Chargers @ Lions: Game Stats

The Detroit Lions home winning streak came to an end on Sunday, meanwhile reality surfaced. The Lions lost 14-7 to an equally pitiable San Diego Chargers ball club, dropping the Lions to 4-9 overall with two tough road contests looming. Complete game statistics inside.

NFL   FINAL                1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH  TOTAL
                           ---  ---  ---  ---  -----
      SAN DIEGO              7    7    0    0   14
      DETROIT                0    0    0    7    7     FINAL

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER:

10:46 SDG - TD, LADAINIAN TOMLINSON 16 YD PASS FROM DOUG FLUTIE (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK).
      Drive: 9 plays, 70 yards in 4:48.
      Key plays: Tomlinson 13-yard run to San Diego 43; Flutie 10-yard
      pass to Gates on 3rd-and-3 to Detroit 40; Flutie 2-yard run on 3rd-and-2
      to Detroit 30; Tomlinson 14-yard run to Detroit 16. SAN DIEGO 7-0.

2ND QUARTER:

13:06 SDG - TD, LADAINIAN TOMLINSON 73 YD PASS FROM DOUG FLUTIE (STEVE CHRISTIE KICK).
      Drive: 3 plays, 77 yards in 1:02.
      SAN DIEGO 14-0.

3RD QUARTER:

NONE

4TH QUARTER:

 7:38 DET - TD, CASEY FITZSIMMONS 4 YD PASS FROM JOEY HARRINGTON (JASON HANSON KICK).
      Drive: 11 plays, 83 yards in 6:33.
      Key plays: Harrington 11-yard pass to Gary to Detroit 28; 5-yard
      defensive holding penalty on Chargers' Wilson on 3rd-and-2 to Detroit 41;
      Harrington 16-yard pass to Kircus on 3rd-and-7 to San Diego 40; Harrington
      25-yard pass to Swinton to San Diego 12. SAN DIEGO 14-7.

SAN DIEGO - DETROIT Final Statistics

TEAM STATISTICS                              SAN DIEGO        DETROIT

FIRST DOWNS                                         17             14
  Rushing                                            6              3
  Passing                                            9             10
  Penalty                                            2              1
THIRD DOWN EFFICIENCY                         6-14-43%       6-17-35%
FOURTH DOWN EFFICIENCY                          0-0-0%        1-2-50%
TOTAL NET YARDS                                    375            276
  Total offensive plays                             60             65
  Average gain per play                            6.3            4.2
NET YARDS RUSHING                                  131             68
  Rushing attempts                                  35             18
  Average gain per rush                            3.7            3.8
  Tackles for loss-yards                          4-10            2-4
NET YARDS PASSING                                  244            208
  Times sacked: Number-Yards                       0-0            0-0
  Gross passing yards                              244            208
PASS ATTEMPTS-COMPLETIONS-HAD INTERCEPTED      25-17-1        47-26-0
  Avg gain per pass play                           9.8            4.4
KICKOFFS: Number-In End Zone-Touchbacks          3-0-0          2-2-0
PUNTS: Number and Average                       7-42.4         9-43.0
  Had blocked                                        0              0
  Net punting average                             37.7           49.6
TOTAL RETURN YARDAGE (Not including kickoffs)       40             45
  Number-Yards: Punt Returns                      8-40           5-33
  Number-Yards: Kickoff Returns                   2-47           3-54
  Number-Yards: Interception Returns               0-0           1-12
PENALTIES: Number-Yards                          11-95           8-71
FUMBLES: Number-Lost                               1-1            2-0
TOUCHDOWNS                                           2              1
  Rushing                                            0              0
  Passing                                            2              1
  Interceptions                                      0              0
  Other (blocked kicks, etc.)                        0              0
EXTRA POINTS: Made-Attempts                        2-2            1-1
  Kicking: Made-Attempts                           2-2            1-1
  Passing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
  Rushing: Made-Attempts                           0-0            0-0
FIELD GOALS: Made-Attempts                         0-0            0-0
  FGs - PATs had blocked                           0-0            0-0
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY                           1-1-100%       1-1-100%
GOAL TO GO EFFICIENCY                           0-0-0%         0-0-0%
SAFETIES                                             0              0
TIME OF POSSESSION                               32:08          27:52


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

SAN DIEGO                               DETROIT

RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD  RUSHING             ATT YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
L TOMLINSON          25  88  3.5 14  0  S BRYSON             10  28  2.8  6  0
D FLUTIE              7  30  4.3 13  0  O GARY                5  20  4.0 16  0
L JOHNSON             2   8  4.0  6  0  J HARRINGTON          3  20  6.7 11  0
R CALDWELL            1   5  5.0  5  0

PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG  PASSING             CM-AT-YDS IN TD LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D FLUTIE            17-25-244  1  2 73  J HARRINGTON        26-46-208  0  1 25
                                        B SCHROEDER          0- 1-  0  0  0  0

Sacked-Yards Lost: None                 Sacked-Yards Lost: None

RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD  RECEIVING            NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
L TOMLINSON           9 148 16.4 73  2  S BRYSON              8  42  5.3 12  0
D BOSTON              4  66 16.5 33  0  R SWINTON             5  54 10.8 25  0
A GATES               2  18  9.0 10  0  B SCHROEDER           3  38 12.7 25  0
K OSGOOD              1   8  8.0  8  0  O GARY                3  20  6.7 11  0
J NORMAN              1   4  4.0  4  0  C FITZSIMMONS         3   9  3.0  4  1
                                        M RICKS               2  25 12.5 21  0
                                        D KIRCUS              1  16 16.0 16  0
                                        C SCHLESINGER         1   4  4.0  4  0

INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD  INTERCEPTIONS        NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
                                        T HOLT                1  12 12.0 12  0

PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG  PUNTING             NO YDS  AVG T I LG
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
D BENNETT            7 297 42.4 0 3 52  N HARRIS             9 387 43.0 0 0 49

T = Touchbacks, I = Inside 20

PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD  PUNT RETURNS         NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
L JOHNSON             8  40  5.0 14  0  E DRUMMOND            5  33  6.6 25  0

KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD  KICKOFF RETURNS      NO YDS  AVG LG TD
--------------------------------------  --------------------------------------
L JOHNSON             2  47 23.5 24  0  E DRUMMOND            3  54 18.0 21  0

KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA      KICKING              XP/XPA FG/FGA
----------------------------------      ----------------------------------
S CHRISTIE            2/2    0/0        J HANSON              1/1    0/0


                                 O-D                                     O-D
FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC    FUMBLES              NO  LOST FF REC
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D FLUTIE              1    1   0 0-0    S BRYSON              1    1   0 0-0
                                        T HOLT                1    0   0 0-0
                                        J HALL                0    0   1 0-0
                                        J GOOCH               0    0   0 0-1
                                        E DRUMMOND            0    0   0 1-0
                                        D BLY                 0    0   0 1-1

DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD     DEFENSE              TK SO AS SK-YD
------------------------------------    ------------------------------------
D EDWARDS            10  6  4  0-0      E HOLMES              7  5  2  0-0
B LEBER               8  8  0  0-0      S ROGERS              6  6  0  0-0
Q JAMMER              6  5  1  0-0      B WALKER              6  4  2  0-0
J WILSON              6  3  3  0-0      C HARRIS              4  4  0  0-0
Z MORENO              3  3  0  0-0      B WALKER              4  4  0  0-0
J FISK                3  2  1  0-0      D BLY                 4  4  0  0-0
O LEVERETTE           2  2  0  0-0      O SMITH               4  3  1  0-0
M WILEY               2  2  0  0-0      D EVANS               4  3  1  0-0
A DINGLE              2  2  0  0-0      J GOOCH               4  3  1  0-0
T KIEL                2  2  0  0-0      B GREEN               3  2  1  0-0
S DAVIS               1  1  0  0-0      R PORCHER             3  1  2  0-0
S COOPER              1  1  0  0-0      J HALL                2  2  0  0-0
V FOX                 1  0  1  0-0      B BAILEY              2  2  0  0-0
                                        D WILKINSON           1  1  0  0-0

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