Chargers tight end Dante Rosario makes a touchdown catch in the end zone as Titans strong safety Robert Johnson, right, and cornerback Alterraun Verner, center, watch in the first quarter, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tight
end Dante Rosario had three touchdown catches for the first time in his NFL
career and San Diego's defense harassed Jake Locker all afternoon as the
Chargers beat the Tennessee Titans for the ninth straight time, 38-10 Sunday.
Before the game, the
Chargers (2-0) retired Junior Seau's No. 55. Seau, the hard-hitting,
first-pumping leader of the Chargers for 13 seasons, committed suicide May 2. With Antonio Gates inactive due to sore ribs,
the Chargers turned to Rosario. He responded with TD catches of 11, 4 and 15
yards from Philip Rivers. He had only five career scoring catches coming in,
including a game-winner against San Diego in the 2008 season opener while with
San Diego's winning streak
against the Titans (0-2) dates to 1993, when the franchise was still the
Rivers was 24 of 32 for
284 yards. Malcom Floyd had six catches for 109 yards and Rosario four catches
for 48 yards.