Recap - Broncos Defeat San Diego 28-20
|Recap - Broncos Defeat San Diego 28-20|
The Broncos got a 4-TD performance from Peyton Manning as Denver handed San Diego a 28-20 defeat on Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Broncos were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 56.5.
Knowshon Moreno rushed for 65 yards, while Montee Ball added 20 yards in the win. Demaryius Thomas and Julius Thomas added 108 and 96 receiving yards respectively.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 59 yards for San Diego, while Ronnie Brown added 36 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 218 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Antonio Gates and Keenan Allen had 62 and 41 yards respectively.
San Diego was outgained by Denver 397-329 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-20 by the Broncos.
Denver lost the time of possession battle 38:03/21:57, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Chiefs. The Chargers will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.