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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano came up with a game plan last month that helped frustrate Peyton Manning and the high-powered Broncos during San Diego's upset win at Denver.
Pagano and his defense will try to do it again Sunday when the Chargers visit the Broncos in a divisional-round playoff game.
The Chargers beat the Broncos 27-20 on Dec. 12, holding Denver to a season-low in points and only 18 yards rushing.
San Diego forced the Broncos to punt on four straight possessions in the second and third quarters, a streak that started with three straight three-and-outs.
Pagano says the keys were communicating well, not allowing big plays and tackling well.
The Chargers offense controlled the ball, helping to keep Manning off the field.
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Thursday, April 3 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-04 03:10:59 GMT
The first staff-level meeting between the Chargers and San Diego mayor's office over the National Football League team's decade-long hunt for a new stadium is scheduled for next week.
The first staff-level meeting between the Chargers and San Diego mayor's office over the National Football League team's decade-long hunt for a new stadium is scheduled for next week, a mayoral spokesman confirmed Thursday.