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Chargers 33, Falcons 30, OT

For once, rally by S.D., not against

ATLANTA — Josh Lambo's 42-yard field goal in overtime gave San Diego its first road win of the year as the Chargers erased a 17-point deficit to the Falcons.

The Chargers trailed 27-10 in the second quarter. They had lost 11 of their past 12 road games, often squandering late leads.

Linebacker Denzel Perryman delivered two key plays late. His interception of Matt Ryan's pass for Julio Jones set up Lambo's tying 33-yard field goal with 18 seconds left in regulation. Perryman's fourth-and-1 stop on running back Devonta Freeman gave San Diego the ball at Atlanta's 43 for the Chargers' winning drive.

Atlanta took the lead with three straight second-quarter touchdowns before San Diego launched its comeback.

Atlanta's Matt Bryant, a ex-Buc, missed his attempt for a 58-yard field goal on the final play of regulation.



Chargers 33, Falcons 30, OT 10/23/16 [Last modified: Sunday, October 23, 2016 9:21pm]
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