Bolts try not to fall too far behind Broncos
The San Diego
The certainly know it’s a can’t-lose game.
An intense rivalry is renewed Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium.
So, no matter what the
“I don’t know that you can ever approach a game any other way,” quarterback
This is the first of three straight division game for the Bolts, who are coming off a bye that helped soothe the physical and mental pain of once again getting exposed physically by the defending Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh
“I think mentally we understand what effect a win’s going to have and at the same time what effect a loss is going to have,” Rivers said.
“We haven’t beaten the
In the 2008 finale in San Diego, the
Not only have the
“It was mentioned,” Graham said. “We know what they’ve done to us. We don’t want that outcome this week.”
“We all know that,” Graham said. “It’s a must win for them, it’s a must win for us as well. We want to go into the bye week with a great record.”
Rivers said the
He also noted that the
In 2006, they won their final 10 to finish a franchise-best 14-2 before being stunned at home in the playoffs by New England. In 2007, they won their last six regular-season games, then made it all the way to the
“It’s been different every year,” Rivers said. “Obviously it’s early, but hopefully we can start that little run this week.”
“Every year we go in and see them, it’s always going to be a big matchup,”