Chargers 24

Bills 21

Nfl Week 13

December 04, 2006

Tomlinson attains rushing milestone

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- If Mother Nature couldn't slow LaDainian Tomlinson, what chance did Buffalo have?

Tomlinson was the Chargers' ideal tonic for a blustery winter afternoon, producing 178 yards rushing and two touchdowns in a 24-21 win, San Diego's sixth straight.

"Every once in a while, it's actually fun to play in weather like this," Tomlinson said.

With 1,324 yards rushing, Tomlinson joined Eric Dickerson as the second NFL player to reach 1,200 yards rushing in each of his first six NFL seasons. Tomlinson has 26 touchdowns this year, two less than the single-season record.

The Chargers (10-2) and Colts are tied atop the AFC.

The Bills fell to 5-7.

San Diego 10 7 0 7-24

Buffalo 0 0 14 7-21

First quarter SD-FG Kaeding 42, 9:12. SD-Tomlinson 51 run (Kaeding kick), 1:06.

Second quarter SD-Gates 11 pass from Rivers (Kaeding kick), :24.

Third quarter Buf-Royal 5 pass from Losman (Lindell kick), 11:33. Buf-McGahee 2 run (Lindell kick), 8:09.

Fourth quarter SD-Tomlinson 2 run (Kaeding kick), 3:26. Buf-Price 6 pass from Losman (Lindell kick), :30. A-63,361.

SD Buf

First downs 18 16

Total Net Yards 335 230

Rushes-yards 35-197 24-63

Passing 138 167

Punt Returns 3-25 2-38

Kickoff Returns 2-30 5-99

Interceptions Ret. 2-22 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 17-29-0 21-37-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-22 3-17

Punts 6-41.7 7-39.9

Fumbles-Lost 4-2 2-2

Penalties-Yards 3-30 2-10

Time of Possession 34:23 25:37 Rushing-San Diego, Tomlinson 28-178, Jackson 1-8, Neal 3-8, Pinnock 1-4, Rivers 2-(minus 1). Buffalo, Losman 6-26, McGahee 16-26, Thomas 2-11. Passing-San Diego, Rivers 17-29-0-160. Buffalo, Losman 21-37-2-184. Receiving-San Diego, Gates 7-90, Parker 3-29, Tomlinson 3-14, McCardell 2-24, Floyd 1-4, Neal 1-(minus 1). Buffalo, Evans 5-45, Reed 4-50, Thomas 4-33, Parrish 3-33, Price 3-17, Royal 1-5, McGahee 1-1. Missed field goal-San Diego, Kaeding 36 (WL).

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