with a hamstring injury.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
San Diego   St. Louis
Ryan Mathews Player Steven Jackson
12 Attempts 29
64 Yards 109
5.3 Avg Yards 3.8
0 Touchdowns 1
19 Long 13
Receiving
San Diego   St. Louis
Patrick Crayton Player Danario Alexander
6 Receptions 4
117 Yards 72
19.5 Avg Yards 18.0
0 Touchdowns 1
29 Long 38

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
San Diego 287 79 208 2 1 0 3.0 0
St. Louis 300 117 183 2 2 1 7.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Rams have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • San Diego will play their next game at home against New England. The Chargers have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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