Pryor, Woodson lead Raiders past Chargers 27-17; Rivers has third 400-yard passing game of season

Next Game: Chargers host Colts on Oct. 14

OAKLAND, Calif. - Terrelle Pryor threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter and Charles Woodson tied an NFL record with his 13th defensive touchdown as the Oakland Raiders beat the San Diego Chargers 27-17 on Sunday night.

Pryor got the Raiders (2-3) off to a fast start in the latest West Coast game in NFL history with a 44-yard touchdown pass to Rod Streater on Oakland's first play from scrimmage.

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The Raiders then used five turnovers, a goal-line stand, Woodson's 25-yard return of Danny Woodhead's fumble and two long field goals by Sebastian Janikowski to beat the Chargers (2-3).

Philip Rivers had his third 400-yard passing game of the season, throwing for 411 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions.

At a news conference following the game, Chargers Head Coach Mike McCoy said, "No excuses. We got beat tonight.  We came out and were outplayed in all three phases."

Next week, the Chargers go from Sunday night to Monday night, when they host the Indianapolis Colts, who happen to be one of the hottest teams in the NFL.

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