Peyton Manning threw for 286 yards and three touchdowns to Emmanuel Sanders as the Broncos cruised past the Chargers 35-21 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Sanders ended with nine catches for 120 yards, while Juwan Thompson had a pair of rushing scores for the Broncos, who lead the AFC at 6-and-1. Ronnie Hillman added 109 yards on 20 carries in the victory.
Philip Rivers finished 30-of-41 for 252 yards with three TDs and two interceptions for San Diego, which slipped to 5-and-3 with its second straight loss. Antonio Gates had a pair of TD catches and Keenan Allen had nine grabs for 73 yards and a score in the setback.
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