- Associated Press - Thursday, October 5, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - DENVER (3-2) vs LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (2-4)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS

OPENING LINE - Chargers by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 2-2-1, Los Angeles 2-3-1

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 65-50-1

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Chargers 24-21, Sept. 11

LAST WEEK - Giants beat Broncos 23-10; Chargers beat Raiders 17-16.

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 10, Chargers No. 27

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (9), PASS (14).

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (2), PASS (6).

CHARGERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (31), PASS (4).

CHARGERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (32), PASS (4).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - AFC West rivals meet for second time in seven weeks, following Broncos’ narrow Monday night victory in season opener on Shelby Harris’ blocked field goal. … Denver has won 11 of last 13 meetings with Chargers. … Broncos haven’t played in Los Angeles area since 1994 season. They’re 5-14 in LA. … Los Angeles Chargers beat Broncos 41-33 at Coliseum on Dec. 10, 1960, before Bolts moved to San Diego. … Broncos have lost two of three with struggles from QB Trevor Siemian (69 of 116, 814 yards, 2 TDs, 4 INTs). … Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy’s second meeting with Chargers since getting fired as head coach. … New Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn won two Super Bowls as Broncos running back and served as assistant coach in Denver from 2000-02. … QB Philip Rivers’ next victory will be 100th of career. He has started 182 straight regular-season games. … Bolts have won two straight after 0-4 start in new hometown. … Chargers take fourth shot at nearing their first victory at 27,000-seat StubHub Center. … Chargers RB Melvin Gordon had four TDs in last two games, tied for league lead in scoring among non-kickers with 42 points. His four TDs receiving lead all RBs. … DEs Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram are warming up, combining for 13 sacks in six games. Bosa has 7 1/2 sacks in eight career games vs. AFC West. … Fantasy Tip: Gordon is good counterintuitive pick. Broncos have No. 2-ranked run defense, but Gordon is surging after slow start, and also excelled as pass catcher last week in Oakland.

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