Backup quarterback Billy Volek threw a 2-point
conversion pass to Malcom Floyd in the fourth quarter, giving the
on Monday night.
Volek's lob to Floyd followed a 1-yard touchdown run by rookie
Jacob Hester that pulled the Chargers to within 17-16 with 2:30
left in the game. The 6-foot-5 Floyd out-jumped Omare Lowe, a 6-1
cornerback, near the left sideline in the end zone for the go-ahead
Both teams played their starters for most of three quarters, and
will likely rest them in their final preseason games Friday.
Philip Rivers completed 11 of 21 passes for 143 yards, driving
the Chargers to the 1 yard line on their first possession before a
bad snap out of the shotgun formation by backup center Jeremy
Newberry was recovered by Seattle.
Two-time rushing champion LaDainian Tomlinson was again out of
the lineup for the Chargers, but Darren Sproles filled in with 102