Tomlinson, Chargers Jolt Tennessee in OT

Cincinnati silences the Rams, Broncos put a hurtin' on the Chiefs
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2007 7:44 PM CST
San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson (21) scores a touchdown on a 16-yard run in the overtime period to give the Chargers a 23-17 win over the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – San Diego, propelled by a 14-point fourth quarter rally, defeated Tennessee with a TD run in overtime by reigning MVP LaDainian Tomlinson, reports the Tennessean. The Titans' defense dominated the first three quarters but couldn't contain L.T. when it counted as he ended with 146 yards rushing. The Titans, battling for a wild-card slot, fell to 7-6. Elsewhere:

  • The Bengals got another good defensive performance, this time against the Rams and third-string QB Brock Berlin. Rudi Johnson had the only touchdown for Cincy (5-8) which also had four field goals in the 19-10 win.
  • Jay Cutler threw four TD passes and the Denver Broncos outgained Kansas City in yardage 453-129 during a 41-7 wipeout in Denver.