Indianapolis Star
National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
L.A. Chargers 31, Buffalo 20
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, September 16, 2018
Where: New Era Field, Orchard Park, New York
Temperature: 83°
Head Official: Clay Martin
Attendance: 69187
Final Scoring Summary
 
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L.A. Chargers 14140331
Buffalo 067720
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 9:26
L.A. Chargers TD Buffalo 0 - L.A. Chargers 7
Mike Williams 10 yd. pass from Philip Rivers (Caleb Sturgis kick)
1st Quarter - 4:18
L.A. Chargers TD Buffalo 0 - L.A. Chargers 14
Melvin Gordon 20 yd. run (Caleb Sturgis kick)
2nd Quarter - 13:38
Buffalo FG Buffalo 3 - L.A. Chargers 14
Stephen Hauschka 43 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 10:43
L.A. Chargers TD Buffalo 3 - L.A. Chargers 21
Melvin Gordon 9 yd. pass from Philip Rivers (Caleb Sturgis kick)
2nd Quarter - 1:55
L.A. Chargers TD Buffalo 3 - L.A. Chargers 28
Melvin Gordon 2 yd. pass from Philip Rivers (Caleb Sturgis kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:47
Buffalo FG Buffalo 6 - L.A. Chargers 28
Stephen Hauschka 40 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 11:06
Buffalo TD Buffalo 13 - L.A. Chargers 28
Chris Ivory 1 yd. run (Stephen Hauschka kick)
4th Quarter - 3:50
L.A. Chargers FG Buffalo 13 - L.A. Chargers 31
Caleb Sturgis 24 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 0:38
Buffalo TD Buffalo 20 - L.A. Chargers 31
Kelvin Benjamin 3 yd. pass from Josh Allen (Stephen Hauschka kick)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  L.A. Chargers Buffalo
1st Downs 21 17
Rushing 5 5
Passing 16 10
Penalty 0 2
3rd Down Conversions 3-9 5-14
4th Down Conversions 0-0 0-0
Punts-Average 5-46.6 5-44.6
Return Yards 51 54
Punts-Returns 3-17 1-6
Kickoffs-Returns 1-25 2-48
Int - Returns 2-9 0-0
Penalties-Yards 6-45 6-31
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-0
Time of Possession 33:02 26:58
Total Net Yards 349 293
Total Plays 55 60
Average Gain 6.3 4.9
Net Yards Rushing 109 84
Rushes 26 22
Average/Rush 4.2 3.8
Net Yards Passing 240 209
Comp-Att 23-27 18-33
Yards/Pass 8.3 5.5
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-16 5-36
Had Intercepted 0 2
Touchdowns 4 2
Rushing 1 1
Passing 3 1
Other 0 0
Extra Points 4-4 2-2
Field Goals 1-1 2-2
Red Zone Efficiency 3-4-75% 2-3-67%
Goal To Go Efficiency 1-2-50% 2-2-100%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
P. Rivers 23/27 256 3 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Allen 18/33 245 1 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
A. Ekeler 11 77 7.0 0 22
M. Gordon 9 28 3.1 1 20
P. Rivers 3 5 1.7 0 7
J. Jones 1 0 0.0 0 0
D. Newsome 1 0 0.0 0 0
G. Smith 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
L. McCoy 9 39 4.3 0 27
J. Allen 8 32 4.0 0 14
C. Ivory 2 7 3.5 1 6
M. Murphy 3 6 2.0 0 5
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
K. Allen 8 6 67 11.2 0 16
V. Green 3 3 55 18.3 0 25
T. Williams 3 3 48 16.0 0 22
M. Gordon 7 6 38 6.3 2 10
M. Williams 2 2 27 13.5 1 17
A. Ekeler 3 3 21 7.0 0 10
A. Gates 1 0 0 0 0 0
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
Z. Jones 3 2 63 31.5 0 57
C. Ivory 2 1 30 30.0 0 30
R. Foster 3 2 30 15.0 0 19
L. McCoy 4 4 29 7.2 0 9
C. Clay 3 2 29 14.5 0 21
P. DiMarco 1 1 24 24.0 0 24
K. Benjamin 3 2 19 9.5 1 16
J. Croom 4 2 7 3.5 0 6
M. Murphy 5 1 7 7.0 0 7
L. Thomas 1 1 7 7.0 0 7
A. Holmes 4 0 0 0 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
K. White 1 9 0
A. Phillips 1 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
M. Ingram 1.5 13.5
J. Brown 1.0 8.0
D. James 1.0 6.0
U. Nwosu 1.0 3.0
D. Square 0.5 5.5
Sacks
  NO. YDS
J. Hughes 1.0 9.0
L. Alexander 1.0 7.0
Tackles
  Tk Ast
D. Perryman 6 0
D. James 6 1
J. Addae 6 1
I. Rochell 5 0
K. White 4 0
M. Ingram 3 1
D. King 2 0
J. Brown 2 0
A. Phillips 2 0
U. Nwosu 2 1
B. Mebane 2 1
C. Hayward 1 0
T. Williams 1 0
D. Square 0 1
D. Philon 0 1
J. Jones 0 1
Tackles
  Tk Ast
T. Edmunds 6 1
J. Poyer 6 1
J. Hughes 5 1
L. Alexander 5 2
T. Murphy 3 1
E. Yarbrough 3 1
M. Milano 3 2
R. Bush 3 3
R. Humber 2 0
T. White 2 0
M. Hyde 2 1
P. Gaines 1 0
V. Davis 1 0
K. Williams 1 0
L. Pitts 1 0
H. Phillips 1 2
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
D. James 2.0
M. Ingram 1.0
J. Brown 1.0
D. Perryman 1.0
U. Nwosu 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
L. Alexander 2.0
J. Poyer 2.0
T. Murphy 1.0
J. Hughes 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
T. Williams 1
P. Rivers 1
Fumbles
  NO.
M. Murphy 1