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