Chargers at Panthers boxscore

The San Diego Chargers were down six points early but did not allow the Panthers to score the rest of the game and rolled to a 17-6 win in Charlotte.

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      SAN DIEGO              0    0   10    7   17
      CAROLINA               6    0    0    0    6     FINAL

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER: 

 6:39 CAR - FG, JOHN KASAY 28 YD. 
      Drive: 12 plays, 63 yards in 6:39. 
      Key plays: Delhomme 14-yard pass to Muhammad to Carolina 42; Hoover 
      16-yard run to SanDiego 38; Delhomme 14-yard pass to Gaines to San Diego 
      12. CAROLINA 3-0.
11:32 CAR - FG, JOHN KASAY 21 YD. 
      Drive: 8 plays, 30 yards in 4:34. 
      Key plays: Morgan recovery of Tomlinson fumble at San Diego 34; 
      Delhomme 10-yard pass to Seidman to San Diego 24; 10-yard pass 
      interference penalty on Chargers' Jammer in end zone nullifies 
      interception and sets up first down at San Diego 1. CAROLINA 6-0.

2ND QUARTER: 

NONE

3RD QUARTER: 

 6:47 SDG - TD, LADAINIAN TOMLINSON 8 YD RUN (NATE KAEDING KICK). 
      Drive: 7 plays, 64 yards in 3:33. 
      Key plays: Brees 7-yard pass to Gates on 3rd-and-4 to San Diego 49; 
      Brees 23-yard pass to McCardell to Carolina 28; Brees 18-yard pass to 
      McCardell to Carolina 8. SAN DIEGO 7-6.
12:24 SDG - FG, NATE KAEDING 44 YD. 
      Drive: 10 plays, 46 yards in 4:32. 
      Key plays: Brees 11-yard pass to Gates on 3rd-and-6 to San Diego 43;
      Tomlinson 16-yard run to Carolina 33; 5-yard illegal use of hands  on 
      Panthers' Allen on 3rd-and-2 to Carolina 28; Brees 6-yard pass to 
      Tomlinson to Carolina 26. SAN DIEGO 10-6.

4TH QUARTER: 

13:18 SDG - TD, JESSE CHATMAN 5 YD RUN (NATE KAEDING KICK). 
      Drive: 7 plays, 76 yards in 1:37. 
      Key plays: Brees 16-yard pass to Parker on 3rd-and-10 to San Diego 
      40; Chatman 52-yard run to Carolina 8. SAN DIEGO 17-6.

SAN DIEGO - CAROLINA Final Statistics

TEAM STATISTICS                              SAN DIEGO       CAROLINA

FIRST DOWNS                                         19             20
  Rushing                                            6              7
  Passing                                           10              9
  Penalty                                            3              4
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         7-14-50%       5-14-36%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                          0-0-0%         0-2-0%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    302            263
  Total offensive plays                             60             67
  Average gain per play                            5.0            3.9
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  114            116
  Rushing attempts                                  27             30
  Average gain per rush                            4.2            3.9
  Tackles for loss-yards                          5-14            1-3
NET YARDS PASSING                                  188            147
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                       1-8            1-8
  Gross passing yards                              196            155
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      32-21-0        36-17-1
  Avg gain per pass play                           5.7            4.0
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          4-0-0          3-0-0
PUNTS: Number and Average                       5-35.0         4-44.0
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             31.4           44.0
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       18              0
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      3-18            1-0
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   3-80           4-75
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               1-0            0-0
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                           7-83           8-94
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               1-1            0-0
TOUCHDOWNS                                           2              0
  Rushing                                            2              0
  Passing                                            0              0
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        2-2            0-0
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           2-2            0-0
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         1-2            2-3
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                            2-3-67%         0-2-0%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                         2-2-100%         0-1-0%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               29:07          30:53


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

SAN DIEGO                               CAROLINA                                

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
J CHATMAN             8  69  8.6 52  1  B HOOVER             24  99  4.1 16  0
L TOMLINSO           17  47  2.8 16  1  N GOINGS              4  11  2.8  6  0
D BREES               2  -2 -1.0  0  0  J HARRIS              2   6  3.0  5  0

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BREES             21-32-196  0  0 23  J DELHOMME          17-36-155  1  0 16

Sacked-Yards Lost: D BREES 1-8.         Sacked-Yards Lost: J DELHOMME 1-8.

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
A GATES               7  61  8.7 14  0  K COLBERT             7  71 10.1 16  0
K MCCARDEL            5  65 13.0 23  0  M MUHAMMAD            3  28  9.3 14  0
E PARKER              4  47 11.8 18  0  N GOINGS              2  11  5.5  6  0
L TOMLINSO            3  13  4.3  7  0  B HOOVER              2   6  3.0  4  0
J PEELLE              1   6  6.0  6  0  K MANGUM              1  15 15.0 15  0
L NEAL                1   4  4.0  4  0  M GAINES              1  14 14.0 14  0
                                        M SEIDMAN             1  10 10.0 10  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
T KIEL                1   0  0.0  0  0

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
M SCIFRES            5 175 35.0 0 3 40  T SAUERBRU           4 176 44.0 0 1 51

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
E PARKER              3  18  6.0 10  0  J BROUSSARD           1   0  0.0  0  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
T DWIGHT              3  80 26.7 28  0  J BROUSSARD           3  64 21.3 23  0
                                        R PROEHL              1  11 11.0 11  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
N KAEDING             2/2    1/2        J KASAY               0/0    2/3  
Dist.: (29) 44                          Dist.: 28 21 (46)                       

                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
L TOMLINSON           1    1   0 0-0    M MINTER              0    0   1 0-0
                                        D MORGAN              0    0   0 0-1

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
T KIEL                9  8  1  0-0      R MANNING  JR         7  7  0  0-0  
I OLSHANSKY           7  5  2  0-0      D MORGAN              6  6  0  1-8  
R GODFREY             6  4  2  0-0      M MINTER              6  5  1  0-0  
B LEBER               5  4  1  0-0      C BRANCH              5  5  0  0-0  
S PHILLIPS            4  3  1  1-8      W WITHERSPOON         5  5  0  0-0  
J WILSON              4  3  1  0-0      J PEPPERS             4  4  0  0-0  
J CESAIRE             4  3  1  0-0      K MOOREHEAD           4  3  1  0-0  
Q JAMMER              3  3  0  0-0      C GAMBLE              3  3  0  0-0  
J FISK                3  2  1  0-0      M FIELDS              3  1  2  0-0  
D EDWARDS             3  2  1  0-0      T TILLMAN             2  2  0  0-0  
S FOLEY               3  1  2  0-0      J CARSTENS            2  1  1  0-0  
J FLETCHER            2  2  0  0-0      A WALLACE             1  1  0  0-0  
S DAVIS               2  2  0  0-0      B SHORT               1  1  0  0-0  
J WILLIAMS            2  1  1  0-0      B ALLEN               1  0  1  0-0  
D FLORENCE            2  1  1  0-0      A HAWKINS             1  0  1  0-0  
D SCOTT               1  1  0  0-0  

Officials: Referee-Ron Winter, Umpire-Jeff Rice, Head Linesman-Tony 
Veteri, Line Judge-Tom Stephan, Field Judge-Greg Bautreaux, Side 
Judge-Michael Banks, Back Judge-Perry Paganelli.

Att: 73,096   Time of Game: 3:11

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