With both teams sitting at 1-2 they were itching for a victory. The Raiders are running away with the division and every team in the AFC West has the pressure upon them to gain some ground. The Chargers jumped out in front with a short field after a Broncos punt and Rivers locked up with his favorite target and former Patriot Aaron Hernandez on a 21 yard TD off of play action. The Broncos would put together a convincing drive converting a 3rd and long by evading a sack on Osweiler and hitting an open receiver down the middle of the field! Unfortunately this solid drive was interrupted by a SD pick six for 83 yards! The half ended 14-0 Chargers lead. After a forced punt the The Chargers took over deep in their own territory and Ryan Matthews fumbled to give the Broncos great field position. But the Chargers defense came up big and limited the Broncs to a FG. The ensuing drive Matthews broke off a huge 40 yard run to set up another 8 yard scamper for a TD making it 21-3. The Broncos were solid on defense forcing turnovers and lit up M. Floyd who fumbled the ball to the Broncos. D. Thomas scored on a 25 yard TD curl pass making it 10-21. As the second quarter was unwinding the Chargers decided to aggressively pursue more points with 2 minutes left and 3 time-outs but J. McCourty had other plans and picked off Rivers for an easy 6 points making the game 17-21! The Broncos were mounting a solid comeback until R. Matthews broke off an unexpected 76 yard TD run before the half making the game 17-28. The Broncos wouldnt give up and due to a key SD fumble were able to start the second half off with 10 points bringing the game within one point (27-28). However, the Fourth quarter belonged to the Chargers as they rattled off 17 points starting with a huge 22 yard TD to M. Floyd on 3rd down and a pick 6 by newly acquired Adam Jones! Final score: Broncos: 27 Chargers: 45. This game was obviously a lot tighter than the final score shows and skin4lyfe played a solid game from behind and almost mounted a huge comeback. GG skin4lyfe. Rivers was efficient throwing about 200 yards and two TD and Matthews came up huge with 150 yards on 19 carries but the game ball goes to Adam Jones and his crucial pick six in the forth to seal the game. He had two interceptions on the day!