A look at Sunday’s Broncos game | SummitDaily.com

A look at Sunday’s Broncos game

SAN DIEGO (1-3) At DENVER (2-2)2:15 p.m., CBSOPENING LINE – Broncos by 2.RECORD VS. SPREAD – Chargers 1-3; Broncos 0-4.SERIES RECORD – Broncos lead 52-41-1.LAST MEETING – Chargers 48, Broncos 20, Dec. 10, 2006 at San Diego.LAST WEEK – Chargers lost to Chiefs 30-16; Broncos lost to Colts 38-20.CHARGERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (24T), PASS (18)CHARGERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (25), RUSH (12), PASS (27T)BRONCOS OFFENSE – OVERALL (5), RUSH (5), PASS (13)BRONCOS DEFENSE – OVERALL (6), RUSH (31), PASS (1)STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – San Diego has been outscored 102-68 in four games, compared to last year when it outscored opponents 103-36 through first four. … Chargers have lost three straight for first time since 2003, when they were NFL-worst 4-12. … Coach Norv Turner is 1-5 against Broncos. … Chargers’ win at Denver last year was only sixth victory (6-30) since 1971. Chargers haven’t won back-to-back games there since 1967-68. … QB Philip Rivers has committed nine turnovers, six INTs and three fumbles, compared with five TD passes. … RB LaDainian Tomlinson cracked triple digits in a game by rushing for 132 yards and one TD, but carried only six times for 16 yards in second half against Kansas City. … Tomlinson has 14 career TDs, including three in each of last two games against Denver, his most vs. any opponent. … TE Antonio Gates has 33 catches for 376 yards. … Denver is allowing 181 yards per game on ground, second worst in league. … Broncos have league’s best passing defense with 114.5 yards allowed per game. … RB Travis Henry, with league-leading 433 yards (5.0 average), injured right knee and right ankle last week. … Since 2001, Broncos are 17-3 at home vs. AFC West. … QB Jay Cutler completed 17 of 30 passes for 188 yards with two TDs in his first game against Chargers. … WR Javon Walker (knee), with 19 catches and 230 yards, should return. … S John Lynch, who missed last week’s game (groin), is ready to play. … Coach Mike Shanahan is 19-8 against San Diego.MORE

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