Monday Night Football Picks: Denver Broncos Vs San Diego Chargers

Vernon CroyCorrespondent IOctober 19, 2009

SAN DIEGO - SEPTEMBER 20:  A cheerleader looks on during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on September 20, 2009 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

This week features a matchup between the top two teams in the AFC West. The 5-0 Denver Broncos will travel to San Diego to meet the 2-2 Chargers. Despite being 5-0, the Broncos are actually the underdog in this one with a 3.5 point spread.

The game will be featured on Monday Night Football and should be an entertaining contest. If the Broncos win, they will have a strangle hold on the AFC West. If the Chargers can win, they will be right back in the race. So what should we expect as far as Free Monday Night Football Picks go for this Broncos Vs Chargers MNF game?

The Broncos come into this game with a lot of hype surrounding them. The experts are starting to hail them as a good team.

However, not everyone is convinced.

They are yet to beat anyone by a large margin except the Oakland Raiders. They struggled against the Browns and Bengals. They luckily beat the Cowboys on a last second stop. The ball has been bouncing their way through the first five games of the season.

However, a team winning in this fashion will not get lucky for the entire season. The Chargers could be the toughest team that they have faced all season.

The Chargers come into the game after a disappointing loss in Pittsburgh. They almost pulled off one of the best comeback wins ever coming back from 28-0 and nearly tying the game. If they can continue that magic in this game, they will be a tough opponent for the Broncos defense to stop.

If Phillip Rivers and the San Diego passing game get started, it could be a long day for the Broncos secondary. While they have a lot of big names, they can be beat. Look for this matchup to decide the game.

Check out Vernon Croy's Expert Monday Night Football Picks between the Broncos and Chargers.


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