Philip Rivers

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Game Grades: Broncos Near Perfect In Beat-Down Of San Diego

In a game that started slowly, the Denver Broncos finally jumped all over their divisional foe and buried the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night. Denver’s dominant defense staunchly stopped San Diego’s rushing attack repeatedly and then the Broncos lit up the Chargers with some offensive fireworks.

10/24/2014

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos celebrates with teammates Wes Welker #83 and Orlando Franklin #74 after scoring a second quarter touchdown on a 2-yard reception at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Broncos Boost Division Lead With 35-21 Win Over Chargers

Peyton Manning lit up the scoreboard again with three touchdown passes, all to Emmanuel Sanders, in a 35-21 victory over San Diego on Thursday night.

10/23/2014

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos has a second quarter catch as cornerback Jason Verrett #22 of the San Diego Chargers defends at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Oct. 23, 2014.  (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Broncos Open Up Division Lead With 35-21 Win Over San Diego

Peyton Manning threw two first-half touchdowns to Emmanuel Sanders to lead the Broncos to a 14-7 halftime lead.

10/23/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 05: Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after scoring on quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos 500th career touchdown pass to take a 7-3 lead over the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Cardinals 41-20. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Manning, Rivers & Julius Thomas

The Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.

10/23/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers congratulates teammate Antonio Gates #85 on his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 19, 2014, in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

The two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.

10/22/2014

Peyton Manning at practice on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Fun And Games Over For Peyton Manning & Co.

Peyton Manning made it clear he has put his historic performance behind him. That’s because Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers are making another Thursday night visit to Mile High.

10/21/2014

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Jim Nantz Talks Chargers vs. Broncos on ‘Thursday Night Football’

Jim Nantz…he’s known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming “Thursday Night Football” game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.

10/21/2014

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Opponent Profile: Hungry Chargers A Tenacious Foe For Broncos

Everything was going swimmingly in San Diego, as the Chargers had run off five straight victories. That was until the Chiefs beat them Sunday, setting up for a wild AFC West duel in the Mile High City this Thursday night.

10/21/2014

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos runs the offense against the San Francisco 49ers during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

With TD Mark In Bag, Manning Can Set More Records

Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record. Manning needs about 5,000 more yards to surpass Favre in that category, and is on track to finish his career with numbers, across the board, that might never be matched.

10/20/2014

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After Chargers Win, Broncos Fall To 2nd Place In Division

The Denver Broncos may have been off this Sunday, but two of their divisional rivals played. Here’s how the San Diego Chargers won and the Oakland Raiders were blown out of London.

09/28/2014

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