- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

DENVER (9-2) at SAN DIEGO (3-8)

Sunday, 4 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 6 ½

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Broncos 7-4, Chargers 4-7

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 61-49-1

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Chargers 22-10, Dec. 14, 2014

LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Patriots 30-24 (OT); Chargers beat Jaguars 31-25

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 4, Chargers No. 28





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos have won three straight against Chargers, including in playoffs in 2013 season, and six of seven. … With Peyton Manning injured, Brock Osweiler is first Broncos QB to win his first two NFL starts since John Elway in 1983. Osweiler is 10th QB to win his first two starts with the Broncos. Kyle Orton (2009), Craig Morton (1977) hold team record with six straight wins at start of their Broncos career. … Denver coming off OT win against Tom Brady, previously undefeated Patriots. … Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman played for San Diego State, which hosts Air Force in Mountain West Conference championship game Saturday. … This could be second-to-last NFL game in San Diego. Chargers chairman Dean Spanos wants to move team to industrial suburb of Los Angeles. … Game comes four days after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said time has pretty much run out for San Diego. Goodell said San Diego, Oakland, St. Louis must have viable stadium plans by Dec. 28. NFL owners expected to vote on L.A. relocation in January. … Chargers walked away from negotiations with city, county for new stadium in mid-June. … Chargers coach Mike McCoy is 1-4 against Denver, where he was on staff from 2009-2012. … San Diego RB Melvin Gordon, team’s first-round draft pick, still looking for first NFL TD. … Philip Rivers reached 40,000-yard milestone in win at Jacksonville, in fourth-fewest games in league history, 159. … Rivers has thrown 76 TD passes to Antonio Gates, the most from a QB to TE in NFL history. Fantasy Tip: Rivers matched career-high with four TD passes vs Jacksonville, threw for 300 yards for seventh time this season.


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