The Chargers’ stellar night kept rolling into the fourth.
Dustin Vaughan took over for Caleb Hanie under center during the fourth, but didn’t get much going for the Cowboys until halfway through the quarter. Starting at their own 24-yard line, Vaughan and the Cowboys’ drive went 13 plays to the San Diego 3-yard line but ended on a fourth down sack by rookie linebacker
Underwood brought Vaughan down for a loss of 15-yards forcing the turnover on downs and the Chargers ran the clock in victory formation for the 27-7 win.
The Chargers will face the Seahawks next Friday in Seattle.
With a 10-7 lead entering the third, the Bolts received the kickoff but their drive ended in a three-and-out.
Clemens continued his run as the second-string quarterback and completed a 70-yard catch and run pass to wide receiver
After going 5-for-5 for 134-yards, one touchdown and a perfect 158.3 passer rating, Clemens’ action ended for the night and
Sorensen finished the third quarter 3-for-3 for 31-yards and the Bolts kept their 24-7 lead entering the fourth.
After driving down field from the San Diego 46, the first score of the game came 11:42 into the second quarter on a four-yard pass from Brandon Weeden to wide receiver James Hanna. Dan Bailey’s extra point was good and the Cowboys led 7-0.
The Bolts’ third series saw more strong running from Oliver but the drive stalled at the Dallas 3. With 1:42 remaining in the half, the team settled for a 24-yard field goal from Novak giving the Chargers a 10-7 lead that carried into halftime.
The Chargers won the coin toss and deferred to the second half.
With Tony Romo out, quarterback Brandon Weeden got the start for the first preseason game. After a series of positive runs to move the chains, from running back Joseph Randle, an offensive pass interference penalty backed the Cowboys up 10 yards to the San Diego 48. On 2nd-and-28, Weeden scrambled up the middle for a gain of 10-yards but was tackled by safety
After a short punt, the Chargers started at their own 17-yard line. The team started their first series going no-huddle. After a series of strong runs by running back
Dallas starts the second from the Chargers 46-yard line.
It’s time to get back to football!
The San Diego Chargers kick start the 2014 season against the Dallas Cowboys tonight at Qualcomm Stadium. The teams have met 14 times in the preseason with the series tied at 7-7.
So what can you look forward to from the Bolts? Coming off a career-year completing 69.5% of his passes, quarterback
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will most likely sit out tonight as he recovers from offseason back surgery. Starting in place of Romo is former Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden, who signed a two-year contract with Dallas in March. Weeden completed his two-season stint with the Browns with 5,116 yards and 23 touchdowns. Much of Dallas’ offense remains the same including playmakers tight end Jason Witten and wide receiver Dez Bryant who finished 2013 with 93 receptions for 1,233-yards and 13 touchdowns. Defense is a much different story. With the departure of DeMarcus Ware to the Broncos, the Cowboys also lost linebacker Sean Lee to a torn ACL for the season and cornerback Morris Claiborne has battled knee soreness during training camp.
Kickoff is set for 7:00p.m. PT.