Chargers Fall Short during Mile High, 35-21
October 24, 2014 - Finding Carter
Jahleel Addae stranded Demaryius Thomas usually bashful of a sticks. Britton Colquitt booted a 39-yard punt, and a Chargers forced a home group into a 10-yard holding chastisement to pierce a round adult to a San Diego 28-yard line. Snares by Eddie Royal and Antonio Gates brought adult 3rd-and-2, and Philip Rivers strike a channel Keenan Allen to pierce a sticks. The Bolts faced another discerning third down wanting 5 yards this time, and Rivers strike Oliver on a shade though he was pressed for a detriment of 3 and Mike Scfires booted a 43-yard punt to a 12 yard line. Ronnie Hillman ran for 4 yards on 3rd-and-1, and afterwards on 3rd-and-4 Manning found Demaryius Thomas for a 16-yard benefit to midfield. Denver had a third true third down, wanting 3 yards, though Ricardo Mathews detonate off a line to things Hillman for no gain. After a 33-yard punt, a Bolts took over during their possess 14-yard line. Oliver ran for 6 yards on initial down, though unfortunately was forsaken for a five-yard detriment on second. On 3rd-and-9, Rivers misfired low for Allen so Scifres unleashed a 58-yard punt that gave Manning a round during his possess 31-yard line. Sanders done a leaping 38-yard locate on initial down to put a round on a Bolts’ 31-yard line, and dual plays after a jet brush to Sanders changed a round into a red section during a 18. Demaryius Thomas held a discerning strike down to a two-yard line to finish a quarter.
After losing 4 yards on a fumbled snap, Jason Verrett brought Sanders down during a dual yard line to pierce adult a large 3rd-and-goal. Manning rolled right on a play and strike Sanders in a behind of a finish section for a 7-0 lead. Rivers strike Malcom Floyd for 16 yards on initial down, though a Chargers faced a 3rd-and 7 in that series 17 was sacked by Von Miller. A chastisement on Darrell Stuckey on a punt gave Denver a round during a San Diego 31. The Bolts forced an evident three-and-out as Shareece Wright mixed a round out of Julius Thomas’ hands. Starting during their possess 16, a Bolts faced an evident 3rd-and-7 and converted after Quinton Carter interfered with Gates during a 31. Three plays after on 3rd-and-4, Rivers found a channel Allen for 13-yards to a 50. Allen afterwards held a 10-yard quip to a 39 before Royal hauled in a 15-yarder to a 23. An bootleg hands to a face chastisement on King Dunlap pushed a Chargers back, and afterwards Rivers was sacked to make it 3rd-and-20 during a 33-yard line. Donald Butler was called for nonessential harshness to pierce a round to a 30 and give a home group a initial down. Hillman took a pitch pass down to a 3 yard line, and dual plays after Sanders scored his third touchdown of a diversion to make it 21-7. After picking adult a initial down around penalty, a Bolts had to punt after Rivers’ low pass on third down was usually out of a strech of a diving Floyd. Denver began with a round during their possess 39-yard line. On a initial snap, Wright slipped covering Demaryius Thomas, ensuing in a 23-yard gain. A reason by Orlando Franklin sprang a prolonged Hillman touchdown run, though it was called behind due to a penalty. However, on a subsequent play Richard Marshall was called for pass interference, putting a round during a 9 yard line. Two plays after Juwan Thompson barreled forward for a measure to make it 28-7. On San Diego’s subsequent drive, Eddie Royal done a 9 yard locate on 3rd-and-8 before Oliver took a brief pass for 22 yards. Eric Weddle was negated by defensive holding on Marcus Gilchrist. On a down replay, Thompson rushed adult a center for a one-yard measure and with a good additional point, a Broncos increasing their lead 35-14. After a touchback, Rivers found Allen adult a center for a benefit of 19-yards to pierce a chains. On second down, Rivers scrambled adult a center for a career-long 17-yard run. The Bolts also picked adult an additional 5 yards after bootleg hit on Denver. Ladarius Green for a benefit of nine, though on a subsequent play, Rivers lobbed a round downfield and was picked off by Rahim Moore during a Denver four. On 3rd-and-short, Manning upheld left to Welker who gained adequate yardage and afterwards some to pierce a sticks for Denver. After a two-minute warning during their possess 31, a Broncos were called for a fake start and dual plays later, were forced to punt. A prolonged run by Oliver after a kickoff lapse finished adult using a time out and a Broncos won 35-21 over a Chargers.
Down 14-7, San Diego started a second half with a ball. Keenan Allen was open for a third down pass, though he unfortunately slipped in his cut and Chris Harris snared a interception. Denver cashed in with another Emanuel Sanders touchdown to make it 21-7 and change momentum.
It was Over When…
The Bolts had usually cut a lead to 28-14, and a Denver Broncos were pushing low into San Diego territory. On 1st-and-goal during a dual yard line, Peyton Manning looked for Wes Welker usually to see Eric Weddle sky high and cradle in a outrageous interception. Unfortunately, Marcus Gilchrist was flagged for defensive holding to annul a potentially diversion changing pick. On a really subsequent play Juwan Thompson burrowed forward for a touchdown to make it 35-14 and put a diversion out of reach.
Play of a Game
Antonio Gates set a all-time receiving record on a selected Antonio Gates form play. On 3rd-and-20, a destiny Hall of Famer ran a ideal join track and cradled in a fingertip trap for 31 yards down to a two-yard line.
Stat of a Game
As remarkable above, Antonio Gates became a San Diego Chargers’ all-time personality in receiving yards with his 3rd-and-20 catch. He now leads a group in yards, receptions and receiving touchdowns.
Odds and Ends
Denver outgained San Diego 425 to 306, including a 139 to 61 advantage on a belligerent and 286 to 245 corner around a pass.
Both teams scored touchdowns on each red section outing (SD 3-3, DEN 4-4).
Philip Rivers was 30 of 41 for 252 yards, 3 touchdowns and dual interceptions for a 92.7 passer rating. In a routine he upheld Len Dawson for 19th in all-time touchdown passes with 240.
Keenan Allen led all receivers in receptions (9) and yards (73) while scoring his initial touchdown of a year.
Brandon Oliver led a Chargers with usually 36 yards on a ground.
Eric Weddle paced a invulnerability with 11 tackles.
Inactives for a Chargers include: Steve Williams, Ryan Mathews, Brandon Flowers, Donald Brown, Manti Te’o, Jerry Attaochu, Cordarro Law