Chargers come from 17 down to beat Broncos

The Denver Broncos will have to settle for second place in the AFC West for now. They had the San Diego down 17 points, but the Chargers rallied for a 35-27 win at INVESCO at Mile High.

Chargers rally from 17 down to beat Broncos - - AP
11/20/2006 - History and big leads aren't safe around LaDainian Tomlinson and the San Diego Chargers. San Diego's remarkable running back scored four times and reached 100 touchdowns faster than any player in NFL history Sunday night, leading the Chargers past the Denver Broncos 35-27 in a showdown for first place in the AFC West. The Chargers (8-2) became the first NFL team to win back-to-back games after trailing by 17 or more points, and the first club to win four straight when allowing at least 24 points in each game. With San Diego trailing 24-7, it certainly appeared the Broncos (7-3) had taken Tomlinson out of the mix for the sixth straight time in Denver, where he had averaged just 53 yards rushing in five straight losses.

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