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San Diego At Arizona NFL Week One Capsule

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS AT ARIZONA CARDINALS

SERIES

CHARGERS CARDINALS
SERIES LEADER 9-3  
STREAKS Past 3; 7 of past 9  
COACHES VS. OPP. McCoy: 0-0 Arians: 0-0
LAST GAME 10/3/10: Cardinals 10 at Chargers 41. San Diego QB Philip Rivers throws for 241 yards & 2 TDs. Chargers TE Antonio Gates catches 7 passes for 144 yards & 2 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/22/02: Chargers 23, Cardinals 15. San Diego RB LaDainian Tomlinson runs for 91 yards & 2 TDs. Chargers LB Donnie Edwards adds 20-yard INT-TD.
BROADCAST ESPN (7:20 PM MST): Chris Berman, Trent Dilfer, Lindsay Czarniak (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, James Lofton, Mark Malone (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (SD), 93 (Arz.). XM: 88 (WW1), 226 (SD), 225 (Arz.).

2013 STATS

PASSING Rivers: 378-544-4,478-32 (3C)-11-105.5 (2C) Palmer: 362-572-4,274-24-22-83.9
RUSHING Mathews: 285-1,255-4.4-6 Ellington: 118-652-5.5-3
RECEIVING Gates (TE): 77-872-11.3-4 Fitzgerald: 82-954-11.6-10
OFFENSE 393.3 (2C) 346.4
TAKE/GIVE -4 -1
DEFENSE 366.5 317.4
SACKS Liuget: 5.5 Abraham: 11.5
INTs Gilchrist, Weddle: 2 R. Johnson, Peterson: 3
PUNTING Scifres: 43.2 Zastudil: 45.7
KICKING Novak: 144 (3L) (42/42 PAT; 34/37 FG) Catanzaro (R) (Pre.): 25 (4/4 PAT; 7/7 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS: Since 2006, QB PHILIP RIVERS has 32,221 pass yards, 2nd most in NFL (DREW BREES, 38,733). In 2 career starts vs. Az., Rivers is 2-0 & has completed 34 of 44 passes (77.3 pct.) with 472 yards & 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 132 rating…RB RYAN MATHEWS has 100+ rush yards in 3 of past 4.Led AFC with 534 rush yards in Dec. of 2013. In last meeting, rushed for 55 yards on 9 att. (6.1 avg.) & scored 1st career TD…TE ANTONIO GATES ranks 2nd in TDs (87) & 4th in rec. yards (9,193) all-time among TEs. In 2 career meetings, has 200 rec. yards & 3 TDs. In 2013, WR KEENAN ALLEN (AP Offensive ROY) led NFL rookies in catches (71), rec. yards (1,046) & TD rec. (8). In past 4 vs. NFC, WR MALCOM FLOYD is averaging 17.3 yards per catch (18 rec., 312 yards)…Since 2011, S ERIC WEDDLE has 12 INTs, tied for most in AFC (JAIRUS BYRD)…CARDINALS: Won 7 of final 9 games in 2013…QB CARSON PALMER passed for 4,274 yards & 24 TDs last year. Is only player in NFL history to pass for 4,000 yards with 3 teams (Cin, Oak, Az). In 6 career starts vs. SD, has completed 148 of 212 (69.8 pct.) for 2,036 yards with 14 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 116.4 rating…RB ANDRE ELLINGTON had 1,023 scrimmage yards (652 rush, 371 rec.) as rookie in 2013. Averaged 5.53 yards per carry last year, highest in NFL (min. 100 att.)…Pro Bowl WR LARRY FITZGERALD has catch in 149 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. Since entering NFL in 2004, leads NFL with 96 rec. TDs (incl. playoffs). Is 1 of 13 players in NFL history (& only active) with 11,000+ rec. yards (11,367) & 85+ rec. TDs (87). WR MICHAEL FLOYD had 1st career 1,000-yard season last year (1,041)…Since 2011, CB-PR PATRICK PETERSON is only player with 10+ INTs (12) & 3+ PR-TDs (4). Named to Pro Bowl in each of 1st 3 seasons. CB ANTONIO CROMARTIE has 28 INTs since 2007, 5th most in NFL. Played 1st 4 seasons with SD (2006-09). DE CALAIS CAMPBELL had career-high 9 sacks last year. Has 6+ sacks in each of past 5 seasons. LB JOHN ABRAHAM is active leader with 133.5 sacks & 48 FFs.


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