Chargers Suffer 24-17 Defeat Against Broncos, Lose in AFC Divisional Round

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Keenan Allen had a big day receiving, but it wasn't enough to avoid a loss for the Chargers against the Broncos, 24-17 in Denver. With the loss, San Diego is knocked out of the playoffs.

Philip Rivers accounted for two touchdowns on 18 of 27 passing for 217 yards and no interceptions. Peyton Manning completed 25 of 36 passes for 230 yards, two touchdowns and one pick for the Broncos.

Ryan Mathews ran for 26 yards on five carries. Allen was a top performer, snagging six balls for 142 yards with two scores.

The San Diego defense surrendered 133 yards rushing and 230 passing.

Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno churned out 82 yards rushing, 12 receiving and one touchdown. Tight end Julius Thomas also put together a noteworthy performance with 76 receiving yards.


Chargers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

B

85

P. Rivers

18

27

217

2

0


Broncos Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C+

80

P. Manning

25

36

230

2

1


Chargers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

72

D. Woodhead

RB

9

29

3.2

0

C

74

R. Mathews

RB

5

26

5.2

0

B

85

P. Rivers

QB

3

10

3.3

0


Broncos Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B+

87

K. Moreno

RB

23

82

3.6

1

C+

78

M. Ball

RB

10

52

5.2

0

C+

80

P. Manning

QB

1

-1

-1.0

0


Chargers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

K. Allen

WR

6

142

23.7

2

C-

72

E. Royal

WR

1

30

30.0

0

-

-

R. Brown

RB

4

18

4.5

0


Broncos Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

85

J. Thomas

TE

6

76

12.7

0

B

85

D. Thomas

WR

8

54

6.8

1

B-

80

W. Welker

WR

6

38

6.3

1


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