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  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM MDT Orange Night Ride

    The year's Orange Ride is scheduled for Oct. 23, 2014 with a start time of 4:30 p.m. from the Denver City and County Building. We have put together a list of activities leading up to that night's Broncos game against San Diego. We hope to see you there!
    3-4 p.m. Pregame fan rally in front of Denver City and County Building
    4:30 p.m. Ride departs Denver City and County Building to Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    5:00 p.m. Ride arrives at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    5-6 p.m. Orange Ride pregame tailgate party at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    6:00 p.m. Orange Ride departs stadium to Tavern Downtown to watch the Broncos game
    6:25 p.m. Watch the Broncos game while enjoying Tavern Downtown’s food and drink specials
    And don't forget that the Broncos and Denver B-cycle have teamed up to offer a new bike valet service for home games for the 2014 season, giving fans a place to park their bike in a secure place staffed by B-cycle volunteers!
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 6:25 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers The Denver Broncos take on AFC West opponent the San Diego Chargers on Thursady Night Football on NFL Network.
  • Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM MDT Broncos Bunch Trick-or-Treat

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  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos at New England Patriots The Denver Broncos travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots in a rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 09, 2014 2:05 PM MST Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders The Denver Broncos face their AFC West foe Oakland Raiders on the road. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 16, 2014 11:00 AM MST Denver Broncos at St. Louis Rams The Denver Broncos face the St. Louis Rams on the road at 11 a.m. MST. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins The Denver Broncos take on the AFC East Miami Dolphins. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Denver Rescue Mission Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 6:30 PM MST Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs The Denver Broncos travel to Arrowhead Stadium to face AFC West foe the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football on NBC.
  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 2:05 PM MST Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 Tribute Game Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 tribute game. Teams will be recognized before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills.

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2013 Game-by-Game: Week 10

Posted Jul 5, 2013

In Week 10 of the 2013 season, the Broncos take on the San Diego Chargers. Check out some news and notes about the matchup.

  • WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 10; 1:25 p.m. PST.
  • WHERE: Qualcomm Stadium; San Diego.
  • TV: CBS.
  • SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead, 57-48-1. 
  • JOHN FOX'S RECORD: 4-2.
  • PEYTON MANNING'S RECORD: 6-3 (0-2 in the playoffs).
  • SERIES STREAK: Denver has won three straight overall and in three of its last four trips to San Diego.
  • LAST TIME IN SAN DIEGO: Broncos 35, Chargers 24, Oct. 15, 2012. For those who believe in the notion of a single turning point to a season, this was it for 2012. The Broncos roared back from a 24-0 halftime deficit, scoring three times on Peyton Manning touchdown passes and twice on defense to pull away with 35 unanswered points. Denver's swarming defense coaxed six turnovers from Rivers (four interceptions, two fumbles), including five in the second half. The takeaway that turned the game came when Elvis Dumervil sacked Rivers and jarred the football loose; Tony Carter subsequently recovered and sprinted 65 yards for a touchdown that snuffed out a potential San Diego scoring drive and effectively represented a 10-point swing that drew the Broncos back within 24-14. Denver's defenders intercepted three fourth-quarter passes, with Chris Harris providing the final theft that he returned 46 yards for a score with 2:05 remaining, clinching the game. The win started an 11-game Broncos winning streak, while it sent the Chargers spiraling down the standings. The Chargers had lost a week earlier at New Orleans and eventually dropped seven of eight games before a 3-1 finish that wasn't enough to avoid the Chargers' first losing season in nine years.


NOTING THE GAME:

  • The Chargers' quick hire of former Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy adds an extra dose of intrigue to this always-compelling rivalry. McCoy's first task is to restore the fortunes of the Chargers' ailing offense, and that starts with the offensive line, which was the target of his first draft pick in April (offensive tackle D.J. Fluker). But in the short run, free-agent pickup Max Starks might be more crucial. With Fluker pegged for the right side, Starks appears set to handle the left-tackle position that let down the Chargers week after week last season and kept quarterback Philip Rivers under constant duress.
  • McCoy becomes the first Chargers head coach without previous head-coaching experience on the college or pro levels since Al Saunders (1986-88). 
  • John Fox is a San Diego State alumnus who played his college football in Qualcomm Stadium (then known as San Diego Stadium). His teams have won all three trips he's made there as a head coach -- each time coming back from a fourth-quarter deficit.
  • Only once (1989) have the Broncos managed to win a playoff game against anyone without first winning a regular-season game at San Diego. Even that year has an asterisk, because the Broncos' loss came in a throwaway regular-season-ending game after Denver had clinched home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. As a result, John Elway didn't play in the second half and the Broncos lost, 19-16, but followed with consecutive postseason wins to reach Super Bowl XXIV.
  • The winning team has scored at least 34 points in four of the last five games between the clubs at Qualcomm Stadium.
  • Rivers has as many home losses to the Broncos (three) as a starter as he does to the rest of the AFC West combined. The Broncos have also held Rivers below an 80.0 quarterback rating in four of their last five games against him.