Broncos lead Chargers 24-23 after 3 quarters
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Denver’s other two touchdowns were provided by
Royal’s electrifying returns at first silenced Qualcomm Stadium, then had
Just more than a minute earlier,
On Nov. 11, 2007, Sproles returned a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns in a 23-21 win against Indianapolis.
In the first quarter, after the
Rivers threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to
Rivers, in fact, was about to be dragged down by Dumervil when he threw a two-handed chest pass to
It was one of four passes by Rivers for at least 13 yards on the drive, which started at the San Diego 6-yard line.
The drive stalled, though, leading to some sideline drama involving Tomlinson.
Tomlinson wasn’t on the field on third-and-goal from the 2, when Sproles was stuffed for no gain. Coach Norv Turner had a chagrined look on his face as the
Tomlinson walked down the sideline toward the bench and flipped his helmet. When he and Turner spoke a few minutes later, L.T. didn’t appear to be looking at the coach.
The teams wore throwback uniforms, which meant a return of Denver’s striped socks. The road combo of white and brown looked like something out of Monty Python.