National Football League
                   === Ravens rally to top Chargers in OT ===
 San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Justin Tucker tied the game on the final play
 of  regulation,  then kicked the game-winning  field goal with 1:07 to play in
 overtime as Baltimore took a 16-13 win over San Diego.
 The rookie kicker hit three field goals and Joe Flacco threw for 355 yards and
 a  score on 30-of-51  passing for the Ravens (9-2), who have won four straight
 and  now hold  a three-game lead over both Cincinnati and Pittsburgh for first
 place in the AFC North.
 "When  it comes  down to it, this is a  job and you just got to do it," Tucker
 Ray Rice carried the ball 22 times for 97 yards and caught eight passes for 67
 yards,  including  a 29-yard  catch that converted  a 4th-and-29 in regulation
 which led to the game-tying field goal.
 Philip  Rivers went  23-for-36 with 228 yards and a touchdown for the Chargers
 (4-7),  who have  dropped their  past three  games. Malcom  Floyd caught  four
 passes  for  65 yards and  a score,  while Ryan Mathews  had 19 carries for 72
 yards in the loss.
 "What we're trying to do is find a way to win a game, and that's obviously the
 frustrating  part,"  Chargers coach Norv Turner  said. "We were able to make a
 couple plays in the first half and we didn't make the same plays in the second
 San  Diego started  overtime with  the ball,  but had  to punt  after reaching
 midfield. Baltimore, though, also had to punt on its first touch after getting
 close to midfield.
 The  Chargers  then went three-and-out,  but a  63-yard punt from Mike Scifres
 pinned the Ravens back at their own 11.
 A defensive pass interference penalty on the next play moved the ball 11 yards
 and  Flacco  converted a 3rd-and-4  with an 11-yard  pass to Dennis Pitta. The
 Ravens  later faced a  3rd-and-10 at the San Diego 47, but Torrey Smith made a
 leaping 31-yard catch down to the 16.
 Following  three  kneels by Flacco  to get the ball  between the middle of the
 hash marks, Tucker drilled the winner from 38-yards out for the win.
 The  Ravens  trailed by 10  points with 7:51 to  play, but started their first
 touchdown  drive of the game at their own 20, with Jacoby Jones getting things
 started  with a  12-yard  catch.  Facing a  3rd-and-6,  Flacco  and Jones  got
 together again on a 24-yard catch to move the ball past midfield.
 Smith  later caught a  22-yard pass and followed that with a 14-yard grab down
 to the San Diego 9. Two plays later, Flacco found Pitta in the back of the end
 zone from four yards out for a 13-10 game with 4:19 to play.
 San  Diego had a quick three-and-out and the Ravens got the ball back at their
 own 40, with the second play going for 16 yards on a catch by Pitta.
 However,  a  holding call followed by  two incompletions and a fumble that saw
 the team lose another nine yards faced Baltimore with a 4th-and-29.
 Flacco  dumped  the ball off to  Rice, who caught  it at the right side, raced
 over to the left and just stretched over the first-down marker.
 There  was  a lengthy  review to  determine whether  the spot  of the ball was
 correct,  and eventually  it was moved back about a half-yard. After resetting
 the  chains to their original position, the spot still left plenty of room for
 a first down at the San Diego 34.
 "I  don't think it was a  good shot, but I thought it might have been our best
 option  at the time  just to give it to Ray," Flacco said about the play. "Ray
 made a great run and we got a little lucky. It worked out perfectly."
 The  Ravens would get  down to the Chargers' 20 before Tucker kicked a 38-yard
 field goal as time expired to send the game to overtime.
 Baltimore  got across midfield on its second possession of the game and was in
 field  goal range, but  Flacco got sacked for a 9-yard loss by Corey Liuget to
 force a punt.
 Following  a  three-and-out from the  Ravens to  begin the second quarter, the
 Chargers got the ball back at their 22 and went to work.
 Rivers  hooked  up with  Danario Alexander  on a 26-yard  play, then a 16-yard
 catch  by Floyd  got  the  ball across  midfield  before  Jackie Battle  later
 converted a 4th-and-1 with a 2-yard run.
 From  the 21-yard line, Rivers hit Floyd over the middle near the 10, with the
 wideout taking it in for a 7-0 lead with 9:43 to play in the half.
 After holding Baltimore to another three-and-out, San Diego put more points on
 the  board  with an  11-play, 53-yard  march that was  finished with a 47-yard
 field  goal  from Nick  Novak  for  a 10-0  lead  with  3:04 remaining  before
 Baltimore  had two more possessions in the first half, but were unable to move
 the ball both times and started the third quarter with the ball, when the team
 was finally able to put something together.
 On  3rd-and-7 at his own 19, Flacco found Smith for a 54-yard play down to the
 San Diego 27. The Ravens moved just two more yards, but Tucker got them on the
 board with a 43-yard field goal to make it a 10-3 game less than three minutes
 into the period.
 Later  in the third, Baltimore went on an extended drive that got into the San
 Diego  red zone. Facing  a 4th-and-1 at the Chargers' 14, the team opted to go
 for  it. Bernard Pierce,  though, was stopped for a 2-yard loss and the Ravens
 came away empty-handed to give San Diego the ball back with 30 seconds left in
 the quarter.
 San  Diego  then went on an  extended drive that ate  up over 7 1/2 minutes of
 the  clock over  13 plays and was  finished with Novak hitting a 30-yard field
 goal  for a  13-3 lead with 7:51 to play.  The big play of the drive was a 13-
 yard run by Ronnie Brown on a 3rd-and-7 that got the ball into the red zone.
                                   Game Notes
 Smith  finished the  game with  seven  catches for  144 yards  ... The  Ravens
 totaled  443 yards  and held the ball  for 39:02, while San Diego managed just
 280  yards ...  San Diego  hosts Cincinnati  next Sunday  ... Baltimore  hosts
 Pittsburgh  next Sunday  ... The Ravens have  won 10 of their last 11 regular-
 season games against AFC opponents ... Baltimore now leads the series with San
 Diego, 5-4 ... Baltimore had six sacks in the game, while San Diego had five.
 11/25 22:42:19 ET