Dec 12, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) celebrates with wide receiver Eddie Royal (11) after catching a touchdown pass during the first half at Mile High. The Chargers won 27-20. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Dump: Chargers Upset Broncos


Dec 12, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; San Diego Chargers linebackers Manti Te

Chargers Upset Broncos to Stay in Playoff Race
New York Times
Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Keenan Allen and kept the Chargers‘ offense on the field for nearly 39 minutes in a 27-20 stunner over the Broncos, whose easy road to the A.F.C. West title and top seeding in the conference got an unexpected jolt.

Broncos lose at home to Chargers 27-20
Chicago Tribune
DENVER — Philip Rivers outdueled Peyton Manning, throwing for two touchdowns and leading methodical drives to keep the ball away from Denver’s explosive offense as the San Diego Chargers upset the Broncos 27-20 Thursday night. Rookie wide 

Chargers puncture Broncos’ air of invincibility
Chicago Tribune
Ryan Mathews ran for 127 yards and a touchdown and Philip Rivers tossed a pair of scores to Keenan Allen as theChargers shocked the Denver Broncos 27-20 on Thursday night. The Chargers, who snapped Denver’s 10-game AFC West winning steak, 

Chargers stun Broncos 27-20
Fortune
Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers kept Manning on the sideline most of the game and handed the Denver Broncos and unexpected and harmful 27-20 loss Thursday night. Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Keenan Allen and kept 

Chargers‘ gamble pays off as Manning, Broncos stifled in 27-20 loss to San Diego
Fox News
DENVER – Mike McCoy’s gamble paid off big-time. San Diego’s coach outfoxed his mentor John Fox and handed his former pupil Peyton Manning his first divisional loss since coming to Denver as the Chargers stunned the Broncos 27-20 on Thursday night.

Chargers tame Manning; playoff hopes alive
ESPN (blog)
In a short week, Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano put together a masterful game plan. At times theChargers seemed like they were in Denver’s huddle, anticipating when quarterback Peyton Manning would check down or when he would audible 

Chargers are now Patriots fans
U-T San Diego
Enter our pals the Pats, cuddly as robots yet San Diego’s new best friends, because they’re the one team that will play the two teams that lead the Chargers (7-7) in the wild-card scrum. So, it’s root, root, root for the Patriots (10-3) on Sunday, when 

 

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