San Diego, Ca – Winning cures a multiples of hurts, with San Diego defeating Miami 30-14. Running Back Danny Woodhead was a scoring machine with 4 touchdowns (3 Receiving, 1 Rushing) for the Chargers giving the fans a great show for what possibly could be their last at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Chargers defensive was able to shut down the running game and never let Dolphins offense get into any rhythm. Dolphins just couldn’t figure out how to stop the Chargers exotic blitz. They kept them out of the end zone till second half only allowing 14 points. The Chargers had not scored a touchdown for three weeks until today when quarterback Phillip Rivers connected on 20 yard pass to Woodhead for 0-6 1st quarter lead.
“Today effort was not the problem, it was the details lack of discipline…” Said Dolphins Interim Head Coach Dan Campbell about today’s loss. The Dolphins allowed Rivers to throw for 311 yards with 3 touchdowns. He hit 8 different receivers, with his main target being tight end Antonio Gates 6 catches for 88 yards.
Chargers reserve running back Donald Brown made the most of his 12 carries for 90 yards in relief of Melvin Gordon who left game knee injury. They backs combined for 140 net rushing yards with a rushing touchdown. The Chargers had not had a rushing touchdown since week one against Detroit.
Even with win today at Qualcomm it was still an uneasy feeling among most fans. You could see some fans who are not happy about the undecided decision. The NFL will have their next set of meetings to see who will get green light to relocate to Los Angeles, the pivotal vote is set for Jan. 12-13 in Houston.