Chargers drub Broncos, take AFC West lead
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- It didn't matter which quarterback the Denver Broncos had under center Sunday. The San Diego Chargers bottled up both the rusty Chris Simms and the hobbled Kyle Orton.
Philip Rivers and a dominant defense led the Chargers into sole possession of first place in the AFC West with a 32-3 drubbing of the Denver Broncos, who couldn't move the ball effectively behind either QB.
The Chargers (7-3) have won five straight and the Broncos (6-4) have dropped four in a row, turning the division race upside-down. Just five weeks ago, the Chargers trailed the Broncos by 3