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Philip Rivers and Eric Weddle scored touchdowns and Nate Kaeding kicked three field goals for the San Diego Chargers Sunday in a 23-13 win over Miami. Rivers connected on 18-of-33 passes for 303 yards and ran 5 yards for a touchdown. Weddle intercepted a pass and ran 31 yards for a score and Kaeding's kicks were from 25, 23 and 26 yards.
Baltimore's Joe Flacco passed for two touchdowns and Willis McGahee ran for two others Sunday in a 31-26 Ravens victory over the San Diego Chargers. Flacco connected on 17-of-26 passes for 190 yards, including a 27-yard TD toss to Kelley Washington and a 9-yarder to Todd Heap.
Arizona scored three first-half touchdowns, including an 83-yard blocked-field goal return by Andrel Rolle, en route to a 31-17 win Sunday over Jacksonville. A 1-yard run by Tim Hightower, Rolle's score and a 5-yard Kurt Warner pass to Jason Wright pushed the Cardinals (1-1) to a 24-3 first half lead. Warner
Donovan McNabb passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third before he was injured Sunday in a 38-10 Philadelphia Eagles rout of the Carolina Panthers. McNabb completed 4-yard TD tosses to Brent Celek and Brian Westbrook and scored on a 3-yard third-quarter run, which left him lying in the end zone
Joe Flacco completed 23-of-28 passes for 247 yards and a TD Saturday to lead the Baltimore Ravens to a 17-13 pre-season win over Carolina. Jalen Parmele added 68 yards on four carries, and Todd Heap made four receptions for 35 yards and a touchdown for the Ravens, who have won all three of their pre-season
Chad Pennington completed 8-of11 passes for 105 yards and a touchdown Saturday as the Miami Dolphins downed the Carolina Panthers 27-17 in exhibition play.
Phillip Rivers and two others passed for a combined 234 yards Saturday, leading San Diego to a 17-6 NFL pre-season win over Arizona. Rivers completed 5-of-7 passes for 116 yards, but no touchdowns. Billy Volek went 6-for-7 for 66 yards with one touchdown. Rookie Charlie Whitehurst went 5-for-9 for 52
Peyton Manning threw two touchdown passes in the first period Thursday and the Indianapolis Colts went on to pick up a 23-15 exhibition win over Philadelphia. Manning completed 10-of-14 passes for 167 yards during an impressive first half.
Undrafted free-agent Isaac Redman ran for two touchdowns in the fourth quarter Thursday, lifting Pittsburgh to a 20-10 exhibition decision over Arizona. In a rematch of last season's Super Bowl, the teams played to a lackluster 3-3 tie through three quarters before the game was decided by players who might not be on the roster when the regular campaign begins. The game turned when a pass by Arizona's Brian St.
The NFC champion Arizona Cardinals lost a running back to free agency Wednesday while wrapping up their star quarterback for two more years. The Baltimore Ravens, meanwhile, came to terms with linebacker Ray Lewis but could be losing defensive back Samari Rolle. On a busy day of pro football maneuvering, Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner signed a deal that the Arizona Republic reported was worth $23 million.
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