Chargers vs Ravens NFL Week Eight Capsule

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (2-5) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (1-6)

SERIES

  CHARGERS RAVENS
SERIES LEADER Series tied: 5-5  
STREAKS 3 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. Mike McCoy: 1-0 John Harbaugh: 2-2
LAST WEEK L 37-29 vs. Raiders L 26-18 at Cardinals
LAST GAME 11/30/14: Chargers 34 at Ravens 33. San Diego WR Eddie Royal catches GW 1-yard TD with 38 seconds remaining. Chargers QB Philip Rivers throws for 383 yards & 3 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/30/14
REFEREE Gene Steratore
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (SD), 127 (Bal.). XM: 229 (Bal.).

STATS

PASSING Rivers: 215-311-2452 (1L)-15 (T3L)-7-99.2 Flacco: 180-287-1857 (3C)-9-8-80.1
RUSHING Gordon (R): 85-328-3.9-0 Forsett: 116-493 (3C)-4.3-2
RECEIVING K. Allen: 62 (1L)-690 (3L)-11.1-3 S. Smith: 41-588-14.3-3
OFFENSE 430.7 (1L) 356.1
TAKE/GIVE -6 -7
DEFENSE 362.6 385.4
SACKS Attaochu: 4 Guy, Mosley: 3
INTs 4 tied: 1 J. Smith: 2
PUNTING Scifres: 44.6 Koch: 48.6 (3C)
KICKING Lambo (R): 53 (14/15 PAT; 13/15 FG) Tucker: 57 (15/15 PAT; 14/17 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS: In past 4, QB PHILIP RIVERS has completed 139 of 209 (66.5 pct.) for 1,562 yards with 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 98.6 rating, incl. 336 yards & 3 TDs vs. Oak. Aims for 5th in row with 300+ yards & 2+ TDs. In last meeting, completed 34 of 45 (75.6 pct.) for 383 yards & 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 113.5 rating…RB MELVIN GORDON (No. 15 overall) ranks 2nd among AFC rookies with 328 rush yards. RB DANNY WOODHEAD has 60+ scrimmage yards in 6 of past 7, incl. 3 100+ yard games…WR KEENAN ALLEN leads NFL with 62 catches, most in NFL history by player through his team’s first 7 games to begin season. In only career meeting, had 11 catches for 121 yards & 2 TDs. WR MALCOM FLOYD had 3 catches for 85 yards (28.3 avg.) in last meeting. TE ANTONIO GATES (101) needs TD to surpass HOFer STEVE LARGENT (101) for No. 19 all-time. Aims for 3rd in row with 9+ catches & 90+ yards…S ERIC WEDDLE & LB MANTI TE’O lead team with 40 tackles apiece. LB JERRY ATTAOCHU has 4 sacks in past 4. CB BRANDON FLOWERS had 1st sack since 2013 last week…RAVENS: In last meeting, QB JOE FLACCO passed for 225 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 104.9 rating & added rush TD. Has 2 TD passes in 3 of 4 career meetings…In last meeting, RB JUSTIN FORSETT posted 123 scrimmage yards (106 rush, 17 receiving). Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 3 of past 4 overall. Has rush TD in 2 of past 3. RB KYLE JUSZCZYK had TD catch in 2 of past 3, incl. 1 last week vs. Cardinals. Has 17 catches & needs 3 to surpass career-high of 19 last season…WR STEVE SMITH, SR. leads team with 41 catches for 588 yards, incl. 5 catches for 78 yards vs Az. Smith (13,850) needs 50 receiving yards to surpass HOFer CRIS CARTER for No. 10 all-time. TE CROCKETT GILLMORE tied career-high with 5 catches last week for 53 yards…LB DARYL SMITH leads team with 62 tackles, incl. 8 vs. AZ. Aims for 5th in row with 8+ tackles. Had 8 tackles & INT in last meeting. In past 4 meetings, LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 5 sacks & 3 FF. LB C.J. MOSLEY had sack last week & has 3 in 2015, tying 2014 career-high.


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