Bengals Bolt Chargers

The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the San Diego Chargers 20-13. With 4:11 remaining, Bengals QB Andy Dalton rushed for a 6-yard TD to put Cincinnati up for good. Meanwhile RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis had 114 yards rushing for Cincy as it was his 3rd straight 100-yard game. Also, TE Jermaine Gresham caught a TD pass from Dalton. Chargers QB Philip Rivers threw one interception and lost a fumble in the 4th quarter. The Chargers only TD came from a 31 yard interception return by Demorrio Williams (off of Dalton). The Bengals are 7-5 and the Chargers are 4-8.

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2012 AFC North STANDINGS

TEAM W L T PCT PF PA
Baltimore 9 3 0 .750 303 242
Pittsburgh 7 5 0 .583 254 230
Cincinnati 7 5 0 .583 302 260
Cleveland 4 8 0 .333 229 265

 

 

Chargers Cook Chiefs

The San Diego Chargers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-13 on Thursday Night Football. Chargers QB Phillip Rivers was deadly accurate. He completed 90% of his passes (18 of 20), becoming the sixth player in NFL history to do so (min. 20 passes). San Diego came into the game without scoring a touchdown in 17 previous drives. The drought ended when Rivers found TE Antonio Gates in the end zone. The Chiefs meanwhile, struggled as they committed four turnovers leading to a loss.

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AFC West Standings

Denver Broncos 4 3 0
San Diego Chargers 4 4 0
Oakland Raiders 3 4 0
Kansas City Chiefs 1 7 0