DENVER (7-1) at SAN DIEGO (4-4)
4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE -- Broncos by 7.
RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Denver 5-3-0, San Diego 5-2-1.
SERIES RECORD -- Broncos lead 57-48-1.
LAST MEETING -Broncos won 30-23 on Nov. 18, 2012.
LAST WEEK -Chargers lost 30-24 in overtime at Washington; Broncos had bye.
AP PRO32 RANKING -Broncos No. 3; Chargers No. 15.
BRONCOS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (1), RUSH (17), PASS (1)
BRONCOS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (24), RUSH (3), PASS (30)
CHARGERS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (6), RUSH (20), PASS (4)
CHARGERS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (28), RUSH (23), PASS (7)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -This is Denver's first game since defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio was elevated to interim coach to replace John Fox, who is recovering from heart surgery. ... Last time Broncos played in San Diego they scored five touchdowns in second half to recover from a 24-0 halftime deficit and win 35-24 on Oct. 15, 2012. ... Broncos have scored 343 points, most by a team through first eight games of season in NFL history. They have 30-plus points in 11 straight games. ... Manning has passed for 2,919 yards, most through first eight games in NFL history; his 29 TD passes are second-most through first eight. ... With Denver, Manning is 7-0 vs. AFC West with 18 TDs and four INTs and 117 rating. ... LB Von Miller has six sacks in four games against Chargers. ... Chargers will face two former teammates, LB Shaun Phillips and RG Louis Vasquez. ... Chargers QB Philip Rivers has 2,473 passing yards and is on pace to surpass Hall of Famer Dan Fouts (4,802 in 1981) for team single-season record. ... Rivers tops NFL with 72.2 completion percentage while Manning is second at 71.2. Manning leads with 119.4 rating while Rivers is third at 106.5.
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