Rivers passed for 434 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a 27-yarder to Tyrell Williams that gave Los Angeles a 16-0 lead late in the third quarter.
Philip Rivers threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his first Thanksgiving game in the National Football League and the Los Angeles Chargers beat the fading Dallas Cowboys 28-6 on Thursday. Smith's touchdown capped a nine-play, 81-yard march.
Desmond King returned an interception 90 yards for the punctuating touchdown and the Chargers (5-6) moved within 1 1/2 games of AFC West-leading Kansas City after starting 0-4.
Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen and tight end Huter Henry: Allen was targeted 14 times and caught 11 passes for 172 yards and a 42-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown.Henry had five catches for 76 yards and one touchdown.
Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns in the first half to give the Minnesota Vikings the win over the Detroit Lions 30-23 on Thursday.
Stop the presses: The Cowboys finally scored a touchdown. Everson Griffen led the defense with two sacks.
The Vikings took a huge step toward winning the NFC North, taking a three-game lead over the second-placed Lions.
Dallas (5-6) dropped its second home game of the week after Philadelphia handed the Cowboys a 37-9 defeat on Sunday night. Witten had seven catches for 44 yards.