Chargers vs Saints: Ryan Mathews leaps into the end zone to extend San Diego's lead

The Chargers are leading the Saints thanks to a Ryan Mathews touchdown.

The San Diego Chargers are extending a lead over the New Orleans Saints. Running back Ryan Mathews added to the total in the third quarter, scoring his first rushing touchdown of the season to make it 24-14.

Of course, he didn't just run in the end zone -- he added some flair to his 14-yard touchdown scramble. After picking off Drew Brees, the Chargers got the ball at the Saints' 25-yard line. Two plays later, Mathews took it around the left end for the score. On the way to the end zone, he leaped over a diving Saints defender and crash-landed in the end zone.

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San Diego is finding more than enough room to run against the Saints. Mathews has 64 yards on nine carries to go with his touchdown. As a team, the Chargers have 95 rushing yards on a total of 15 carries from their running backs.

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