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Chargers defeat Cleveland Browns 30-23 for 7th straight win

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CLEVELAND (CBS 8) -- LaDainian Tomlinson scored his 150th career TD and stiff-armed Hall of Famer Jim Brown for eighth place on the career rushing list as the San Diego Chargers won their seventh straight and 15th in a row in December by beating the Cleveland Browns 30-23 on Sunday.

Antonio Gates set a career high with 167 yards receiving for the Chargers (9-3), who dragged their cleats early and only led 13-7 at halftime. But Philip Rivers led San Diego on touchdown drives of 85 and 83 yards in just over nine minutes in the third quarter to open a 27-7 lead.

Tomlinson's 4-yard TD run with 5:58 left in the third put the Chargers up by 20, and placed the running back in elite company among NFL greats.

Tomlinson reached 150 TDs in 137 games, fastest in league history.

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