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Aug 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
    ARIZONA: 7
    Final

    Aug 25 1:11 AM


  • SAN DIEGO: 24
    ARIZONA: 7
    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
    ARIZONA: 0
    Halftime

    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
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    Chargers 7, Cardinals 0  2nd - 2:00Aug 24 11:16 PM
  • 13
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    Chargers 7, Cardinals 0  2nd - 10:22Aug 24 11:01 PM


  • SAN DIEGO: 7
    ARIZONA: 0
    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
    ARIZONA: 0
    1st Quarter - 15:00

    Aug 24 10:09 PM
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