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Sport McManus’ 53-yard field goal lifts Denver past Chargers 23-20

03:45  02 december  2019
03:45  02 december  2019 Source:   ap.org

Vikings rally from 20-point deficit to beat Broncos 27-23

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DENVER (AP) — Brandon McManus ’ 53 - yard field goal as time expired, set up by a long interference call, capped a furious final 14 seconds and gave the Broncos a 23 - 20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers . Rookie quarterback Drew Lock’s debut win for Denver came a month after Brandon Allen

DENVER (AP) Brandon McManus ’ 53 - yard field goal as time expired, set up by a long interference call, capped a furious final 14 seconds and gave the Broncos a 23 - 20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers . Rookie quarterback Drew Lock’s debut win for Denver came a month after Brandon Allen

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DENVER (AP) — Brandon McManus’ 53-yard field goal as time expired, set up by a long interference call, capped a furious final 14 seconds and gave the Broncos a 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Rookie quarterback Drew Lock’s debut win for Denver came a month after Brandon Allen beat Cleveland. It made the Broncos the first team in league history to have two quarterbacks start and win their NFL debuts in the same season.

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Pineiro kicked a 53 - yard field goal as time expired, giving the Bears a wild 16-14 win Sunday over the Broncos and their former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, whose gutsy 2-point call 31 seconds earlier had given Denver the lead. "Well, that was a crazy one," Bears coach Matt Nagy said.

Eddy Pineiro's 53 - yard field goal with no time left lifted the Chicago Bears to a stunning 16-14 win over the Denver Broncos, who had taken the Pineiro kicked a 53 - yard field goal as time expired, giving the Bears a wild 16-14 win Sunday over the Broncos and their former defensive coordinator Vic

The winner by McManus, who stormed off the field just before halftime when coach Vic Fangio changed his mind about letting him attempt a record 65-yard field goal, was set up by a 38-yard pass interference call on Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward Jr.

Diontae Spencer returned the kickoff 26 yards to the Denver 28 after the Chargers tied the game at 20 on Michael Badgley’s 46-yard field goal with 14 seconds remaining. With 9 seconds left, Lock threw deep down the right sideline to Sutton, who caught his two first-quarter touchdown passes.

Sutton collided with Hayward and the yellow flag came out. The Chargers argued vehemently about the defensive pass interference, giving the Broncos the ball at the Chargers 35-yard line with 3 seconds remaining.

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Pineiro kicked a 53 - yard field goal as time expired, giving the Bears a wild 16-14 win Sunday over the Broncos and That made it 13-12, and the Broncos lined up for 2. A delay pushed them back 5 yards and Fangio sent Brandon McManus out instead for the extra point from the 20 -yard line and the tie.

- Brandon McManus kicked a 34- yard field goal as time expired on Sunday to give the Denver Broncos a 23 -22 win and snap the Los Angeles Chargers ' Phillip Lindsay had 11 carries for 79 yards and Sutton had three receptions for 78 yards . Denver (4-6) had lost six of seven coming into the game.

The Chargers (4-8) continued jawing with both the Broncos (4-8) and the officiating crew as the Broncos ran onto the field following McManus’ field goal.

Philip Rivers overcame an early interception, his eighth in three games, and a 17-3 deficit with touchdown throws of 30 yards to Austin Ekeler and 36 yards to Keenan Allen. Rivers completed a 38-yard pass to Mike Williams on fourth-and-11 in the closing minutes to get the Chargers in range for the tying field goal.

Badgley missed a 55-yarder off the left upright with 9 minutes remaining after Derek Wolfe's second sack of Rivers -- his career-best seventh of the season -- pushed the Chargers back 5 yards

McManus then made a 52-yarder with 4:26 remaining to break a 17-17 tie.

With a second left in the first half, McManus trotted out for an attempt at an NFL record length of a field goal with not a hint of wind. But he was summoned back to the sideline after the Chargers sent return man Desmond King II deep in case the kick was short. McManus was furious, ripping off his helmet and slamming it to the ground.

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Pineiro kicked a 53 - yard field goal as time expired, giving the Bears a wild 16-14 win Sunday over the Broncos and their former defensive coordinator Vic In a whipsaw of emotion, cornerback Kyle Fuller, whose goal -line interception with five minutes left seemingly sealed Chicago’s win, surrendered a

Brandon McManus kicked a 53 - yard winner on the final play. But for many shivering in the seats, the day And after a three-and-out to open the game, Denver had its best drive of the day on the next Toss in a four-play field goal drive after the Broncos recovered a muffed punt and Denver had a 17-3

After a delay penalty, Lock didn't even try a Hail Mary, instead throwing a 33-yard pass over the middle to Sutton, who was tackled at the 20.

When they came out after halftime, McManus lined up at the exact spot and made a practice kick through the uprights in the north end zone.

Lock quickly provided a spark to Denver's discordant offense and sent the crowd abuzz despite nearly 20,000 empty seats. After misfiring his first pass and going three-and-out on Denver's opening drive, Luck threw a pair of TD passes to Sutton for a 14-0 lead.

Sutton's first was a diving, one-handed 26-yard grab, and his second, a 5-yard reception, was set up by rookie defensive end Dre'Mont Jones' interception at the Chargers 18.

Josey Jewell gave Lock his second short field when he smothered Troymaine Pope's muffed punt at the Los Angeles 21 in the second quarter. McManus made it 17-3.

INJURIES

Broncos: RG Ron Leary left with a concussion in the fourth quarter. ... Wolfe went out after injuring an elbow with 2:22 remaining. ... Von Miller's 95-game starting streak was snapped when he was deactivated with a left knee injury.

Lock throws 3 TDs in first half as Broncos beat Texans 38-24

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DENVER (AP) - Eddy Pineiro kicked a 53 - yard field goal as time expired, giving the Chicago Bears a wild 16-14 win over the Broncos and their former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, whose gutsy 2-point call 31 seconds earlier had given Denver the lead.

Eddy Pineiro drilled a 53 - yard field goal as time expired to lift the Chicago Bears to a wild 16-14 win over the host Denver Broncos on Sunday afternoon. Pineiro's third field goal of the game bailed out Chicago (1-1), which blew a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter before recovering. Rookie running.

UP NEXT

Chargers: visit the Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 8.

Broncos: visit the Houston Texans on Dec. 8.

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