Quick Take: Rivers, Chargers rout Raiders

It was over when ...
San Diego QB Philip Rivers fired a 59-yard touchdown strike to a wide-open Vincent Jackson along the right sideline for a 24-0 Chargers lead with 9:11 remaining in the second quarter.

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Chargers LB Shaun Phillips forced a fumble, tallied 2.5 sacks and had three tackles. Three plays after Phillips forced the fumble, LaDainian Tomlinson scored to give the Chargers a 10-0 lead with 8:45 to play in the first quarter, setting the tone for the rest of the game.

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The Raiders converted just 2-of-12 third-down attempts, or 16 percent, to remain the league's least successful third-down offense.

JaMarcus Russell left the game with 2 minutes left in the second quarter following his second interception of the game. He twisted his ankle on the play. NFL Network's Adam Schefter reported x-rays were negative. ... San Diego has won 11 straight games in the month of December, dating back to a 23-7 loss to the Broncos in 2005. ... The Raiders fell to 2-7 under interim coach Tom Cable. ... The Chargers have won the last 11 meetings against the Raiders, though Oakland still leads the all-time series 55-42-2.

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