Chargers follow familiar script, drop another close game

PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — The officials ran past a bewildered Philip Rivers, who appeared to be looking to get one of them to stop to receive some sort of explanation on a game-altering pass interference call. No one paused to offer him any. This season has been just that for Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers — inexplainable. Perplexing, too. Brandon McManus connected on a 53-yard field goal as time expired following a questionable pass interference call on Casey Hayward Jr. as the Broncos beat the Chargers 23-20 on Sunday. All eight of the Chargers' losses have been by seven points or less. This one, though, was particularly tough after Los Angeles rallied from an early 14-point deficit to tie the game. Then the pass interference call — almost par for the co
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