TERESA M. WALKER
AP Pro Football Writer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers thought they scored the go-ahead touchdown not once, but twice inside the final minute against the Tennessee Titans.
Yet again, the Chargers found a way to stop themselves near the goal line in a 23-20 loss Sunday.
After the replay official ruled Austin Ekeler had been stopped a yard outside the goal line off a pass from Rivers, the Chargers thought Melvin Gordon scored on a 1-yard run that was overturned again for being short of the goal line. Then, Gordon fumbled with the Titans recovering, giving the Chargers a league-high five turnovers inside the red zone this season.
"It was crazy," said Gordon, who fumbled in his third game back from a holdout for a new contract. "You f