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By the Numbers: Philip Rivers Moves Past Eli, Big Ben to No. 6 in Yards Passing

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Notable numbers from the Chargers' Week 7 game against the Tennessee Titans:


Quarterback Philip Rivers leaped fellow 2004 draftees Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger in all-time yards passing with 56,770, moving to sixth on the list. Rivers passed for 329 yards and two touchdowns in Nashville.


Running back Austin Ekeler passed Mike Tolbert (2008-2011) and Paul Lowe (1960-1968) for the second-most receptions by an undrafted running back in Bolts history with 115. Danny Woodhead looms 52 receptions ahead on the list with 167. Ekeler also established a career high with 118 yards receiving and caught a 41-yard touchdown pass from Rivers.


Philip Rivers posted a 108.3 passer rating Sunday, becoming the fifth player in NFL history to record 100 games with a passer rating of at least 100. Tom Brady and Drew Brees are the only active quarterbacks with more career 100+ passer rating games.


Tight end Hunter Henry had another strong game in his second game back from injury, posting 97 yards receiving on six catches. The 6-5 Arkansas product now has 99 receptions in his NFL career.


Rookie kicker Chase McLaughlin made a career-long 50-yard field goal against Tennessee. This season, he is 5-for-7 in field goals and has converted all five extra points he's attempted.


Second-year linebacker Uchenna Nwosu set a career high with five solo tackles against the Titans. He also deflected a pass just before hitting Ryan Tannehill that resulted in an interception.


The Chargers defensive line was stingy Sunday, limiting the Derrick Henry-led Titans to 3.3 yards per carry. This unit held the Steelers to 3.4 yards per carry in Week 6.


Defensive end Joey Bosa sacked Tannehill twice Sunday, with each coming on the same third-quarter drive. Tannehill is now the 21st quarterback Bosa has sacked in the NFL. In the game, Bosa also forced a fumble and stuffed the Titans quarterback on a key fourth-and-inches play to allow the Bolts to regain possession in the fourth quarter.


Rookie safety Roderic Teamer recorded his first NFL interception in Nashville Sunday. The 22-year-old out of Tulane was also credited with six tackles and a pass deflection in the contest.

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