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Los Angeles heads to the Mile High City for its first meeting with the Broncos of the season, kicking off on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 1:05 p.m. PT from Empower Field at Mile High.

Sunday's game marks the 121st regular-season matchup between the teams, with Denver holding a 67-52-1 advantage. The Chargers have a 39-11 (.780) record in the series when scoring 23 or more points. While the Broncos swept the season series last year, Los Angeles looks to post a win in Denver for the second time in three seasons.

The Bolts ended their losing streak with a 10-point home win against Jacksonville in Week 7. Justin Herbert became the first rookie quarterback in history to throw for 300 yards, toss three touchdowns, run for a score and throw no interceptions in a victory. His 308.4 passing yards per game is a conference-best this season. The defense is coming off a five-sack performance and did not allow a completion in the first quarter for the ninth time in team history.

While Denver is coming off a loss to Kansas City, two weeks ago the Broncos beat New England on the leg of six Brandon McManus field goals — who now has the most games with multiple made kicks of 50-plus yards in NFL history. On offense, running back Melvin Gordon III has recorded five scrimmage touchdowns.

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Table inside Article
All-Time Series Record 52-68-1
Regular Season Series Record 52-67-1
Chargers All-Time at Broncos 18-42-1
Last Time at Broncos Dec. 1, 2019 — L, 23-20
Current Streak L, Two games
Last Meeting Dec. 1, 2019 at Den. — L, 23-20
Longest Chargers Win Streak Six games (1963-66)
Longest Broncos Win Streak Seven games (1975-78)
HC Anthony Lynn vs. Den 2-4
Lynn All-Time vs. Den.* 3-8
Most Career GP vs. Den. DE Melvin Ingram III (14)

*Both as a Player and Coach (including years as assistant)


20+: In Sunday's win vs. Jacksonville, Justin Herbert became the first quarterback this season to throw three touchdowns of 20-plus air yards in a single game.

19: Since Anthony Lynn was named head coach in 2017, the Bolts have won 19 games when having a positive turnover margin. The 19-2 record is tied for the fourth-best in the NFL over that span

96: Since Joey Bosa entered the NFL, he and teammate Melvin Ingram III are tied for the third-most QB hurries over that span and are four away from reaching 100.

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