With their 38-35 loss in double-overtime to the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night, the Denver Broncos became the ninth No. 1 seed in the last eight years to go down in the divisional round.
The Chargers know this week is a must-win and they’ll bring out all the stops in Denver.
Turns out reports of Peyton Manning’s demise were ridiculously premature. Denver’s quarterback has been outstanding by every measure since throwing three interceptions in the first quarter at Atlanta a month ago.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes in the second half and Tony Carter and Chris Harris scored off turnovers by Philip Rivers as the Denver Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to stun the San Diego Chargers 35-24 on Monday night.
Philip Rivers still yaps as much now on the field as he did when he first drew Champ Bailey’s ire five years ago. The difference now is that Bailey believes he’s earned the right.
Peyton Manning is still crossing paths with the Chargers. On Monday night, he’ll bring his Denver Broncos (2-3) to Qualcomm Stadium to face the AFC West rival Chargers (3-2).
Philip Rivers overcame an interception and a fourth-quarter fumble to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 29-24 win over Denver despite Tim Tebow’s best efforts to rally the Broncos from a 16-point deficit.