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McManus’ 53-yard field goal lifts Denver past Chargers 23-20

DENVER (AP) Take a chance before halftime? No way.

Take a knee for overtime? Not a chance.

Vic Fangio bypassed a shot at a historic field goal with 1 second left in the first half because ''it wasn't desperation time.'' When the Broncos got the ball back at their 28 with 9 seconds left and the game tied, he went for it.

Offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello ''said just take a knee,'' Fangio said, ''and I said no.''

Fangio recounted the discussion after Denver's stunning 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday that included two field goals in the final 14 seconds.

''First, I was looking for a big play that could get a big chunk over the middle, bang a timeout, and we didn't like that as much. I said, 'Let's go down the sideline and see what happens.'''

What happened was receiver Courtland Sutton collided with cornerback Casey Hayward Jr.

''I thought it was OPI (offensive pass interference),'' said Chargers coach Anthony Lynn.

Nope, it was defensive pass interference.

''I was trying to find the ball myself,'' Hayward said. ''I think I have the same rights to the ball as he does. ... He ran into me. I had my ground.''

Doesn't matter, suggested Sutton.

''In that situation they know they've got to throw that flag,'' Sutton said. ''They don't want to throw it in an end-of-game situation, but if you make them throw it playing through the defender for the ball they have to call it no matter what.''

The Chargers (4-8) argued vehemently about the call that gave the Broncos (4-8) the ball at the Chargers 35-yard line with 3 seconds remaining, allowing Brandon McManus a shot at being the hero, if not historic.

His 53-yard field goal as time expired capped a furious final 14 seconds and gave the Broncos a sweep of their AFC West rivals.

Rookie quarterback Drew Lock's debut win for Denver included a pair of touchdown throws to Sutton but just 134 yards passing and it came a month after Brandon Allen beat Cleveland. It made the Broncos the first team in league history to have two quarterbacks start and win their NFL debuts in the same season.

''I thought beating Arkansas my junior year was really cool,'' said Lock, a second-round pick from Missouri. ''But winning your first start is definitely a little cooler.''

Phillip Rivers drove the Chargers to the tying field goal, a 46-yarder by Michael Badgley with 14 seconds left and was prepared for overtime when Diontae Spencer returned the kickoff 26 yards to the Denver 28.

''We had a thought of kneeling at first,'' Lock said, ''but we saw Spencer bring it out the way he did. So we thought, all right, let's try to get to the 50, a little past the 50 and give Brandon a chance.''

The Chargers continued jawing with both the Broncos and the officiating crew as the Broncos ran onto the field following McManus' winner.

Rivers overcame an early interception, his eighth in three games, and a 17-3 deficit with touchdown throws of 30 yards to Austin Ekeler and 36 yards to Keenan Allen. Rivers completed a 38-yard pass to Mike Williams on fourth-and-11 in the closing minutes to get the Chargers in range for the tying field goal.

Badgley missed a 55-yarder off the left upright with 9 minutes remaining after Derek Wolfe's second sack of Rivers - his career-best seventh of the season - pushed the Chargers back 5 yards

NO SHOT

With a second left in the first half, McManus trotted out for an attempt at an NFL record 65-yard field goal with not a hint of wind. But he was summoned back to the sideline after the Chargers sent return man Desmond King II deep in case the kick was short. McManus was furious, ripping off his helmet and slamming it to the ground.

''I knew I could make it, they've seen me make it in practice and we're right at the line that I gave him,'' said McManus, who lined up at the exact spot when he came back from halftime and made the practice kick through the uprights in the north end zone.

A subtle message.

''Of course it is,'' said McManus, explaining ''I know I can make the kick and this is a storied game that I grew up watching, it's a dream of mine to play in this league, and if I was able to have my name mentioned as the longest field goal in NFL history I would love that.''

Fangio said he's seen many a kicker alter their mechanics to attempt an extra-long kick and that affects them on subsequent attempts, a notion McManus scoffed at: ''Does a Hail Mary change the way a quarterback throws the ball?''

INJURIES

Broncos: RG Ron Leary left with a concussion in the fourth quarter. ... Wolfe went out after injuring an elbow with 2:22 remaining. ... Von Miller's 95-game starting streak was snapped when he was deactivated with a left knee injury.

UP NEXT

Chargers: visit the Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 8.

Broncos: visit the Houston Texans on Dec. 8.

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Key Players
P. Rivers 17 QB
265 PaYds, 2 PaTDs, INT
20
FPTS
C. Sutton 14 WR
74 ReYds, 2 ReTDs, 4 RECs
19
FPTS
1st Quarter
Touchdown 4:33
D.Lock pass deep right to C.Sutton for 26 yards TOUCHDOWN.
12
plays
80
yds
5:55
pos
0
6
Point After TD 4:33
B.McManus extra point is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 0:16
D.Lock pass short right to C.Sutton for 5 yards TOUCHDOWN.
6
plays
18
yds
2:56
pos
0
13
Point After TD 0:16
B.McManus extra point is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
2nd Quarter
Field Goal 9:27
M.Badgley 30 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.
14
plays
48
yds
5:49
pos
3
14
Field Goal 5:32
B.McManus 31 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.
4
plays
8
yds
2:07
pos
3
17
Touchdown 0:30
P.Rivers pass short left to A.Ekeler for 30 yards TOUCHDOWN.
3
plays
82
yds
00:22
pos
9
17
Point After TD 0:30
M.Badgley extra point is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.
plays
yds
pos
10
17
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
4th Quarter
Touchdown 12:18
P.Rivers pass deep left to K.Allen for 36 yards TOUCHDOWN.
5
plays
62
yds
2:34
pos
16
17
Point After TD 12:18
M.Badgley extra point is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.
plays
yds
pos
17
17
Field Goal 4:26
B.McManus 52 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.
8
plays
21
yds
4:48
pos
17
20
Field Goal 0:14
M.Badgley 46 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.
8
plays
56
yds
4:12
pos
20
20
Field Goal 0:00
B.McManus 53 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.
1
plays
0
yds
00:14
pos
20
23
Team Stats
Time of Pos 32:09 27:51
1st Downs 17 13
Rushing 5 3
Passing 11 8
Penalty 1 2
3rd Down Conv 5-15 7-15
4th Down Conv 1-1 0-0
Total Net Yards 359 218
Total Plays 61 53
Avg Gain 5.9 4.1
Net Yards Rushing 115 84
Rush Attempts 29 25
Avg Rush Yards 4.0 3.4
Net Yards Passing 244 134
Comp. - Att. 20-29 18-28
Yards Per Pass 8.4 4.8
Penalties - Yards 7-82 3-25
Touchdowns 2 2
Rushing TDs 0 0
Passing TDs 2 2
Other 0 0
Turnovers 2 1
Fumbles - Lost 1-1 0-0
Int. Thrown 1 1
Punts - Avg 4-35.3 5-45.2
Return Yards 0 63
Punts - Returns 1-0 0-0
Kickoffs - Returns 0-0 2-56
Int. - Returns 1-0 1-7
Red Zone Eff. 0-1 -0% 1-2 -50%
Goal to Go Eff. 0-0 -0% 1-1 -100%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Chargers 4-8 01001020
Broncos 4-8 1430623
244 PASS YDS 134
115 RUSH YDS 84
359 TOTAL YDS 218
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
P. Rivers 17 QB
20
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
69% 265 2 1 106.3
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
64.7% 3434 17 15 86.9
P. Rivers 20/29 265 2 1 20
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
M. Gordon 25 RB
10
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
20 99 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
120 468 4
M. Gordon 20 99 0 19 10
A. Ekeler 30 RB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 16 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
104 380 3
A. Ekeler 9 16 0 8 12
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
M. Williams 81 WR
11
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
7 5 117 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 38 778 0
M. Williams 7 5 117 0 52 11
K. Allen 13 WR
12
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
6 6 68 1
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 76 864 5
K. Allen 6 6 68 1 36 12
A. Ekeler 30 RB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
5 4 51 1
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 69 718 7
A. Ekeler 5 4 51 1 30 12
M. Gordon 25 RB
10
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
3 2 11 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 20 123 1
M. Gordon 3 2 11 0 6 10
H. Henry 86 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
3 2 10 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 41 497 3
H. Henry 3 2 10 0 5 1
A. Patton 16 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
2 1 8 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 3 30 0
A. Patton 2 1 8 0 8 0
V. Green 88 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 7 60 0
V. Green 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
D. Tranquill 49 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
38-12 0 0.0
D. Tranquill 7-0 0.0 0 0
B. Facyson 28 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
23-10 0 0.0
B. Facyson 5-4 0.0 0 0
T. Davis 58 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
54-42 0 1.0
T. Davis 4-2 0.0 0 0
M. Ingram 54 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
30-5 0 5.0
M. Ingram 3-0 0.0 0 0
D. King 20 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
33-10 0 2.0
D. King 3-1 0.0 0 0
D. Perryman 52 MLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
37-12 1 0.0
D. Perryman 3-1 0.0 1 0
A. Phillips 31 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
A. Phillips 2-2 0.0 0 0
K. White 44 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-9 1 0.0
K. White 2-1 0.0 0 0
D. James 33 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
D. James 2-2 0.0 0 0
R. Jenkins 23 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
28-16 3 0.0
R. Jenkins 1-0 0.0 0 0
C. Hayward 26 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-4 2 0.0
C. Hayward 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Jones 93 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-12 0 0.0
J. Jones 1-0 0.0 0 0
B. Mebane 92 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-9 0 1.0
B. Mebane 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Tillery 99 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-7 0 1.0
J. Tillery 0-1 0.0 0 0
D. Square 71 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-10 0 0.0
D. Square 0-2 0.0 0 0
J. Bosa 97 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
33-18 0 8.0
J. Bosa 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
M. Badgley 4 K
8
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
2/3 2/2
SEASON FG XP
10/13 7/7
M. Badgley 2/3 46 2/2 8
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
T. Long 1 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
4 45.3 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
36 47.4 12
T. Long 4 45.3 1 57
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
T. Pope 35 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 0.0 0 0
T. Pope 1 0.0 0 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
D. Lock 3 QB
16
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
64.3% 134 2 1 84.5
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
64.3% 134 2 1 84.5
D. Lock 18/28 134 2 1 16
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
P. Lindsay 30 RB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
17 58 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
164 766 5
P. Lindsay 17 58 0 15 5
D. Lock 3 QB
16
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 15 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
3 15 0
D. Lock 3 15 0 8 16
R. Freeman 28 RB
2
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 11 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
108 436 2
R. Freeman 5 11 0 5 2
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
C. Sutton 14 WR
19
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
5 4 74 2
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 54 906 6
C. Sutton 5 4 74 2 33 19
J. Heuerman 82 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
5 3 15 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 11 93 0
J. Heuerman 5 3 15 0 7 1
R. Freeman 28 RB
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
4 4 13 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 34 217 0
R. Freeman 4 4 13 0 6 2
D. Hamilton 17 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
3 2 12 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 13 118 0
D. Hamilton 3 2 12 0 7 1
A. Beck 83 FB
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
1 1 11 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 3 39 0
A. Beck 1 1 11 0 11 1
N. Fant 87 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
3 1 5 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 31 379 2
N. Fant 3 1 5 0 5 0
P. Lindsay 30 RB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
3 3 4 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 31 183 0
P. Lindsay 3 3 4 0 9 5
T. Patrick 81 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
2 0 0 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 5 80 0
T. Patrick 2 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
I. Yiadom 26 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
22-5 0 0.0
I. Yiadom 5-2 0.0 0 0
K. Jackson 22 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
41-17 1 0.0
K. Jackson 5-1 0.0 0 0
C. Harris 25 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
30-9 1 0.0
C. Harris 4-3 0.0 0 0
T. Davis 51 ILB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-6 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
55-33 0 0.0
T. Davis 4-6 0.0 0 0
M. Purcell 98 NT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-9 0 0.0
M. Purcell 3-0 0.0 0 0
A. Johnson 45 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-6 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
38-32 1 1.0
A. Johnson 3-6 0.0 0 0
J. Attaochu 97 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-3 0 0.0
J. Attaochu 2-1 0.0 0 0
D. Wolfe 95 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-3 0 2.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
23-11 0 7.0
D. Wolfe 2-3 2.0 0 0
W. Parks 34 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
17-6 0 1.0
W. Parks 2-2 1.0 0 0
J. Simmons 31 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
51-19 3 0.0
J. Simmons 2-3 0.0 0 0
A. Gooden 94 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
A. Gooden 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Hollins 52 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-6 0 1.0
J. Hollins 1-2 0.0 0 0
S. Harris 96 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
26-15 0 4.0
S. Harris 1-2 0.0 0 0
D. Jones 93 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-4 1 1.0
D. Jones 0-1 0.0 1 0
M. Reed 59 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
15-9 0 1.0
M. Reed 0-2 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
B. McManus 8 K
11
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
3/3 2/2
SEASON FG XP
22/26 16/17
B. McManus 3/3 53 2/2 11
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
C. Wadman 6 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 45.2 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
63 43.9 24
C. Wadman 5 45.2 2 53
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
D. Spencer 11 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 28.0 30 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
9 29.3 60 0
D. Spencer 2 28.0 30 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:31 LAC 28 3:03 6 15 Punt
4:33 LAC 25 1:21 3 5 INT
0:16 LAC 25 5:49 14 63 FG
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
5:32 LAC 25 3:08 5 21 Punt
0:52 LAC 23 0:22 3 77 TD
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 LAC 25 4:40 9 36 Punt
6:42 LAC 15 4:44 7 18 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:52 LAC 38 2:34 5 62 TD
11:30 DEN 38 2:16 4 1 FG Miss
4:26 LAC 25 4:12 8 46 FG
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 DEN 25 1:29 3 9 Punt
10:28 DEN 20 5:55 12 80 TD
3:12 LAC 18 2:56 6 18 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:27 DEN 25 1:48 3 5 Punt
7:39 LAC 21 2:07 4 8 FG
2:24 DEN 22 1:32 3 4 Punt
0:30 DEN 33 0:30 5 48 Half
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
10:20 DEN 20 3:38 6 26 Punt
1:58 DEN 14 2:06 3 3 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:18 DEN 25 0:48 2 1 INT
8:51 DEN 45 4:48 8 21 FG
0:14 DEN 28 0:14 1 37 FG

DEN Broncos  - Punt (3 plays, 9 yards, 1:29 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(15:00 - 1st) T.Long kicks 65 yards from LAC 35 to end zone Touchback.
+4 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 25
(15:00 - 1st) P.Lindsay left guard to DEN 29 for 4 yards (K.White).
No Gain
2 & 6 - DEN 29
(14:22 - 1st) D.Lock pass incomplete deep left to C.Sutton.
+5 YD
3 & 6 - DEN 29
(14:17 - 1st) D.Lock pass short left to N.Fant to DEN 34 for 5 yards (A.Phillips).
Punt
4 & 1 - DEN 34
(13:38 - 1st) C.Wadman punts 38 yards to LAC 28 Center-C.Kreiter fair catch by T.Pope.

LAC Chargers  - Punt (6 plays, 15 yards, 3:03 poss)

Result Play
+3 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 28
(13:31 - 1st) M.Gordon left end to LAC 31 for 3 yards (T.Davis; D.Wolfe).
+3 YD
2 & 7 - LAC 31
(13:03 - 1st) M.Gordon left guard to LAC 34 for 3 yards (A.Johnson; W.Parks).
+8 YD
3 & 4 - LAC 34
(12:26 - 1st) P.Rivers pass short right to M.Williams to LAC 42 for 8 yards (C.Harris) [J.Attaochu].
+8 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 42
(11:46 - 1st) A.Ekeler left guard to 50 for 8 yards (T.Davis; A.Johnson).
No Gain
2 & 2 - LAC 50
(11:20 - 1st) P.Rivers pass incomplete short right.
Sack
3 & 2 - LAC 50
(11:13 - 1st) P.Rivers sacked at LAC 43 for -7 yards (W.Parks).
Punt
4 & 9 - LAC 43
(10:37 - 1st) T.Long punts 57 yards to end zone Center-C.Mazza Touchback.

DEN Broncos  - Touchdown (12 plays, 80 yards, 5:55 poss)

Result Play
+6 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 20
(10:28 - 1st) P.Lindsay left guard to DEN 26 for 6 yards (D.James).
No Gain
2 & 4 - DEN 26
(9:58 - 1st) P.Lindsay up the middle to DEN 26 for no gain (B.Facyson).
+5 YD
3 & 4 - DEN 26
(9:18 - 1st) D.Lock pass short left to D.Hamilton to DEN 31 for 5 yards (B.Facyson; A.Phillips).
No Gain
1 & 10 - DEN 31
(8:38 - 1st) D.Lock pass incomplete deep right to J.Heuerman.
+11 YD
2 & 10 - DEN 31
(8:32 - 1st) D.Lock pass short right to A.Beck to DEN 42 for 11 yards (T.Davis).
+15 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 42
(7:55 - 1st) P.Lindsay right tackle pushed ob at LAC 43 for 15 yards (D.Tranquill).
+8 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 43
(7:18 - 1st) P.Lindsay right guard to LAC 35 for 8 yards (D.King).
No Gain
2 & 2 - DEN 35
(6:34 - 1st) D.Lock pass incomplete short left to J.Heuerman.
+7 YD
3 & 2 - DEN 35
(6:29 - 1st) D.Lock pass short right to J.Heuerman to LAC 28 for 7 yards (D.Perryman).
+2 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 28
(5:44 - 1st) R.Freeman up the middle to LAC 26 for 2 yards (D.Tranquill D.Square).
No Gain
2 & 8 - DEN 26
(5:06 - 1st) D.Lock pass short right to P.Lindsay to LAC 26 for no gain (D.King). LAC-T.Davis was injured during the play.
+26 YD
3 & 8 - DEN 26
(4:40 - 1st) D.Lock pass deep right to C.Sutton for 26 yards TOUCHDOWN.
PAT Good
(4:33 - 1st) B.McManus extra point is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.

LAC Chargers  - Interception (3 plays, 5 yards, 1:21 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(4:33 - 1st) B.McManus kicks 65 yards from DEN 35 to end zone Touchback.
+3 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 25
(4:33 - 1st) M.Gordon left guard to LAC 28 for 3 yards (J.Attaochu).
+2 YD
2 & 7 - LAC 28
(4:00 - 1st) A.Ekeler up the middle to LAC 30 for 2 yards (J.Attaochu).
Int
3 & 5 - LAC 30
(3:18 - 1st) P.Rivers pass short left intended for A.Ekeler INTERCEPTED by D.Jones at LAC 25. D.Jones to LAC 18 for 7 yards (R.Okung; S.Tevi).

DEN Broncos  - Touchdown (6 plays, 18 yards, 2:56 poss)

Result Play
-2 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 18
(3:12 - 1st) P.Lindsay right tackle to LAC 20 for -2 yards (D.James B.Facyson).
+9 YD
2 & 12 - DEN 20
(2:34 - 1st) D.Lock pass short right to P.Lindsay to LAC 11 for 9 yards (D.Perryman).
+5 YD
3 & 3 - DEN 11
(1:48 - 1st) D.Lock pass short left to J.Heuerman to LAC 6 for 5 yards (B.Facyson).
No Gain
1 & 6 - DEN 6
(1:06 - 1st) D.Lock pass incomplete short right to N.Fant (K.White).
+1 YD
2 & 6 - DEN 6
(1:01 - 1st) P.Lindsay right tackle to LAC 5 for 1 yard (B.Facyson).
+5 YD
3 & 5 - DEN 5
(0:21 - 1st) D.Lock pass short right to C.Sutton for 5 yards TOUCHDOWN.
PAT Good
(0:16 - 1st) B.McManus extra point is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.

LAC Chargers  - Field Goal (14 plays, 63 yards, 5:49 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(0:16 - 1st) B.McManus kicks 65 yards from DEN 35 to end zone Touchback.
+5 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 25
(0:16 - 1st) P.Rivers pass short left to H.Henry to LAC 30 for 5 yards (T.Davis; I.Yiadom).
+4 YD
2 & 5 - LAC 30
(15:00 - 2nd) M.Gordon left guard to LAC 34 for 4 yards (I.Yiadom J.Hollins).
+2 YD
3 & 1 - LAC 34
(14:29 - 2nd) R.Groy reported in as eligible. M.Gordon up the middle to LAC 36 for 2 yards (I.Yiadom).
+4 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 36
(13:58 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass short left to K.Allen to LAC 40 for 4 yards (W.Parks).
-1 YD
2 & 6 - LAC 40
(13:24 - 2nd) M.Gordon left tackle to LAC 39 for -1 yards (M.Purcell M.Reed).
No Gain
3 & 7 - LAC 39
(12:42 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass incomplete short right to H.Henry (T.Davis). Penalty on LAC-R.Okung Offensive Holding declined.
Punt
4 & 7 - LAC 39
(12:37 - 2nd) T.Long punts 47 yards to DEN 14 Center-C.Mazza fair catch by D.Spencer. PENALTY on DEN-D.Booker Roughing the Kicker 15 yards enforced at LAC 39 - No Play.
-2 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 46
(12:29 - 2nd) M.Gordon left tackle to DEN 48 for -2 yards (A.Johnson).
+5 YD
2 & 12 - LAC 48
(11:57 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass short left to K.Allen to DEN 43 for 5 yards (C.Harris).
+15 YD
3 & 7 - LAC 43
(11:12 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass short left to A.Ekeler pushed ob at DEN 28 for 15 yards (K.Jackson) [D.Jones].
+12 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 28
(10:41 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass short middle to K.Allen to DEN 16 for 12 yards (A.Gooden).
+4 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 16
(10:14 - 2nd) M.Gordon left tackle to DEN 12 for 4 yards (D.Wolfe; T.Davis).
No Gain
2 & 6 - LAC 12
(9:37 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass incomplete short left to V.Green.
No Gain
3 & 6 - LAC 12
(9:34 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass incomplete short right to M.Williams.
Field Goal
4 & 6 - LAC 12
(9:31 - 2nd) M.Badgley 30 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.

DEN Broncos  - Punt (3 plays, 5 yards, 1:48 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(9:27 - 2nd) T.Long kicks 65 yards from LAC 35 to end zone Touchback.
No Gain
1 & 10 - DEN 25
(9:27 - 2nd) P.Lindsay up the middle to DEN 25 for no gain (D.Perryman; B.Facyson).
Penalty
2 & 10 - DEN 29
(8:48 - 2nd) D.Lock pass short left to C.Sutton to DEN 29 for 4 yards (C.Hayward). PENALTY on DEN Illegal Formation 5 yards enforced at DEN 25 - No Play.
No Gain
2 & 15 - DEN 20
(8:26 - 2nd) D.Lock pass incomplete short left to T.Patrick.
+10 YD
3 & 15 - DEN 20
(8:23 - 2nd) D.Lock pass short left to C.Sutton pushed ob at DEN 30 for 10 yards (C.Hayward).
Punt
4 & 5 - DEN 30
(7:54 - 2nd) C.Wadman punts 53 yards to LAC 17 Center-C.Kreiter. T.Pope MUFFS catch RECOVERED by DEN-J.Jewell at LAC 21.

DEN Broncos  - Field Goal (4 plays, 8 yards, 2:07 poss)

Result Play
+3 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 21
(7:39 - 2nd) R.Freeman up the middle to LAC 18 for 3 yards (B.Facyson; K.White).
+5 YD
2 & 7 - DEN 18
(7:03 - 2nd) R.Freeman up the middle to LAC 13 for 5 yards (T.Davis).
No Gain
3 & 2 - DEN 13
(6:22 - 2nd) R.Freeman up the middle to LAC 13 for no gain (M.Ingram).
Field Goal
4 & 2 - DEN 13
(5:36 - 2nd) B.McManus 31 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.

LAC Chargers  - Punt (5 plays, 21 yards, 3:08 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(5:32 - 2nd) B.McManus kicks 65 yards from DEN 35 to end zone Touchback.
+6 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 25
(5:32 - 2nd) M.Gordon up the middle to LAC 31 for 6 yards (T.Davis; D.Wolfe).
+8 YD
2 & 4 - LAC 31
(4:49 - 2nd) R.Groy reported in as eligible. M.Gordon up the middle to LAC 39 for 8 yards (T.Davis).
+7 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 39
(4:21 - 2nd) M.Gordon right guard to LAC 46 for 7 yards (S.Harris; T.Davis).
+2 YD
2 & 3 - LAC 46
(3:41 - 2nd) M.Gordon left end pushed ob at LAC 48 for 2 yards (J.Hollins).
-2 YD
3 & 1 - LAC 48
(3:10 - 2nd) A.Ekeler up the middle to LAC 46 for -2 yards (M.Purcell J.Simmons).
Punt
4 & 3 - LAC 46
(2:32 - 2nd) T.Long punts 32 yards to DEN 22 Center-C.Mazza out of bounds.

DEN Broncos  - Punt (3 plays, 4 yards, 1:32 poss)

Result Play
-1 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 22
(2:24 - 2nd) P.Lindsay left end to DEN 21 for -1 yards (D.Tranquill).
+5 YD
2 & 11 - DEN 21
(2:00 - 2nd) P.Lindsay right tackle to DEN 26 for 5 yards (A.Phillips; D.James).
No Gain
3 & 6 - DEN 26
(1:12 - 2nd) D.Lock pass incomplete short left.
Punt
4 & 6 - DEN 26
(1:05 - 2nd) C.Wadman punts 51 yards to LAC 23 Center-C.Kreiter downed by DEN-J.Jones.

LAC Chargers  - Touchdown (3 plays, 77 yards, 0:22 poss)

Result Play
No Gain
1 & 10 - LAC 23
(0:52 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass incomplete short right to M.Gordon.
+52 YD
2 & 10 - LAC 23
(0:49 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass deep right to M.Williams to DEN 25 for 52 yards (K.Jackson) [D.Wolfe].
Penalty
1 & 10 - LAC 25
(0:38 - 2nd) PENALTY on LAC-R.Okung False Start 5 yards enforced at DEN 25 - No Play.
+30 YD
1 & 15 - LAC 30
(0:38 - 2nd) P.Rivers pass short left to A.Ekeler for 30 yards TOUCHDOWN.
PAT Good
(0:30 - 2nd) M.Badgley extra point is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.

DEN Broncos  - End of Half (5 plays, 48 yards, 0:30 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(0:30 - 2nd) T.Long kicks 62 yards from LAC 35 to DEN 3. D.Spencer to DEN 33 for 30 yards (D.King).
+7 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 33
(0:24 - 2nd) D.Lock pass short middle to D.Hamilton to DEN 40 for 7 yards (A.Phillips).
+8 YD
2 & 3 - DEN 40
(0:19 - 2nd) D.Lock scrambles left end ran ob at DEN 48 for 8 yards (B.Facyson).
+5 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 48
(0:12 - 2nd) D.Lock scrambles up the middle to LAC 47 for 5 yards (D.Tranquill).
No Gain
2 & 5 - DEN 47
(0:06 - 2nd) D.Lock pass incomplete short left.
Penalty
3 & 5 - DEN 47
(0:01 - 2nd) PENALTY on DEN Delay of Game 5 yards enforced at LAC 47 - No Play.
+33 YD
3 & 10 - DEN 48
(0:01 - 2nd) D.Lock pass deep middle to C.Sutton to LAC 19 for 33 yards (D.King).

LAC Chargers  - Punt (9 plays, 36 yards, 4:40 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(15:00 - 3rd) B.McManus kicks 65 yards from DEN 35 to end zone Touchback.
+7 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 25
(15:00 - 3rd) M.Gordon right end pushed ob at LAC 32 for 7 yards (W.Parks; C.Harris).
Penalty
2 & 3 - LAC 32
(14:34 - 3rd) PENALTY on LAC-S.Tevi False Start 5 yards enforced at LAC 32 - No Play.
+9 YD
2 & 8 - LAC 27
(14:14 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass short right to M.Williams ran ob at LAC 36 for 9 yards.
+19 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 36
(13:51 - 3rd) M.Gordon right end pushed ob at DEN 45 for 19 yards (J.Simmons; A.Johnson).
+3 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 45
(13:09 - 3rd) A.Ekeler right end to DEN 42 for 3 yards (I.Yiadom).
No Gain
2 & 7 - LAC 42
(12:32 - 3rd) Direct snap to T.Taylor. T.Taylor to DEN 49 for -7 yards. Lateral to P.Rivers. P.Rivers pass incomplete short middle.
+11 YD
3 & 7 - LAC 42
(12:27 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass short left to K.Allen to DEN 31 for 11 yards (C.Harris).
No Gain
1 & 10 - LAC 31
(11:57 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass incomplete short right to A.Patton.
+1 YD
2 & 10 - LAC 31
(11:51 - 3rd) M.Gordon left tackle to DEN 30 for 1 yard (S.Harris).
Sack
3 & 9 - LAC 30
(11:08 - 3rd) P.Rivers sacked at DEN 39 for -9 yards (D.Wolfe).
Punt
4 & 18 - LAC 39
(10:26 - 3rd) T.Long punts 39 yards to end zone Center-C.Mazza Touchback.

DEN Broncos  - Punt (6 plays, 26 yards, 3:38 poss)

Result Play
+2 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 20
(10:20 - 3rd) D.Lock scrambles left end ran ob at DEN 22 for 2 yards (T.Davis).
+3 YD
2 & 8 - DEN 22
(9:48 - 3rd) P.Lindsay left tackle to DEN 25 for 3 yards (B.Facyson T.Davis).
No Gain
3 & 5 - DEN 25
(9:05 - 3rd) D.Lock pass incomplete deep right to N.Fant.
Punt
4 & 5 - DEN 25
(9:01 - 3rd) C.Wadman punts 41 yards to LAC 34 Center-C.Kreiter downed by DEN-J.Jones. PENALTY on LAC-D.Tranquill Roughing the Kicker 15 yards enforced at DEN 25 - No Play.
+6 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 40
(8:49 - 3rd) P.Lindsay up the middle to DEN 46 for 6 yards (D.Square; T.Davis).
+3 YD
2 & 4 - DEN 46
(8:09 - 3rd) P.Lindsay left tackle to DEN 49 for 3 yards (D.Perryman).
-3 YD
3 & 1 - DEN 49
(7:29 - 3rd) P.Lindsay left end to DEN 46 for -3 yards (M.Ingram J.Bosa).
Punt
4 & 4 - DEN 46
(6:50 - 3rd) C.Wadman punts 39 yards to LAC 15 Center-C.Kreiter fair catch by T.Pope.

LAC Chargers  - Punt (7 plays, 18 yards, 4:44 poss)

Result Play
-1 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 15
(6:42 - 3rd) A.Ekeler left end to LAC 14 for -1 yards (K.Jackson J.Hollins).
+5 YD
2 & 11 - LAC 14
(5:56 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass short left to M.Gordon to LAC 19 for 5 yards (D.Jones; K.Jackson).
+8 YD
3 & 6 - LAC 19
(5:12 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass short right to A.Patton to LAC 27 for 8 yards (C.Harris).
+10 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 27
(4:37 - 3rd) M.Gordon right tackle to LAC 37 for 10 yards (C.Harris; A.Johnson).
No Gain
1 & 10 - LAC 37
(4:08 - 3rd) A.Ekeler right tackle to LAC 37 for no gain (J.Simmons A.Johnson).
No Gain
2 & 10 - LAC 37
(3:25 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass incomplete deep left to M.Williams.
Penalty
3 & 10 - LAC 48
(3:18 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass short middle to A.Ekeler to LAC 48 for 11 yards (K.Jackson) [D.Jones]. PENALTY on LAC-R.Okung Offensive Holding 10 yards enforced at LAC 37 - No Play.
+6 YD
3 & 20 - LAC 27
(2:45 - 3rd) P.Rivers pass short right to M.Gordon to LAC 33 for 6 yards (K.Jackson).
Punt
4 & 14 - LAC 33
(2:06 - 3rd) T.Long punts 53 yards to DEN 14 Center-C.Mazza fair catch by D.Spencer.

DEN Broncos  - Punt (3 plays, 3 yards, 2:06 poss)

Result Play
-5 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 14
(1:58 - 3rd) D.Lock pass short left to P.Lindsay to DEN 9 for -5 yards (D.Tranquill).
+6 YD
2 & 15 - DEN 9
(1:15 - 3rd) D.Lock pass short left to R.Freeman pushed ob at DEN 15 for 6 yards (J.Jones).
+2 YD
3 & 9 - DEN 15
(0:37 - 3rd) D.Lock pass short middle to R.Freeman to DEN 17 for 2 yards (D.Tranquill).
Punt
4 & 7 - DEN 17
(15:00 - 4th) C.Wadman punts 45 yards to LAC 38 Center-C.Kreiter fair catch by T.Pope.

LAC Chargers  - Touchdown (5 plays, 62 yards, 2:34 poss)

Result Play
+1 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 38
(14:52 - 4th) R.Groy reported in as eligible. A.Ekeler right tackle to LAC 39 for 1 yard (C.Harris; M.Reed).
+11 YD
2 & 9 - LAC 39
(14:09 - 4th) P.Rivers pass short left to A.Ekeler pushed ob at 50 for 11 yards (T.Davis).
+11 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 50
(13:34 - 4th) M.Gordon right end to DEN 39 for 11 yards (K.Jackson A.Johnson).
+3 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 39
(12:57 - 4th) M.Gordon up the middle to DEN 36 for 3 yards (M.Purcell).
+36 YD
2 & 7 - LAC 36
(12:28 - 4th) P.Rivers pass deep left to K.Allen for 36 yards TOUCHDOWN.
PAT Good
(12:18 - 4th) M.Badgley extra point is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.

DEN Broncos  - Interception (2 plays, 1 yards, 0:48 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(12:18 - 4th) T.Long kicks 65 yards from LAC 35 to end zone Touchback.
+1 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 25
(12:18 - 4th) R.Freeman left tackle to DEN 26 for 1 yard (B.Mebane).
Int
2 & 9 - DEN 26
(11:41 - 4th) D.Lock pass short middle intended for T.Patrick INTERCEPTED by D.Perryman at DEN 38. D.Perryman to DEN 38 for no gain (C.Sutton).

LAC Chargers  - Missed FG (4 plays, 1 yards, 2:16 poss)

Result Play
+5 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 38
(11:30 - 4th) R.Groy reported in as eligible. M.Gordon left end to DEN 33 for 5 yards (T.Davis).
+1 YD
2 & 5 - LAC 33
(10:53 - 4th) A.Ekeler left end to DEN 32 for 1 yard (I.Yiadom; J.Attaochu).
Sack
3 & 4 - LAC 32
(10:06 - 4th) P.Rivers sacked at DEN 37 for -5 yards (D.Wolfe).
No Good
4 & 9 - LAC 37
(9:20 - 4th) M.Badgley 55 yard field goal is No Good Hit Left Upright Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.

DEN Broncos  - Field Goal (8 plays, 21 yards, 4:48 poss)

Result Play
+5 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 45
(9:14 - 4th) P.Lindsay right tackle to 50 for 5 yards (T.Davis). Penalty on LAC-J.Tillery Defensive Holding offsetting enforced at DEN 45 - No Play. Penalty on DEN-E.Wilkinson Offensive Holding offsetting.
+12 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 45
(8:51 - 4th) P.Lindsay up the middle to LAC 43 for 12 yards (R.Jenkins).
+4 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 43
(8:11 - 4th) P.Lindsay left end to LAC 39 for 4 yards (K.White D.James).
+4 YD
2 & 6 - DEN 39
(7:30 - 4th) D.Lock pass short right to R.Freeman to LAC 35 for 4 yards (M.Ingram).
+3 YD
3 & 2 - DEN 35
(6:44 - 4th) D.Lock pass short left to J.Heuerman to LAC 32 for 3 yards (T.Davis).
-3 YD
1 & 10 - DEN 32
(6:04 - 4th) P.Lindsay left end to LAC 35 for -3 yards (D.Tranquill).
+1 YD
2 & 13 - DEN 35
(5:23 - 4th) D.Lock pass short left to R.Freeman to LAC 34 for 1 yard (J.Tillery; D.King).
No Gain
3 & 12 - DEN 34
(4:36 - 4th) D.Lock pass incomplete short middle to D.Hamilton.
Field Goal
4 & 12 - DEN 34
(4:31 - 4th) B.McManus 52 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.

LAC Chargers  - Field Goal (8 plays, 46 yards, 4:12 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(4:26 - 4th) B.McManus kicks 65 yards from DEN 35 to end zone Touchback.
+4 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 25
(4:26 - 4th) M.Gordon up the middle to LAC 29 for 4 yards (A.Johnson).
-5 YD
2 & 6 - LAC 29
(3:48 - 4th) P.Rivers pass short right to A.Ekeler to LAC 24 for -5 yards (A.Johnson).
+10 YD
3 & 11 - LAC 24
(3:03 - 4th) P.Rivers pass short left to M.Williams to LAC 34 for 10 yards (I.Yiadom).
Penalty
4 & 1 - LAC 34
(2:22 - 4th) DEN-D.Wolfe was injured during the play. PENALTY on LAC-D.Feeney False Start 5 yards enforced at LAC 34 - No Play.
Penalty
4 & 6 - LAC 29
(2:22 - 4th) PENALTY on LAC-R.Okung False Start 5 yards enforced at LAC 29 - No Play.
+38 YD
4 & 11 - LAC 24
(2:22 - 4th) P.Rivers pass deep left to M.Williams to DEN 38 for 38 yards (I.Yiadom).
+4 YD
1 & 10 - LAC 38
(2:00 - 4th) A.Ekeler up the middle to DEN 34 for 4 yards (J.Simmons; S.Harris).
+5 YD
2 & 6 - LAC 34
(1:30 - 4th) P.Rivers pass short middle to H.Henry to DEN 29 for 5 yards (T.Davis).
No Gain
3 & 1 - LAC 29
(1:04 - 4th) P.Rivers pass short right to K.Allen to DEN 29 for no gain (J.Simmons).
Field Goal
4 & 1 - LAC 29
(0:19 - 4th) M.Badgley 46 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Mazza Holder-T.Long.

DEN Broncos  - Field Goal (1 plays, 37 yards, 0:14 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(0:14 - 4th) T.Long kicks 63 yards from LAC 35 to DEN 2. D.Spencer to DEN 28 for 26 yards (J.Brown). LAC-N.Dzubnar was injured during the play.
Penalty
1 & 10 - DEN 35
(0:09 - 4th) D.Lock pass incomplete deep right to C.Sutton. PENALTY on LAC-C.Hayward Defensive Pass Interference 37 yards enforced at DEN 28 - No Play.
Field Goal
1 & 10 - DEN 35
(0:03 - 4th) B.McManus 53 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Kreiter Holder-C.Wadman.