The high powered Denver Broncos visit Qualcomm Stadium to face the San Diego Chargers.
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Even though San Diego doesn't stand out with their 4-4 record I believe the Chargers have been more successful then most experts believed they would be half way through the season. Only one defeat has come by more then a single score although I'm sure last Sunday's 30-24 overtime loss at Washington is sticking with them. The defense didn't play well with the Redskins driving the ball effortlessly in OT for the winning touchdown although they did have a pick six. The offense played well in spurts but had no threat on the ground with just 69 yards to hang their hat on and their inability to punch the ball in from the one foot line at the end of regulation was simply tough to watch if you had money on them. Philip Rivers was the offense with a 29-46 performance for 341 yards with a pair of touchdowns and two interceptions with Keenan Allen grabbing eight balls for 128 yards and a score.
Interesting match up with San Diego probably out of the postseason conversation with a loss and Denver looking to avoid falling two games behind Kansas City for the AFC West lead. The over has hit in 12 straight for the Broncos and I'm leaning that way but I don't know if I can force myself to play a total this high...