Pack overcomes Rivers' career day
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Rookie cornerback Damarious Randall had a feeling that Philip Rivers' final pass might be headed his way.
On fourth and goal from the 3 with 15 seconds left, the Chargers needed a touchdown to tie the Packers and possibly force overtime. The first-round draft pick lunged to poke away Rivers' short throw to running back Danny Woodhead near the front right pylon in the final seconds to preserve Green Bay's victory.
"Biggest play of the game," coach Mike McCarthy said. "Damarious is off to a great start."
Green Bay stayed unbeaten by surviving its biggest scare of the season, and Rivers' career day.
Rivers set franchise marks with 43 completions — the most in NFL history in a loss — 65 attempts and 503 yards passing.
He walked to the microphone at his postgame news conference and sighed.
"Gosh, I don't know. I just made a comment, 'Hey, you've got to laugh to keep from crying,' " Rivers said.