Chargers vs. Raiders: Fast facts

Looking ahead to this weekend, the San Diego Chargers will travel to Oakland to play the Raiders. Igniting the rivalry may be just what the doctor ordered for an 0-3 Charger team.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (0-3) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (1-2) 

SERIES
 	CHARGERS	RAIDERS
LEADER:	 	53-31-2
STREAKS:	 	9 of past 11
COACHES VS. OPP.:	 Schottenheimer: 20-6	Callahan: 1-1
LAST WEEK:	 L 24-10 vs. Ravens	L 31-10 at Broncos
LAST GAME:	 12/8/02: Chargers 7 at Raiders 27.  
 Oakland QB Rich Gannon sets NFL record with 10th 300-yard game 
as he throws for 328 yards in Raiders' 5th consecutive win.
LAST GAME AT SITE:	 10/20/02: Chargers 27, Raiders 21 (OT).  
 San Diego RB LaDainian Tomlinson rushes for 153 yards, including 
 19-yard game-winning TD run 3:38 into OT.
BROADCAST:	CBS (1:05 PM PT): Dick Enberg, Dan Dierdorf, Bonnie Bernstein (Field  Reporter)
STATS:
PASSING:	 Brees: 66-119-654-3-6-58.6	Gannon: 51-95-516-2-0-76.5
RUSHING:	 Tomlinson: 52-232-4.5-1	Garner: 24-94-3.9-0
RECEIVING:	Tomlinson (RB): 18-105-5.8-0	Garner (RB): 14-149-10.6-1
OFFENSE:	 308.0	237.3
TAKE/GIVE:	-3	+3 (3C)
DEFENSE:	 340.3	377.7
SACKS:	 Dingle: 2.0	Romanowski: 2.0
INTs:	 Jammer, Wilson: 1	Buchanon, Gibson, C. Woodson: 1
PUNTING:	 Bennett: 43.8	Lechler: 52.2 (1L)
KICKING:	 Christie: 13 (4/4 PAT; 3/4 FG)	Janikowski: 23 (T3C) (5/5 PAT; 6/6 FG)
NOTES

SEVEN OF PAST 10 decided by 7 points-or-less

CHARGERS:

Head coach MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER has career 20-6 (.769) record against Raiders

QB DREW BREES completed 16 of 25 passes (64.0 pct.) for 170 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 110.4 passer rating in only career start at Oakland (10/20/02). Also rushed for 1st career TD in that game

RB LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON had 153 rushing yards & 2 total TDs, including game-winning 19-yard TD run in OT in last meeting at Raiders. Carried ball career-high 39 times in that contest

WR-PR ERIC PARKER started 1st career game in last meeting, notching career-best 7 catches & 96 yards. Has TD catch in 3 of past 4 games. In 1 career game vs. Oakland (12/2/01), WR DAVID BOSTON posted 6 receptions for 106 yards & 1 TD for win w/Ariz

Is 1 of 6 teams without fumble lost

In past 4 vs. Oak, DE RAYLEE JOHNSON has 3.5 sacks. LB DONNIE EDWARDS posted 22 tackles with 1 INT & 2 additional PDs vs. Raiders in '02

P DARREN BENNETT ranks 4th in NFL in net avg. (40.4)

RAIDERS:

Have won 9 of past 11 in series. Club is 15-8 (.652) vs. AFC West since 2000 & team has 4-3 (.571) record in division games under head coach BILL CALLAHAN

QB RICH GANNON completed 61 of 86 passes (70.9 pct.) for 689 yards (344.5 yards per game) & 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 101.4 passer rating in 2 games vs. SD last year. Set NFL single-season record with 10th 300-yard game last year vs. Chargers. One of 3 starting QBs without INT (Brunell, Jax.; Culpepper, Min.)

In 8 career games vs. SD, WR JERRY RICE has 60 catches for 929 yards & 11 TDs for per-game averages of 7.5 catches, 116.1 yards & 1.4 TDs. WR TIM BROWN has 1,580 yards & 8 TDs in career vs. Chargers

DT JOHN PARELLA is former Charger ('93-'01), played in 125 of possible 128 games for SD. In last game vs. SD (12/8/02), DT ROD COLEMAN recorded 1.5 sacks. Against SD in '02, S ROD WOODSON posted 13 tackles & 2 PDs, including INT.


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