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Rivers' 4 TD passes help Chargers beat Jags 31-25, end skid

The San Diego Chargers sure know how to end a six-game losing streak.

Just travel 2,000 miles to Jacksonville. It's worked twice in the last five years.

Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes, two to Antonio Gates, and the Chargers beat the Jaguars 31-25 on Sunday for their first victory in nearly two months.

Rivers and the Chargers (3-8) also ended a six-game skid in the River City in 2011.

"This was long overdue," Rivers said. "It feels good. We leaned on each other a lot today. By no means does 3-8 sound wonderful, but winning today sure does."

Rivers passed Joe Montana (273) and tied Vinny Testaverde (275) for 11th on the NFL's...