Chargers Suffer 22-10 Defeat Against Broncos

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The Chargers were controlled by the Broncos, 22-10, at home.

Philip Rivers went 24 for 41 for 232 yards passing, one touchdown and two picks. Peyton Manning ended up going 14 of 20 with 233 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions for the Broncos.

Branden Oliver gained 26 yards on 12 carries and had four receptions for 44 yards. Antonio Gates was a highlight, catching six balls for 54 yards while adding a touchdown.

The San Diego defense gave up 111 yards rushing and 233 passing. They got to Manning once for a sack.

Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas had a big game, putting up 123 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back C.J. Anderson also performed well with 85 rushing yards and 11 receiving.

Next week, the Chargers head to Santa Clara to face the 49ers (7-6) while the Broncos go to Cincinnati to play the Bengals (9-4).


Broncos Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B-

81

P. Manning

14

20

233

1

0

-

-

B. Osweiler

0

2

0

0

0


Chargers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

D+

69

P. Rivers

24

41

232

1

2


Broncos Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

82

C. Anderson

RB

29

85

2.9

0

-

-

J. Stewart

RB

2

16

8.0

0

-

-

J. Thompson

RB

4

14

3.5

0


Chargers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B-

81

B. Oliver

RB

12

26

2.2

0

C+

80

D. Brown

RB

5

18

3.6

0

-

-

R. Brown

RB

2

9

4.5

0


Broncos Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

98

D. Thomas

WR

6

123

20.5

1

C

75

E. Sanders

WR

3

53

17.7

0

C

72

J. Thomas

TE

1

30

30.0

0


Chargers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

96

A. Gates

TE

6

54

9.0

1

B-

81

B. Oliver

RB

4

44

11.0

0

C+

80

D. Brown

RB

4

38

9.5

0