The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.
TE Antonio Gates, WR Legedu Naanee and RB Ryan Mathews are all out due to injury. PK Kris Brown, SS Darrell Stuckey, SS Steve Gregory, TE Kris Wilson and DL Travis Johnson are also inactive. If Philip Rivers and Billy Volek both are hurt, Brown is the team's emergency third QB.
For the Broncos, QB Brady Quinn, WR Andre Goodman, RB Laurence Maroney, CB Cassius Vaughn, OLB Robert Ayers, OLG Stanley Daniels, ORG Eric Olsen and ILB David Veikune are inactive.