On Sunday, the 25 percent success rate will help highlight an issue that will need focus during the upcoming bye week, a red zone offense that has, suddenly, become the question mark on this team that the much-maligned defense had been over the season's first handful of games. Left with just 1:08 and no time outs, Rivers led his team all the way down to the Patriots' 23-yard line.
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Hogan has 33 catches for 438 yards and five touchdowns this season.
As Benjamin recovered it, he ran backward to avoid the Patriots defenders and into his own end zone where he was tackled for a safety.
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A last-minute comeback attempt by the Chargers fell short deep in Patriots territory when Jonathan Jones intercepted a pass intended for Travis Benjamin. With the double-score in mind, Brady hurried the Patriots down field in time for Gostkowski to connect on a 36-yard field goal with 24 seconds to go in the half.