Broncos vs Chargers NFL Week 15 Game Capsule

DENVER BRONCOS (10-3) AT SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (8-5)

SERIES

BRONCOS CHARGERS
SERIES LEADER 59-49-1
STREAKS 5 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP. Fox: 7-3 McCoy: 1-3
LAST WEEK W 24-17 vs. Bills L 23-14 vs. Patriots
LAST GAME 10/23/14: Chargers 21 at Broncos 35. Denver QB Peyton Manning throws 3 TDs to WR Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders and WR Demaryius Thomas combine for 225 rec. yards.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/10/13: Broncos 28, Chargers 20. Manning throws for 330 yards & 4 TDs. Thomas has 7 receptions for 108 yards & 3 TDs.
BROADCAST CBS (1:05 PM PT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Dave Sims, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 119 (Den.), 136 (SD). XM: 226 (SD).

STATS

PASSING Manning: 332-496-3910 (3C)-36 (T1L)-11-105.7 (1C) Rivers: 302-441-3407-26-11-100.6 (3C)
RUSHING Anderson: 119-594-5.0-4 Oliver (R): 121-432-3.6-2
RECEIVING
  1. Thomas: 90 (3L)-1266 (3C)-14.1-10 (T3C)
  2. Allen: 74-765-10.3-4
OFFENSE 405.6 (3C) 336.2
TAKE/GIVE +4 0
DEFENSE 311.0 (1C) 336.8
SACKS
  1. Miller: 13
Liuget: 3.5
INTs Harris, Moore: 3 Flowers: 3
PUNTING Colquitt: 43.9 TBD
KICKING Barth: 23 (5/5 PAT; 6/6 FG) Novak: 93 (33/33 PAT; 20/21 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS: QB PEYTON MANNING is tied for NFL lead with 36 TD passes & is only player in history with 4 seasons with 35+ TDs. Has 3,910 pass yards & needs 90 to extend NFL record for most 4,000-yard seasons to 14. Since joining Den. in 2012, has 5-1 record vs. SD (incl. playoffs) with 1,714 pass yards & 17 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 109.9 rating…In past 5, RB C.J. ANDERSON is averaging 143.2 scrimmage yards per game (716 total) with 6 total TDs (4 rush, 2 rec.). Aims for 6th in row with 100+ scrimmage yards or TD…In past 10, WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS has 1,125 yards & 9 TDs. In last game at SD, had 108 rec. yards & 3 TDs. Since entering NFL in 2010, leads AFC WRs with 40 TD catches. Has 10 TDs & is 1 of 2 players in club history (TERRELL DAVIS, 1996-98) with 3 consecutive 10-TD seasons. In last meeting, WR EMMANUEL SANDERS had 9 catches for 120 yards & 3 TDs. Has 7 TDs in past 8…Den. is 1 of 2 NFL teams with 2 players with 10+ sacks each (LBs VON MILLER & DE MARCUS WARE). Since entering NFL in 2011, Miller is 2nd in AFC with 48 sacks. CB CHRIS HARRIS, JR. had sack & INT last week…CHARGERS: In past 3 vs. Den., QB PHILIP RIVERS has 636 pass yards with 6 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 101.0 rating. Has 247 pass TDs & needs 3 to join HOFer DAN FOUTS (254) as only Chargers to reach 250 career…In past 6 vs. AFC West, RB RYAN MATHEWS is averaging 100.5 scrimmage yards/game (603 total; 554 rush, 49 rec.) with 4 rush TDs. Rushed for 127 yards & TD in last meeting…TE ANTONIO GATES had 2 TDs in last meeting. Ranks 10th all-time with 96 TD catches & needs 3 to tie HOFer DON HUTSON (99). Needs 1 TD to join ROB GRONKOWSKI as only TEs in NFL history with 4 career 10+ TD seasons. WR KEENAN ALLEN has 3 TD catches in past 3 vs. Broncos. WR EDDIE ROYAL played 4 seasons with Broncos (2008-11) & had 206 rec. for 2,107 yards & 9 TDs…S ERIC WEDDLE leads team with 82 tackles. Has 13 INTs since 2011, most in AFC. S DARRELL STUCKEY had 53-yard FR-TD last week vs. NE. LB MANTI TE’O had 1st career INT vs. Pats.


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