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NFL: NY Jets 34, San Diego 28

  |   Sept. 19, 2004 at 8:45 PM
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Curtis Martin rushed for 119 yards and two touchdowns Sunday to lead the New York Jets to a 34-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers.

Martin passed Freeman McNeil to become the Jets' all-time leading rusher with 8,185 career yards in a New York uniform.

Chad Pennington went 22-of-29 for 258 yards with two touchdowns for the Jets (2-0), who opened up a season with two straight victories for the first time since 2000.

LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 87 yards with a touchdown for the Chargers (1-1).

Drew Brees had a tough game for San Diego as he completed only 8-of-19 for 146 yards with a touchdown, two interceptions and a fumble.

Doug Flutie came on in the final minutes and went 7-of-16 for 77 yards and ran for a score for the Chargers.

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