Surtain’s pick pair beats the Broncos to overtake the Chargers 28-13

Surtain’s pick pair beats the Broncos to overtake the Chargers 28-13

Denver Rookie Patrick Sertin II kidnapped Justin Herbert twice, and returned the second 70 yards to land It sparked a 28-7 win for the Denver Broncos over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.

The Broncos’ big win poses a confrontation with the West Asian football leaders next weekend in Kansas City, as the match between Denver (6-5) and Chiefs (7-4) was previewed through Sunday night.

Sirtain’s first interception in the end zone came on a pass that was intended for Jared Cook early in the fourth quarter. The Broncos turned that takeaway into a touchdown when Teddy Bridgewater hit Eric Subert’s tight end from 9 yards to make 21-7.

His second attack came from the hands of Austin Eckler, who watched helplessly as Sirtain embraced his second interception and sprinted into the sidelines of the jubilant Broncos to push Denver’s lead to 28-7.


Denver’s defense came in big on a day when the injury-packed attack temporarily lost Bridgewater to a lower right leg injury, interfering on the left by Calvin Anderson (knee), and left guard Dalton Reisner (back).

Bridgewater returned after the break and Bronck sealed the win by running the ball behind a makeshift streak, finishing with a 147-yard lead against the league’s most leaked defense.

The Chargers’ first two bursts in the second half consisted of twenty repetitions and took 14 minutes and 15 seconds. Both were fruitless.

Dustin Hopkins missed his first field goal attempt with the Charger, riding 52 yards left after 11 opening games that lasted 7:06.

The Broncos went three times and ate the Charger the rest of the time in the third quarter, when Denver held the ball for just 75 seconds. But in third place from the Broncos 23, Serten got Herbert’s first interception.

Drew Luke replaced Bridgewater in the first half and was criticized by Derwin James Jr. when he attempted a pass to Kendall Hinton in the closing minutes of the first half. This resulted in Herbert’s 12-yard defeat to Eckler 31 seconds before the end of the second quarter, reducing the Chargers’ deficit to 14-7 at the end of the first half.


Cook outflanked several defenders and even a teammate or two to get both feet out for 16 yards making it 28-13 with 4:34 remaining. But the chargers inexplicably went away and the pass was incomplete.

Before he got hurt, Bridgewater’s 11-yard scramble into the right pylon put Denver in a 7-0 lead. When the Broncos began their next lead, they replaced Risner with Netane Muti. Bridgewater was injured when James passed untouched in a lightning attack and shocked the middle.

A strip bag was originally judged with teammate Keizer White to recover the loose ball for Los Angeles, but that spin was reversed on review. Locke led the Broncos’ attack into the field while Bridgewater leaned to the side of the field.

Joey Bossa grabbed a strip bag in Luke’s second shot, but receiver Tim Patrick got the loose ball back for the first time. The Broncos led 14-0 on a novice rushing back Jafonte Williams 9 yards who exploded in the middle.


1-2 punch

Melvin Gordon ran back for 83 yards in 17 carryovers against his former team, and Williams gained 54 yards in 14 layups, adding 57 yards in three catches.


With LT Garett Bolles (COVID-19) and RT Bobby Massie (ankle) out, Anderson and Cam Fleming, respectively, got their start with Denver. …Rookie S Caden Sterns took the place of S Kareem Jackson (neck/shoulder).

the following

Chargers: Visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Dec. 5.

Broncos: Visit the Kansas City Chiefs to watch the peak game on December 5th.


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