Game Day Notes

BRONCOS VS. CHARGERS HISTORY

The Broncos own a 69-55-1 (.552) all-time regular-season record against the Chargers, including a 43-18-1 (.694) mark at home.

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Quarterback Russell Wilson, who has 305 career passing touchdowns, became the fifth-active signal caller to reach 300 for his carer.

Quarterback Russell Wilson has totaled the third-most rushing yards (4,948) among all quarterbacks in NFL history.

Running back Latavius Murray is 1-of-5 active ball carriers with 6,000+ career rushing yards and 50 or more rushing touchdowns.

Wide receiver Courtland Sutton, who eclipsed the 3,000-yard career receiving yards plateau in Week 4 at Las Vegas, became the third-fastest Bronco to reach the mark in team history (54 games).

Wide receiver Jerry Jeudy caught three touchdown passes against the Chiefs in Week 14, becoming the first Bronco to accomplish the feat since wide receiver Demaryius Thomas in 2014.

Wide receiver Jalen Virgil, who collected a 66-yard touchdown reception in Week 10, became just the seventh Broncos WR to score in his NFL debut and first since Demaryius Thomas in 2010.

After allowing just 18.9 points per game in 2021, the Broncos' defense has limited opponents to only 20.7 points per game this season which is the sixth-best mark in the AFC.

The Broncos' D, which led the league in red zone defense in consecutive seasons from 2019-20 ranks fourth in red zone efficiency in 2022 (48.8% — 21 TDs allowed in 43 opponent red zone trips).

Inside linebacker Alex Singleton has recorded the second most 20+ tackle games (2) among all NFL players in league history.

Safety Justin Simmons, who has 27 career interceptions, has totaled the fourth-most INTs by a Broncos safety in team history.

Safety Kareem Jackson is 1-of-3 defensive backs to accumulate 800+ tackles, 20+ interceptions and 100+ PDs since 2010.

Cornerback Pat Surtain II has posted the third-most passes defensed (24) among all Broncos in their first 32 career games.

Punter Corliss Waitman garnered Special Teams Player of the Week honors for Week 3, becoming just the fourth punter in franchise history to garner the distinction.

Kicker Brandon McManus owns the second-highest FG% in team history (82.0) and ranks second in total points and field goals made.

WHAT TO WATCH FOR VS. CHARGERS

TEAM (499 regular-season wins)

  • Needs one win to become the 17th franchise in NFL history to reach 500 regular-season wins and just the ninth since 1960.

TEAM (299 regular-season wins at home)

  • Needs one win to collect the franchise's 300th home victory, becoming the eighth team to reach the milestone since 1960.

DT D.J. JONES (6 passes defensed in 2022)

  • Needs one pass defensed to tie former Broncos DT Malik Jackson for the most PDs by a Broncos defensive tackle in a single season.

RB LATAVIUS MURRAY (54 career rushing touchdowns)

  • Needs one rushing touchdown to tie RB Melvin Gordon III for the fourth-most rushing TDs (55) by an active running back.

S JUSTIN SIMMONS (27 career interceptions)

  • Needs one interception to tie safety Steve Foley for the second-most interceptions by a Broncos player (28) in his first seven seasons.

ILB ALEX SINGLETON (141 tackles in 2022)

  • Needs 13 tackles to surpass linebacker Michael Brooks for the second-most tackles by a Bronco in a single season.

CB PAT SURTAIN II (24 PDs in first 32 career games)

  • Needs one pass defensed to tie CB Kelly Herndon for the second-most PDs (25) by a Bronco in his first 33 career games.

QB RUSSELL WILSON (4,948 career rushing yards)

  • Needs 52 rushing yards to become the first quarterback in league history to pass for 40,000 yards and rush for 5,000.