Broncos vs Chargers NFL Week Six Capsule

DENVER BRONCOS (4-1) AT SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (1-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

  BRONCOS CHARGERS
SERIES LEADER 62-49-1  
STREAKS Past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Gary Kubiak: 3-2 Mike McCoy: 1-5
LAST WEEK L 23-16 vs. Atlanta L 34-31 at Oakland
LAST GAME 1/3/16: Chargers 20 at Broncos 27. Denver RBs Ronnie Hillman & C.J. Anderson combine for 212 rushing yards. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas has 5 receptions for 117 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/6/15: Broncos 17, Chargers 3. Denver WR Demaryius Thomas has 6 receptions for 61 yards & TD. Broncos LB Danny Trevathan records 25-yard INT-TD.
REFEREE Craig Wrolstad
BROADCAST CBS/NFLN/Twitter (8:25 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Den), 81 (SD). XM: 226 (Den), 225 (SD).

STATS

PASSING Trevor Siemian: 68-101-824-6-3-99.6 Philip Rivers: 117-172-1469-11(T3L)-3-108.4
RUSHING C.J. Anderson: 84-293-3.5-3 Melvin Gordon: 89-299-3.4-6 (T1L)
RECEIVING Emmanuel Sanders: 32-373-11.7-3 Travis Benjamin: 28-394-14.1-2
OFFENSE 327.2 373.2
TAKE/GIVE +3 -2
DEFENSE 301.0 375.0
SACKS Von Miller: 6.5 (2L) Melvin Ingram: 3
INTs Aqib Talib: 3 (T2L) Casey Hayward: 3 (T2L)
PUNTING Riley Dixon (R): 47.3 Drew Kaser (R): 39.1
KICKING Brandon McManus: 41 (11/12 PAT; 10/11 FG) Josh Lambo: 44 (17/18 PAT; 9/10 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS: QB TREVOR SIEMIAN has won 1st 4 career starts. Is 2-0 on road with 5 TDs, 0 INTs & 134.9 rating…RB C.J. ANDERSON has 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in past 10 (incl. playoffs). Rushed for 95 yards & TD in last meeting…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS is 1 of 2 in NFL with 6,000+ rec. yards (6,168) & 40+ rec. TDs (44) since 2012. Aims for 4th in row with TD. Has 8 rec. TDs in past 8 meetings. Has 25 catches for 406 yards (101.5 per game) & 3 TDs in past 4 vs. SD. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS has 24 catches for 285 yards (95 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3…LB VON MILLER has 11 sacks, 14 TFL, 3 FFs & FR in 10 games vs. SD. Has 11.5 sacks, 3 FFs & INT in past 7 (incl. playoffs). Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), ranks 2nd in NFL with 73 sacks. CB AQIB TALIB has 3 INTs in past 4, incl. INT-TD. Has 9 career INT-TDs, tied for 4th in NFL history. LB SHANE RAY has 4 sacks & FR-TD in past 4…CHARGERS: QB PHILIP RIVERS aims for 4th in row with 300+ pass yards. Had 359 yards & 4 TDs last week. Since 2008, has 36,228 pass yards, 2nd most in NFL…RB MELVIN GORDON leads NFL with 7 TDs (6 rush, 1 rec.). Has TD in all 5 games in 2016…WR-PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN has 15 career TDs (12 rec., 3 PR) & 9 have been 40+ yards. Had 9 catches for 117 yards in last game vs. Den. (10/18/15 with Cle.). WR TYRELL WILLIAMS had 1st career 100-yard game (117) last week (5 catches, 1 TD). Had career-long 80-yard TD in last meeting. TE ANTONIO GATES ranks 2nd in NFL history among TEs with 106 rec. TDs. Has 4 TDs in past 4 meetings…LB MELVIN INGRAM aims for 4th in row vs. Den. with sack. Has 9.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 10. Rookie DE JOEY BOSA had 2 sacks in NFL debut last week. CB CASEY HAYWARD has 3 INTs in past 4.


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