Rivers, D lead Chargers to 38-13 win over Jaguars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the San Diego Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

Chargers rookie running back Ryan Mathews hurt his right ankle in the second quarter and didn't return.

He also fumbled for the second straight game, one of San Diego's three turnovers. David Garrard was intercepted four times. The six turnovers tied Jacksonville's team record and led to 17 points for the Chargers.

The Chargers (1-1) bounced back from an embarrassing 21-14 loss at Kansas City on Monday night.

The Jaguars (1-1) regressed following an opening win against Denver.

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