San Diego Chargers
No quarterback has been to the playoffs more than Peyton Manning or experienced more heartache there, either.
Philip Rivers likes to say the San Diego Chargers have been in playoff mode since last month, scrapping just to squeak into the postseason party.
My hands may be white from all the chalk I pick, you know there will be one supreme surprise this week. But where? Since we went 3-1 last week – losing with the wretched Bengals, like everyone else – let’s try our hand at the most heavenly weekend of a most horrible winter.
When the San Diego Chargers went into Denver last month and beat the Broncos, no doubt some eyebrows were raised. Now, imagine if they do it again this Sunday.
There was a mad rush for tickets to the Broncos-Chargers game in Denver on Friday morning.
The animals living at the Denver Zoo are showing their Broncos spirit and zoo visitors will get half off admission if they wear their Broncos gear.
With the divisional round of the playoffs this Sunday, fans will see their share of hotly contested battles and heart-stopping games resolved just as time expires. Which team is most likely to pull out a tough win on the road?
This weekend, the San Diego Chargers travel to Denver to take on the Broncos for a third time this season. The two AFC West rivals split the regular season series, and will duke it out in a rubber match for a trip to the AFC Championship Game.
The last top seed to open its playoff run against a team it had just lost to at home in December was the 2008 New York Giants, who were beaten again by Philadelphia in the rematch.
Peyton Manning doesn’t want to spend much time looking back at past playoff experiences; he’s focused on this weekend’s game against the San Diego Chargers.