In an AFC West showdown, the San Diego Chargers went into Sports Authority Stadium and did the improbable by defeating the Denver Broncos, 27-20, on Thursday night.

Phillip Rivers went 12-of-26 on the night and the Chargers held the Broncos to 20 points, their lowest total of the year and 20 points below their league leading average.

The Broncos are 11-3 while San Diego is 7-7 and is still fighting for a Wild Card spot.