DENVER (0-4) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (2-2)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE — Chargers by 6½
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Denver 1-3, Los Angeles 1-2-1
SERIES RECORD — Broncos lead 66-52-1
LAST MEETING — Chargers beat Broncos 23-9, Dec. 30, 2018
LAST WEEK — Broncos lost to Jaguars 24-22; Chargers beat Dolphins 30-10
AP PRO32 RANKING — Broncos No. 27, Chargers No. 16
BRONCOS OFFENSE — OVERALL (18), RUSH (21), PASS (15).
BRONCOS DEFENSE — OVERALL (15), RUSH (30), PASS (5).
CHARGERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (5), RUSH (18), PASS (3).
CHARGERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (14), PASS (11).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Vic Fangio first of Broncos' 17 head coaches to start 0-4. ... Broncos' eight-game skid is league's longest active losing streak. ... Chargers coach Anthony Lynn, who played for Broncos for four seasons (1993, 1997-99), is 2-2 vs. Denver. Lynn is one of five coaches on Chargers staff who played for Denver. ... Los Angeles 19-6 in games played after September over past two seasons. ... Broncos' last road win Dec. 2 at Cincinnati (24-10). ... QB Joe Flacco coming off ninth career 300-yard, 3-TD game. ... Flacco 0-4 for first time in 12-year career. ... WR Emmanuel Sanders had 19th career 100-yard game last week. ... WR Courtland Sutton had career-best two TDs vs. Jacksonville. ... Rookie TE Noah Fant had first career TD catch last week. ... OLB Von Miller had two sacks against Jaguars, ending six-game sackless streak. ... Miller's 16 career sacks of Chargers most against any opponent. ... Broncos only team in league not to force turnover on defense. ... Chargers have scored on 45.9% of drives, third in league. ... QB Philip Rivers has five games since start of last season in which he has completed 80% or more. His 44 TD passes vs. Denver are second-most against any opponent. ... RB Austin Ekeler fifth in league with 480 yards from scrimmage. He has rushed for TD in five of past six games. ... WR Keenan Allen leads league with 452 yards receiving and tied for lead in receptions (34). ... Los Angeles has 14 receptions of 20 or more yards this season, second most in league. ... Chargers only team in league with two players with 400 yards or more from scrimmage (Ekeler and Allen). ... LB Thomas Davis seventh in league with 38 tackles. ... DE Joey Bosa has sack in three of past four vs. Denver. ... Defense has been flagged seven times, tied for third fewest in league. ... Fantasy Tip: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon expected to make season debut this week after holding out more than two months due to contract dispute. He has 120 or more scrimmage yards in six of past seven vs. division foes.
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