NFC South division leaders San Francisco 49ers beat San Diego Chargers 38-21 Sunday in overtime to advance to the NFC West title game for the second time in three seasons.
San Francisco won its fifth straight game to clinch a playoff spot in the NFC East with a 34-27 victory over Dallas.
Quarterback Matt Barkley completed 24 of 37 passes for 295 yards and three touchdowns, and he was sacked four times.
San Diego’s Carson Palmer was sacked five times, and linebacker Joey Bosa added two sacks.
Quarterbacks Philip Rivers (7-1) and Colin Kaepernick (5-3) each threw for 297 yards and a touchdown.
Running back Chris Johnson had a season-high 108 yards on 15 carries.
Running backs Frank Gore and Melvin Gordon each had touchdowns.
Safety Adrian Colbert, who led the league with four interceptions, also had one interception.
The 49ers, winners of nine of 11, are on a six-game winning streak, which includes a six of 10 record against divisional foes.