Time: 2:15 p.m. Mountain, KREZ, KRSJ 100.5 FM
OPENING LINE: Chargers by 6
RECORD VS. SPREAD: San Diego 1-3; Denver 1-3
SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead 54-47-1
LAST MEETING: Chargers beat Broncos 33-28, Jan. 2, 2010
LAST WEEK: Chargers beat Dolphins 26-16; Broncos lost to Packers 49-23
CHARGERS OFFENSE: overall (7), rush (18), pass (6)
CHARGERS DEFENSE: overall (6), rush (12), pass (5)
BRONCOS OFFENSE: overall (24), rush (T25), pass (24)
BRONCOS DEFENSE: overall (23), rush (13), pass (23).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Chargers have won 8 of last 10 meetings and are 6-2 against Broncos under coach Norv Turner. ... RB Ryan Mathews rushed for 120 yards and three TDs in last game vs. Broncos as Chargers overcame three TDs by Tim Tebow in his last NFL start. ... QB Philip Rivers is 8-2 as starter against Denver with 18 TDs and five INTs with 112.4 passer rating. Rivers leads AFC with 5,996 yards passing since start of last season. ... Mike Tolbert leads AFC RBs with 25 catches. ... WR Vincent Jackson, a University of Northern Colorado alumnus,has 20 catches for 374 yards. ... LB Shaun Phillips has three sacks in last three games against Broncos. ... LB Larry English had career-high two sacks last week. ... Rookie OLB Von Miller leads Broncos with four sacks. ... CB Jonathan Wilhite has one of Broncos two INTs and also the first two sacks of career. ... QB Kyle Orton has completed 65.7 percent of his passes for 446 yards with three TDs and one INT in two starts vs. Chargers. ... Hes one shy of 50 TD passes for Broncos. ... RB Willis McGahee on pace for 1,000-yard season after supplanting Knowshon Moreno as starter and posting two 100-yard games. He has four TD runs in last three games against San Diego. ... WR Eric Decker has four TD catches in last three games. ... Broncos have allowed 1,001 yards passing in last three games without CB Champ Bailey, who is expected to return from pulled hamstring. Thats most Broncos have allowed in three-game stretch since 1964. Bailey has four career INTs vs. Chargers. ... LB Wesley Woodyard leads Broncos with 34 tackles.