Melvin Gordon's Ground Attack Not Enough for the Chargers Against the Broncos, 20-23

Mon, Dec 2, 2019 | Rob Otto

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Phillip Lindsay, a National Football League player. Deutsch: Phillip Lindsay im September 2018.
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2019-12-01 -- The visiting Chargers lose to the Broncos, 20 to 23.

Grinding it out with Melvin Gordon at runningback, the Chargers scored 20 points on the road. Philip Rivers threw for 265 yards on 29 attempts for 20 competitions. Against the Broncos, the quarterback threw 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. Mike Williams had 5 receptions against the Broncos with a total of 117 yards and 0 touchdowns. Melvin Gordon rushed for 0 touchdowns against the Broncos defense on 20 attempts for 99 yards. The Chargers ran for on 29 attempts against the Broncos with a total of 115 yards. The Chargers had a total of 359 yards against the Chargers with 17 first downs and possession time of 32:09.

The Broncos racked up 23 points on the home turf against Chargers. Drew Lock threw for 2 touchdowns and 1 interception on 28 pass attempts with 18 competitions for 134 yards. Courtland Sutton caught for 2 touchdowns against the Chargers secondary on 4 catches for 74 yards. Phillip Lindsay rushed for 58 yards on 17 attempts with 0 rushing touchdowns. The Broncos ran for a total of 84 yards as a team against the Chargers with 25 rush attempts. The Broncos went 7 for 15 on converting third downs.

Posted at Mon, December 2, 2019 07:00:16 MST