Quick Take: Chargers use OT to edge Colts

It was over when ...
Chargers running back Darren Sproles capped the only drive of overtime with a 22-yard touchdown run around the left end.

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With LaDainian Tomlinson sidelined in the second half, Sproles overcame a costly fumble at the Colts 2-yard line to record 105 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Sproles totaled 328 all-purpose yards, including 45 yards on five receptions and 178 yards on kickoff and punt returns.

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The Colts were flagged for nine penalties, including three on San Diego's final drive. A holding call against Tim Jennings on third-and-8 followed by a personal foul on Clint Session helped the Chargers move deep into Colts territory in overtime.

Noteworthy
The Chargers have won four of their last five meetings and three straight playoff games against the Colts, including last year's 28-24 win in the divisional round and a 35-20 wild-card win in 1995. ... Tomlinson started the game despite a groin tear, but did not play in the second half. He finished with five carries for 25 yards and a touchdown. ... Colts DB Kelvin Hayden left the game in the first half with a hip injury and did not return.

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