It seems like a long time since the Denver Broncos entered San Diego with a chance to end the Chargers playoffs hopes, but that was the case today, and that was exactly what the Broncos did.
In what can only be considered a microcosm for both teams' seasons, the San Diego Chargers found a way to defy their talent and lose, while the Broncos did just the opposite and won.
The time is slowly coming to pass where the rest of the league needs to at least acknowledge that the Broncos are not going to beat themselves anymore. Slowly, and surely, this team is relying on a now "tried and true" recipe for victory.
Here are a few things that we learned about the Denver Broncos, who are now firmly entrenched in a playoff hunt.