Broncos Down San Diego 24-17 - Match Report
|Broncos Down San Diego 24-17 - Match Report|
The Broncos got a 2-TD performance from Peyton Manning as Denver handed San Diego a 24-17 defeat on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Knowshon Moreno rushed for 82 yards, while Montee Ball added 52 yards in the win. Julius Thomas and Demaryius Thomas added 76 and 54 receiving yards respectively.
Danny Woodhead rushed for 29 yards for San Diego, while Ryan Mathews added 26 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 217 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Keenan Allen and Eddie Royal had 142 and 30 yards respectively.
San Diego was outgained by Denver 363-259 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-13 by the Broncos.
The time of possession battle favored Denver as their offense was on the field for 35:27, longer than the 24:33 of their opponents.