TNF Highlights: Broncos 35 – Chargers 21


Emmanuel Sanders, Orlando FranklinDENVER – Emmanuel Sanders caught three Peyton Manning touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos improved to 6-1 on the season with a 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night.

Sanders had nine catches for 120 yards and the three scores. Demaryius Thomas added eight catches for 105 yards. Ronnie Hillman also went over the 100-yard mark on the ground, picking up 109 yards on 20 carries.

Antonio Gates had five catches and two touchdowns for the Chargers and passed Lance Alworth as the leading receiver in team history.

Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts called the action on Westwood One.

(Peyton Manning’s TD pass to Emmanuel Sanders opens the scoring)

(Philip Rivers ties the score with a TD pass to Keenan Allen)

(Sanders hauls in a long TD to put Denver up 14-7)

(Sanders strikes again and it’s 21-7)

(Juwan Thompson’s TD run makes it 28-7)

(An Antonio Gates TD makes it 28-14)

(Juwan Thompson scores again to make it 35-14)

(Gates holds onto his second TD grab and it’s a 35-21 game)

(Emmanuel Sanders’ postgame interview with Westwood One sideline reporter Chad Brown)

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