Chargers top CardinalsAug 25, 2013 - 5:34 AM Glendale, AZ (Sports Network) - Ryan Mathews and Fozzy Whittaker each ran for a touchdown, as the San Diego Chargers downed the Arizona Cardinals, 24-7, in preseason action.
San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers finished with 71 yards on 10-of-18 passing. He was also intercepted once. Mathews totaled 57 yards on 14 carries.
Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer completed 12-of-23 throws for 122 yards. Palmer and Michael Floyd connected for a 16-yard touchdown, trimming the Cardinals' deficit to 14-7 with 8:19 remaining in the third quarter.
Whittaker countered with a five-yard TD run a little more than two minutes later, and Nick Novak drilled a 50-yard field goal to give San Diego a 17- point advantage heading into the fourth quarter.
- SAN DIEGO: 24
Aug 25 1:11 AM
- SAN DIEGO: 24
End of 3rd
Aug 25 12:31 AM
- San Diego Field Goal - 50-yarder by Nick Novak.
Chargers 24, Cardinals 7 3rd - 2:19Aug 25 12:26 AM
- San Diego Touchdown - 5-yard run by Fozzy Whittaker. (Nick Novak kick).
Chargers 21, Cardinals 7 3rd - 6:10Aug 25 12:15 AM
- Arizona Touchdown - 16-yard pass from Carson Palmer to Michael Floyd. (Jay F
Chargers 14, Cardinals 7 3rd - 8:19Aug 25 12:09 AM
- SAN DIEGO: 14
Aug 24 11:34 PM
- San Diego Touchdown - 3-yard fumble return by John Phillips. (Nick Novak kic
Chargers 14, Cardinals 0 2nd - 0:25Aug 24 11:31 PM
- SAN DIEGO: 7
End of 1st
Aug 24 10:47 PM
- San Diego Touchdown - 1-yard run by Ryan Mathews. (Nick Novak kick).
Chargers 7, Cardinals 0 1st - 2:50Aug 24 10:35 PM
- SAN DIEGO: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 24 10:09 PM
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