Chargers 21, Jacksonville 27 Boxscore

The San Diego Chargers lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-21 at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville on Sunday. The Jags got in the win column behind rookie quarterback Byron Leftwich and the Chargers stayed in the loss column by continuing to make mental mistakes, not creating enough pressure up front and turning the ball over.<br><br> The boxscore for Sunday's game between the San Diego Chargers and the Jacksonville Jaguars:<br><br><br>

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      SAN DIEGO              0    7    0   14   21
      JACKSONVILLE           7    3   10    7   27     FINAL

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER: 

 9:17 JAC - TD, FRED TAYLOR 1 YD RUN (SETH MARLER KICK). 
      Drive: 14 plays, 62 yards in 5:46. 
      Key plays: Leftwich 10-yard pass to Smith on 3rd-and-9 to San Diego 
      49; Taylor 11-yard run to San Diego 40; Leftwich 12-yard pass to Smith to 
      San Diego 15; Taylor 5-yard run on 3rd-and- 1 to San Diego 1. JACKSONVILLE
      7-0.

2ND QUARTER: 

 5:04 SDG - TD, DAVID BOSTON 46 YD PASS FROM DREW BREES (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK). 
      Drive: 4 plays, 66 yards in 2:00. 
      Key plays: Brees 16-yard pass to Boston to Jacksonville 49. SAN 
      DIEGO 7-7.
14:56 JAC - FG, SETH MARLER 53 YD. 
      Drive: 8 plays, 54 yards in 3:12. 
      Key plays: Leftwich 36-yard pass to Smith to Jacksonville 47; 
      Leftwich 14-yard pass to Taylor to San Diego 38. JACKSONVILLE 10-7.

3RD QUARTER: 

 8:21 JAC - TD, TROY EDWARDS 18 YD PASS FROM BYRON LEFTWICH (SETH MARLER KICK). 
      Drive: 11 plays, 90 yards in 5:49. 
      Key plays: Peterson fumble recovery at Jacksonville 10; Leftwich 
      8-yard pass to Smith on 3rd-and-6 to Jacksonville 22; Leftwich 45-yard 
      pass to Hatchette on 3rd-and-14 to San Diego 37; Ma'afala 11-yard run to 
      San Diego 26.  JACKSONVILLE 17-7.
12:22 JAC - FG, SETH MARLER 27 YD. 
      Drive: 4 plays, 8 yards in 1:49. 
      Key plays: Allen 24-yard punt return to San Diego 17. JACKSONVILLE 
      20-7.

4TH QUARTER: 

10:41 SDG - TD, ERIC PARKER 33 YD PASS FROM DREW BREES (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK). 
      Drive: 5 plays, 71 yards in 1:51. 
      Key plays: Brees 18-yard pass to Boston to San Diego 47;  Brees 
      12-yard pass to Boston to Jacksonville 42;  Brees 13-yard run to 
      Jacksonville 28. JACKSONVILLE 20-14.
13:13 JAC - TD, FRED TAYLOR 60 YD PASS FROM BYRON LEFTWICH (SETH MARLER KICK). 
      Drive: 6 plays, 73 yards in 2:32. 
      Key plays: Leftwich 3-yard pass to Taylor on 3rd-and-3 to 
      Jacksonville 37. JACKSONVILLE 27-14.
14:40 SDG - TD, DAVID BOSTON 13 YD PASS FROM DREW BREES (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK). 
      Drive: 10 plays, 69 yards in 1:27. 
      Key plays: Brees 20-yard pass to Boston to Jacksonville 49; Brees 
      22-yard pass to Dwight to Jacksonville 27; 14-yard roughing the passer 
      penalty on Jaguars' Darius on 3rd-and-10 to Jacksonville 13. JACKSONVILLE 
      27-21.

SAN DIEGO - JACKSONVILLE Final Statistics

TEAM STATISTICS                              SAN DIEGO   JACKSONVILLE

FIRST DOWNS                                         21             21
  Rushing                                            4              7
  Passing                                           14             14
  Penalty                                            3              0
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         5-11-45%       6-14-43%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                          0-0-0%         0-1-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    346            436
  Total offensive plays                             58             68
  Average gain per play                            6.0            6.4
NET YARDS RUSHING                                   69            123
  Rushing attempts                                  13             37
  Average gain per rush                            5.3            3.3
  Tackles for loss-yards                           0-0            2-5
NET YARDS PASSING                                  277            313
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                      4-19           3-23
  Gross passing yards                              296            336
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      41-24-0        28-19-0
  Avg gain per pass play                           6.2           10.1
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          4-0-0          5-1-1
PUNTS: Number and Average                       6-40.3         4-42.0
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             32.0           26.2
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       11             50
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      2-11           4-50
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   4-83           3-39
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               0-0            0-0
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          10-61           8-89
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               3-2            2-1
TOUCHDOWNS                                           3              3
  Rushing                                            0              1
  Passing                                            3              2
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        3-3            3-3
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           3-3            3-3
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         0-0            2-2
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                            1-2-50%        2-3-67%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                           0-0-0%       2-2-100%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               26:47          33:13


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

SAN DIEGO                               JACKSONVILLE                            

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
L TOMLINSON          10  38  3.8 12  0  F TAYLOR             27  87  3.2 12  1
D BOSTON              1  13 13.0 13  0  C FUAMATU-MA'AFALA    6  30  5.0 11  0
D BREES               1  13 13.0 13  0  L TOEFIELD            2   7  3.5  6  0
T DWIGHT              1   5  5.0  5  0  B LEFTWICH            2  -1 -0.5  0  0

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BREES             24-41-296  0  3 46  B LEFTWICH          19-28-336  0  2 60

Sacked-Yards Lost: D BREES 4-19.        Sacked-Yards Lost: B LEFTWICH 3-23.

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BOSTON             14 181 12.9 46  2  J SMITH               8 137 17.1 36  0
L TOMLINSON           4  30  7.5 20  0  F TAYLOR              3  77 25.7 60  1
E PARKER              2  44 22.0 33  1  T EDWARDS             3  39 13.0 18  1
T DWIGHT              2  31 15.5 22  0  M EDWARDS             3  26  8.7 12  0
A GATES               1   8  8.0  8  0  M HATCHETTE           1  45 45.0 45  0
L NEAL                1   2  2.0  2  0  K BRADY               1  12 12.0 12  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
Interceptions: None                   

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BENNETT            6 242 40.3 0 2 52  C HANSON             4 168 42.0 1 1 58

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
E PARKER              2  11  5.5  7  0  D ALLEN               4  50 12.5 24  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
J CHATMAN             3  51 17.0 27  0  D ALLEN               3  39 13.0 17  0
L JOHNSON             1  32 32.0 32  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
S CHRISTIE            3/3    0/0        S MARLER              3/3    2/2  
                                        Dist.: 53 27                            

                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D BOSTON              1    1   0 0-0    B LEFTWICH            2    1   0 0-0
A GATES               1    1   0 0-0    T BRACKENS            0    0   1 0-0
L TOMLINSON           1    0   0 0-0    D DARIUS              0    0   1 0-0
R JOHNSON             0    0   1 0-0    R MEIER               0    0   0 0-1
J FISK                0    0   0 0-1    M PETERSON            0    0   0 0-1
S COOPER              0    0   0 1-0    B MEESTER             0    0   0 1-0
L NEAL                0    0   0 1-0

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D EDWARDS            11  9  2  0-0      T SLAUGHTER           6  5  1  1-1  
K LASSITER            8  6  2  0-0      R MATHIS              4  4  0  0-0  
S DAVIS               6  5  1  0-0      A AYODELE             4  3  1  0-0  
Z MORENO              5  5  0  0-0      M STROUD              3  3  0  1-8  
J FISK                5  4  1  0-0      J TRAPP               3  3  0  0-0  
R JOHNSON             4  4  0  2-15     J CRAFT               3  3  0  0-0  
M WILEY               4  4  0  1-8      T BRACKENS            3  2  1  1-7  
Q JAMMER              4  3  1  0-0      D DARIUS              3  2  1  0-0  
J WILSON              3  3  0  0-0      M PETERSON            3  2  1  0-0  
J WILLIAMS            3  3  0  0-0      L BARNES              2  2  0  1-3  
B LEBER               3  3  0  0-0      F BRYANT              2  1  1  0-0  
T KIEL                1  1  0  0-0      R MEIER               2  1  1  0-0  
V FOX                 1  1  0  0-0      H DOUGLAS             1  1  0  0-0  
                                        P SPICER              1  1  0  0-0  
                                        J HENDERSON           1  1  0  0-0

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