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San Diego Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Marcelo VillaCorrespondent IIDecember 9, 2012

The San Diego Chargers snapped their four-game losing streak with a 34-24 stunning upset of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Philip Rivers completed 21-of-41 passes for 200 yards and three TDs, but more importantly, he managed to throw the ball to his own players for once. The San Diego QB finished the game with zero turnovers.

Danario Alexander had seven catches for 88 yards and two TDs, leading the the team in receiving. Micheal Spurlock, who was claimed off waivers from Jacksonville on Nov. 28, was second in receiving, finishing with seven catches for 64 yards.

The San Diego defense also contributed to the victory with an impressive showing against Ben Roethlisberger in his return from injury. The Bolts held Pittsburgh's run game to just 69 yards, while Big Ben threw three TD passes for 285 yards.

As for the Steelers, the day wasn't a complete loss as the Cincinnati Bengals lost to the Dallas Cowboys, keeping the Steelers in the final AFC wild-card slot.

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