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Chargers passing game is coming through

Posted by ESPN.com’s Bill Williamson

San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers is having a terrific season.

The Chargers would be in trouble if the passing game wasn’t working so well. San Diego is ranked last in the NFL in rushing. Rivers has plenty of help in overcoming the team’s rushing woes. Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information, here are some charts that show how important receiver Vincent Jackson and tight end Antonio Gates have been to the Chargers' air success.