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Denver Broncos @ San Diego Chargers -- Notes Of Interest

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Date: Monday, December 24, 2007

Time: 6:30 p.m. MST

Teams: Denver Broncos (6-8, 2nd in AFC West) at San Diego Chargers (9-5, 1st Place in AFC West)

Location: Qualcomm Stadium - San Diego, CA

       

WHAT TO WATCH FOR THIS WEEK AT SAN DIEGO --

TEAM (3-GAME WIN STREAK ON CHRISTMAS EVE) - Can extend its winning streak on Christmas Eve to four games and improve its 4-3 all-time record on the date with a win.

TEAM (3-GAME ROAD FINALE WIN STREAK) - Can win its regular-season road finale for the fourth consecutive year with a victory.

TEAM (3-2 DIV. RECORD) - Can finish the year with a winning record in divisional play for the seventh time since 1995 and 18th time in club history with a victory.

TEAM (NO TURNOVERS IN LAST TWO GAMES) - Can extend its streak without turning the ball over to three games against San Diego (current two-game streak is club's longest since its four-game streak in 2005 that tied the NFL record).

TEAM (200 OR FEWER PASS YDS. ALLOWED IN LAST 4 GMS.) - Can extend its streak of not allowing more than 200 passing yards to five games against San Diego.

MIKE SHANAHAN (19-9 VS. S.D.) - Can become the only active head coach with 20 regular-season wins against multiple teams with his 20th career win against San Diego.

CB CHAMP BAILEY (24 INTS) - Needs one interception to pass Steve Atwater (24) for sole possession of eighth and two to tie Louis Wright (26) for seventh in Broncos history in career interceptions.

CB CHAMP BAILEY (304 INT YDS.) - Needs 31 interception return yards to tie Randy Gradishar (335) for 10th, 36 to tie Tom Jackson (340) for ninth and 56 to tie Louis Wright (260) for eighth in Broncos history in career interception return yards.

CB CHAMP BAILEY (3 INT RET. FOR TDS) - Needs one interception returned for a touchdown to tie Tyrone Braxton (4) and Mike Harden (4) for the most interceptions returned for a touchdown in Broncos history.

CB DRE' BLY (5 INTS) - Needs one interception to tie his single-season career high (6, 3x) for interceptions.

DE TIM CROWDER (4.0 SACKS) - Needs 2.5 sacks to tie Shane Dronett (6.5) for the fifth-most sacks by a rookie in Broncos history.

QB JAY CUTLER (3,096 YDS.) - Needs 232 passing yards to tie John Elway (3,328) for 10th in Broncos history for most passing yards in a season.

DE ELVIS DUMERVIL (11.0 SACKS) - Needs one sack to tie three players (12) for 10th, 1.5 to tie Rich Jackson (12.5) for ninth and two to tie four players (13.0) for fifth in Broncos history for most sacks in a season.

DE ELVIS DUMERVIL (4 MULTI-SACK GMS.) - Can record the most multiple-sack games in a season by a Bronco under Head Coach Mike Shanahan (1995-Pres.) with 1.5 sacks on Thursday.

DE ELVIS DUMERVIL (7 PASS BREAKUPS) - Needs one pass breakup to tie DT Michael Dean Perry for the most pass breakups (8) in a season by a Broncos defensive lineman under Head Coach Mike Shanahan (1995-Pres.).

K JASON ELAM (234 GP) - Can pass John Elway (234) for sole possession of the most regular-season games played in Broncos history with an appearance Monday.

K JASON ELAM (487 FGA) - Needs one field goal attempt to tie Jim Turner (488) for seventh in NFL history in career field goal attempts.

K JASON ELAM (599 PATs) - Needs to make on extra point attempt to become the sixth player in NFL history with 600 extra point conversions.

K JASON ELAM (12 CONSEC. FGs) - Needs to make his next field goal attempt to tie Rich Karlis (13) for third and his next seven to tie himself (19, 2x) for first in club history in consecutive field goals made.

WR BRANDON MARSHALL (2 CONSEC. 100-YD. GAMES) - Can tie Denver's franchise record for consecutive 100-yard receiving games with his third in a row on Monday.

WR BRANDON MARSHALL (86 REC.) - Needs one reception to tie Shannon Sharpe (87) for seventh, three to tie Rod Smith (89) for sixth and six to tie Lionel Taylor  (92) for fifth in Broncos history for most receptions in a season.

WR BRANDON MARSHALL (1,136 YDS.) - Needs eight receiving yards to tie Rod Smith (1,444) for 10th, 34 to tie Steve Watson (1,170) for ninth, 40 to tie Lionel Taylor (1,176) for eighth, 44 to tie Rod Smith (1,180) for seventh, 86 to tie Rod Smith (1,222) for sixth, 99 to tie Lionel Taylor (1,235) for fifth and 108 to tie Steve Watson (1,244) for fourth in Broncos history for most receiving yards in a season.

RB SELVIN YOUNG (603 YDS.) - Needs 74 rushing yards to tie Mike Bell (677) for fourth and 121 to tie Clark Gaines (724) for third in most rushing yards by an undrafted rookie in NFL history. Also needs 43 rushing yards to tie Billy Joe (646) for seventh and 74 to tie Mike Bell (677) for sixth in Broncos history in rushing yards by a rookie.

RB SELVIN YOUNG (870 COMBINED YDS.) - Needs 130 yards to reach the 1,000 combined yards mark for the season.