OAKLAND (AP) — Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes and Richard Goodman returned a kickoff 105 yards for another score as the San Diego Chargers ended Oakland’s playoff hopes by beating the Raiders 38-26 on Sunday.
The Raiders (8-8) went into the final day of the season needing to win and get help to end an eight-year playoff drought. They got the assistance they needed when Denver (8-8) lost 7-3 at home to Kansas City but were unable to do their part by beating the Chargers (8-8). The Broncos won the division based on record versus common opponents.READ MORE: Mountain Lion On The Hunt Videotaped On San Carlos Home Security Camera
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The Chargers could only celebrate playing the role of spoiler in what may have been coach Norv Turner’s final game in San Diego.MORE NEWS: Unique Twist To Pandemic Shutdown Of Long-Establish Santa Clara Restaurant
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