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L.T. sets two team records

Discussion in 'San Diego Chargers Hall of Champions' started by robdog, Jan 1, 2006.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    Source: <a href="http://www.signonsandiego.com/sports/chargers/20051231-1521-fbn-chargers-tomlinsonrecords.html" target="_blank">Associated Press</a>

    <img src="http://bolttalk.com/images/tomlinson39.jpg" class="left" alt="LT points to the sky after scoring his 20th TD." />SAN DIEGO – Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson set a franchise record with his 20th touchdown of the season on Saturday against Denver, and also eclipsed Hall of Famer Lance Alworth's career mark for total yards from scrimmage.

    Tomlinson surpassed Alworth's record of 9,721 yards late in the second quarter on a drive he capped with a 6-yard scoring run. That gave him 20 TDs this year, breaking out of a tie with Chuck Muncie, who scored 19 touchdowns in 1981.

    Tomlinson hadn't scored in four games, matching the longest drought of his five-year career.

    The Chargers trailed 14-7 at halftime, and lost quarterback Drew Brees to a shoulder injury. He was replaced by Philip Rivers.

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