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NFL: Atlanta 22, San Diego 16

Nov. 30, 2008 at 8:43 PM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Matt Ryan passed for two touchdowns and the Falcons won for the fourth time in five games Sunday, outlasting the San Diego Chargers 22-16.

Ryan connected with Justin Peelle on an 18-yard scoring pass in the second quarter and hit Harry Douglas on a 5-yarder in the fourth.

Michael Turner, a former Charger, carried 31 times for 120 yards for the Falcons (8-4).

Ryan finished 17-of-23 passing for 207 yards.

Eric Weddle returned a fumble 86 yards for one San Diego touchdown and LaDanian Tomlinson ran 3 yards for another.

Philip Rivers completed 17-of-30 passes for 149 yards for San Diego (4-8).

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