Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos Rivalry: A bitter AFC West Rivalry
The National Football League has had its share of rivalries since the beginning of its history. One of the best since 1960 is the Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos Rivalry. Here a quick review of intense Chargers vs Broncos Rivalry battles.
Chargers vs Broncos Rivalry History
The two teams met for the first time on October 16, 1960, in a game that was won by the Los Angeles Chargers 23-19. Since that game, the two teams have met 114 times including one postseason game. During the regular season, they face each other 2 times per season. The Denver Broncos lead the all-time series with a 64-50-1 record including the playoffs. The last time these two teams met was last season on October 30, 2016, when the Denver Broncos won the game 27-19 against the Chargers.
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The largest victory was a 38-3 win by the Broncos in 1997 and the smallest victory was a 1 point victory by Denver two times in 2000 and 2008. They have also been a tie game on December 13, 1970, of 17-17. One of the most memorable games of Chargers vs Broncos Rivalry was on October 15, 2012, on a Monday Night Football game when the Broncos come back from a 24-0 deficit to a 34-24 win. The Broncos-Chargers rivalry has really started because the teams have always been playing in the same division since 1960 when the teams were members of the American Football League (AFL). Also, many players and coaches have been associated with both organizations over the years and that what made this rivalry more important. Some fans of both teams have also been fighting sometimes during games between the two.
Even if the rivalry is not one the biggest in the NFL, these two teams don’t like each other and we can be sure that these intense games will continue in the future and they will be exciting to watch for the fans of both teams for we hope a long time again.
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Chargers vs Broncos Rivalry Schedule 2018 years
Broncos lead 47 years old rivalry by 64–50–1 (including the playoffs). This season we will see them playing in week 1 at Mile High and in week 7 at StubHub Center. Below goes the exact date, time, place for the games.
Broncos Chargers Regular-season Week 11
Sunday, November 18 at 4:05p ET
Chargers Broncos Regular-season Week 17
Sunday, December 30 at 4:25p ET
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