Raiders vs. Chargers Game Notes

SEVEN OF PAST 10 decided by 7 points-or-less.<BR><BR>

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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