12/12 22:38 CST Chargers stun Broncos 27-20
Chargers stun Broncos 27-20
AP National Writer
DENVER (AP) --- Philip Rivers outplayed Peyton Manning and the San Diego
Chargers sprung a 27-20 upset Thursday night over the Denver Broncos.
Rivers threw for 166 yards and two scores to Keenan Allen and kept the
Chargers' offense on the field for nearly 39 minutes.
Stuck on the sideline most of the night, Manning ended up with 289 yards and
only two touchdowns. The Broncos (11-3) fell at home in the regular season for
the first time in 14 games.
The Chargers (7-7) snapped Denver's 10-game AFC West winning streak and stayed
in the hunt for a playoff spot.
Denver's smooth road to the AFC West title and home-field advantage throughout
the playoffs got bumpier. The Broncos now have as many losses as Kansas City
and New England. They hold the tiebreaker against the Chiefs but not the