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Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson carried the ball 21 times for 50 yards and one touchdown. With his 1-yard TD run in the first-quarter, Tomlinson extended his NFL record of consecutive 10-TD seasons to nine in a row.
The Cowboys converted on only one of eight third down tries. They also couldn't punch the ball into the end zone on a critical fourth-and-goal in the second quarter.
The Chargers' 16-game December win streak is an NFL record. Their last loss in December came in 2005... Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware was carted off the field in the third quarter after a collision with a Chargers player. The team said he suffered a sprained neck and was being taken to the hospital for X-rays and further evaluation. ... Philip Rivers threw his 100th career TD pass. ... The Chargers are 2-2 all-time at Dallas.