Philip Rivers and Keenan Allen connected for two touchdowns to help the Chargers pull out a surprising, 27-20 win over the Broncos.
San Diego finds itself in the thick of the playoff race for the second wild card spot in the AFC at 7-and-7.
Ryan Mathews rumbled for 127 yards on 29 carries and reached the end zone.
Rivers completed 12-of-19 passes for 166 yards with the two TD passes.
Peyton Manning threw for 289 yards and two touchdowns, but had a crippling interception in the fourth quarter.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports