Published: Wed, November 21, 2018
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McManus' FG as time expires lifts Broncos over Chargers

McManus' FG as time expires lifts Broncos over Chargers

There were plenty of mental mistakes coming from Los Angeles that didn't help their cause by any means and kept the Broncos in the game. Wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Courtland Sutton made crucial catches of 38 and 30 yards, respectively, on the final drive to set McManus up.

Following a controversial decision not to challenge a failed two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said he was unsure about his own team's replay protocol. He then rumbled 42 yards the other way down to the Chargers' 18-yard line and three plays later, the Broncos punched in a touchdown to make it 19-14. The 15-year veteran, who completed 28 of 43 passes, also became the sixth quarterback in league history to throw at least two touchdown passes in each of his team's first 10 games to start a season.

It was a game for the Chargers taking as they had many mental mistakes that presented the Broncos the opportunity to pull out a huge road win against an AFC West division rival. "We knew that we were going to have run the ball in order for us to win this game". He eluded the blitz and threw a 4-yard pass to a wide-open Allen late in the second quarter to put Los Angeles on top 13-6. It was Miller's first interception in a regular-season game since 2012.

The StubHub Center's home locker room was quiet.

Broncos: Host the Pittsburgh Steelers next Sunday. And now, the Chargers have three weeks to get right before their rematch with the Chiefs.

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