Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Antonio Gates and rookie running back Branden Oliver's big day included his first two NFL touchdowns as the San Diego Chargers beat the hapless New York Jets, 31-0, on Sunday in San Diego for their fourth straight win.
The Chargers (4-1) heaped more pain on the Jets (1-4), who lost their fourth straight game. New York turned to Michael Vick, who replaced Geno Smith on the first possession of the second half, but wasn't any more effective.
Other than being sacked three times, Rivers had his way with the Jets. He was 20 of 28 for 288 yards and three touchdowns, with one interception.
It was the first shutout in the NFL this...