The Chargers Represent Quite A Challenge To Peyton & The Broncos

Peyton Manning 20-3 at home with Broncos, Chargers only Denver home loss 2012Thursday night, the 5-1 Broncos host the 5-2 Chargers on CBS and NFL Network. The Broncos are coming off a 42-17 rout of the 49ers, last Sunday night. Amid the Denver blowout, Peyton Manning threw 4 touchdown passes, while breaking Brett Favre's all-time touchdown pass mark of 508.

The Chargers fell to the Chiefs, 23-20, Sunday in San Diego.

Manning is having another stellar season, totaling 19 touchdown passes and only 3 interceptions. Philip Rivers is also having a great year, posting 17 touchdown passes, with the same low interception total of 3.

Since Manning arrived in Denver, the Broncos are 3-1 against the Chargers and are a very dominant 20-3 at home (including the postseason).

Despite this situation, the Chargers were the only team to win a regular season game in Denver last season, while only losing their January playoff matchup by 7.