Jan 5, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle celebrates during the 2013 AFC wild card playoff football game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. The Chargers defeated the Bengals 27-10. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers Have Kept Peyton and Broncos In Check This Season

The Denver Broncos have been an offensive juggernaut all season long. It has been well documented and many people have already placed them in the Super Bowl. They have a ton of weapons on offense and have the league’s MVP throwing the rock all around the field.  In 14 games this season they have racked up over 400 offensive yards. They have only been held under the 400 yard mark twice this year. Just twice!

Guess which teams held them under that mark this season?

The San Diego Chargers and… the San Diego Chargers! Thank you Peter King for that golden nugget!

It can’t be a coincidence! If the Chargers were able to do it twice  already and no other team was able to hold them under that mark this year, then there has to be something that we are doing that can hold them in check.

Now our defense is playing the best that it has all season. We will already be going in with some confidence knowing that we have held the Broncos to their lowest offensive marks all year. Mike McCoy knows the Broncos well. John Pagano has been part of this Chargers defensive staff for a long time and has seen the success we have had against Peyton Manning. He knows how to be successful against Peyton. The Chargers defense gives Peyton some problems.

The defense will have to march back onto the field in Denver against the Broncos on Sunday and hold them in check all over again. It will not be easy. They will need to get into Peyton’s head. They will need to prevent the big play. They will need to lock down that receiving unit. They have a lot on their plate, but they have a good gameplan and have shown that they can get it done.

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  • vct

    Is champ and cromartie playing for Denver? We got this. Let’s all get ready to celebrate on the street and chargers park after!

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      Will meet you all there!

    • Bolt up!

      Yea cromartie and champ to play Sunday ESPN said

  • Gunnar Martin

    I really do believe that we can shut down the big dogs once again, if not in even more dominant fashion than before. My good vibes for this game are off the charts right now. Who’s with me?! GO BOLTS!!!

    • supersurge619er

      I agree 100% lets all chargers fan keep that good vibe going believe and be patients ….SAN DIEGO CHARGERS TILL I DIE

      • Gunnar Martin


    • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

      I want to see the Chargers get a two score victory this time, just so there are no excuses. A one score win will work too tho… hahaha!

  • Brett

    Ernie- think the team should bring LT out there and have him give a pregame speech?? GO BOLTS!!

    • vct

      Got to tweet this to LT!!!!!!!!!

      • Captain Kush

        Got to tweet this to Hulk Hogan!!!!!!!!

    • veazy

      I think it would make more sense to do against the Patriots, because for some reason he still hates them.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      It would be amazing! So many youngsters and new players on the roster, but he still would get a ton of respect.

    • Captain Kush

      I think they need to bring in Hulk Hogan.Ooooh Yeah, Hulkamania!!!!!!! The Niners brought in Ric Flair last week and it worked.

  • arnie

    These are just the facts. This is why I’m not worried about the Chargers wining on sunday. It’s got nothing to do with ” not being able to do it again”, the truth is the Chargers have already done it TWICE. All i’m looking for is someone to show, other than “the NFL.com has them favored to win it all” that the outcome will be any different?

  • Stefanie Smith

    I am praying and getting my stomach tied in knots. I am glad that there are games to watch on Saturday and I can get prepared for the Chargers on Sunday. Plus, I listen to that goofy commercial with the juke box music… Chargers do well when that commercial comes on. lol.

  • FitzWilly

    Sad day today

    DC was passed up for the HOF again

    this is soooooooooooooo god damn ridiculous it’s not funny

    the NFL fucktards calling the shots on this can suck it hard

    so tired of this BS

    No one deserves this more than DC

    instead some inbred like morten anderson and Edward (The Criminal) DeBartolo are on the short list

    give me a break

  • supersurge619er

    I believe they’re gonna ride them donkeys the team looks confident , strong and most of all playing together either way I love the new chargers keep it going bolts …diehard

  • 619chargers4life

    There D can’t hold us , we own Payton.

  • Captain Kush

    Ernie, who do you think will be the next offensive coordinator? Bring back Norv? I kid.

  • Guest

    SD has played Denver tough this year and kept both games close, even though to be fair, Denver blew them up in the first game then took their foot off the gas in the second half and allowed SD to come crawling back… The final score of that game doesn’t show how much of a beat down it truly was.

    The second game was much closer. I’m not going to say Denver had an off night on the short week or any of that nonsense. SD outplayed them that night, and there’s no doubt about it. What amuses me is that it still took an all around “A” game and an onside kick for SD to pull off that win despite how poorly Denver played.

    Can SD win on Sunday? Absolutely. But I think it’s going to take a lot of mistakes on Denver’s part.

    If both teams come out and play their “A” games, Denver is going to wipe the field with the Chargers. It won’t even be close. If SD plays their “A” game and Denver plays their “C” game, there’s hope. Unfortunately, considering how Denver lost this round last year to the Ravens, I have a feeling they are going to come out in full force, and if they do, SD might as well not even show up, because Denver is going to make an example out them and show them what a real football team who looks like.

  • Guest

    If SD comes out and plays the best game of their lives, and if Denver overlooks them and makes a lot of mistakes, SD will win. Any other scenario and this is an easy win for Denver.

    Sorry, I know how much you’d love to see SD win this game, but it’s just not going to happen. Denver might as well be playing San Diego State.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      sounds like you are already overlooking the chargers… but it’s cool.

      • Guest

        Yep, I’m already looking forward to the Colts game next week… I’m not the slightest bit worried about the Chargers. This game is a gimmie.

  • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

    Held in check… check check.. microphone check.. Broncos going DOWN! Can ya hear me in the back?