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Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos is congratulated by Joel Dreessen #81 after Manning threw Demaryius Thomas #88 a five-yard touchdown pass that broke the single season passing yard record. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Broncos Divisional Playoff Tickets Selling Below Regular Season Average

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.

01/09/2014

An image from the Denver Broncos-San Diego Chargers game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Dec. 12, 2013. (credit: Evan Semón/CBS4)

Broncos Figure To Be Better This Time Around

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.

01/08/2014

Peyton Manning (credit: CBS)

Peyton Manning Doesn’t Dwell On Past Playoff Experiences

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.

01/08/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 05: Eddie Royal #11 of the San Diego Chargers flies thru the air during the NFL wild card playoffs game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on January 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bolts Look To Defy Odds Two Weekends In A Row

Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.

01/08/2014

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Recent History Is Against Manning, Broncos This Weekend

The Broncos are arguably the best team in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to win this week. In fact, many stats show they are more likely to lose than win, as the No. 1 seed against the No. 6 seeded San Diego Chargers.

01/08/2014

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos hangs his head during a break in the action in the fourth quarter of a game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Broncos Feel Late Losses Make Them Better

A year ago, Denver roared into the playoffs riding an 11-game winning streak and promptly lost for the first time in 98 days. So much for momentum. This year, the Broncos are again 13-3 and the AFC’s top seed, two home wins away from the Super Bowl.

01/07/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 12: Running back Danny Woodhead #39 of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Can Chargers Stymie Broncos In Denver Again?

Not many people expected the San Diego Chargers to go into Denver on a Thursday night last month and come away with a win. Now, can the Bolts do it all over again?

01/07/2014

Julius Thomas (credit: CBS)

Julius Thomas Says Forcing Turnovers Will Be Key In Broncos-Chargers Rubber Match

Unlike most of the players on the Broncos, Sunday will be the first time tight end Julius Thomas will experience the thrill of playing in a playoff game.

01/07/2014

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos congratulates quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers after a 27-20 loss to the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on Dec. 12, 2013.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

3 Remaining AFC Teams Have All Beat The 13-3 Broncos

The Denver Broncos are 13-3 and own the AFC’s top seed, just like last year. Only this time, they’ve lost to each of the three remaining teams in the bracket.

01/06/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 05: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals fumbles the football away in the second half of the AFC Wild Card playoff game against the San Diego Chargers at Paul Brown Stadium on January 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Chargers defeated the Bengals 27-10. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Bengals Season Ends With First Home Loss Courtesy Of Underdog Chargers

The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.

01/06/2014

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