Denver Broncos (6-10-0)

    Rivers: 'Excited' to be in the playoffs

    Philip Rivers is excited to get the chance to play in the playoffs after missing them in the 2017 season.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Joseph on future: 'I want to be here'

    Vance Joseph understands his job status is uncertain, but is hopeful for a future with the Broncos.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Chargers defense capitalizes in victory

    Chargers' defense forces two interceptions and three fumbles to lead the Chargers to a 23-9 win over the Broncos.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Addae picks off Keenum, but gives it right back

    Jahleel Addae picks off Case Keenum in the end zone but gives the ball right back after a failed lateral attempt.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Williams catches 3-yard TD

    Philip Rivers finds an open Mike Williams on the slant for a 3-yard touchdown to put the Chargers up 14-3.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Hayward returns conversion attempt for 2 points

    Casey Hayward returns an interception for a defensive 2-point conversion.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Backward pass leads to scoop and score

    The Chargers' Kyle Emanuel picks up the backward pass and takes it 18 yards for a touchdown.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Chargers vs. Broncos

    The Los Angeles Chargers take on the Denver Broncos during Week 17 of the 2018 NFL season.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Broncos Botched Backward Pass Gives LAC Defense 1st TD of the Game!

    Kyle Emanuel scoops up the fumble and returns it for a touchdown. The Los Angeles Chargers take on the Denver Broncos during Week 17 of the 2018 NFL season.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos | Week 17 Game Preview

    NFL Playbook previews the Week 17 matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Denver Broncos.

    LAC 23, DEN 9

    Keenum calls head coach Joseph 'an incredible human'

    Case Keenum backs his head coach after the Broncos' loss to the Raiders, saying that everybody in the locker room wants to win for Vance Joseph.

    DEN 14, OAK 27

    Miller after loss: 'It's been the story of the season'

    Von Miller shows his frustration after losing to the Raiders, saying that fighting hard but coming up short has been the story of their season.

    DEN 14, OAK 27

    Carr: 'Raider nation is the most loyal fans in the world'

    Derek Carr tells Scott Van Pelt just how impressed he is with Raider nation and appreciative he is of the fan base in Oakland.

    DEN 14, OAK 27

    Gruden grateful for fans after Raiders' last home game

    Jon Gruden expresses his gratitude for the fans in Oakland and reiterates that he'd like the team to keep playing at the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum.

    DEN 14, OAK 27

    Carr shows fans love after potential final game in Oakland

    Derek Carr doesn't leave the field after the Raiders' Monday Night Football victory without thanking the fans at the Coliseum.

    DEN 14, OAK 27

    Elway decides to keep Broncos coach Joseph after 5-11 season

    The Broncos general manager decided to retain his rookie head coach Monday following a 5-11 season that was in many ways the franchise's worst since Denver's dismal AFL days in the 1960s.

    Chiefs hope illness has run its course ahead of playoffs

    The Kansas City Chiefs' practice facility near Arrowhead Stadium is named for the University of Kansas Hospital, which is altogether fitting given the state of the team the past few years.

    QB-in-waiting Mahomes shows flashes of talent in Chiefs win

    The Kansas City Chiefs got an enticing glimpse of their quarterback-in-waiting with the debut of Patrick Mahomes II.

    Mahomes leads Chiefs past Broncos 27-24 in 1st start

    Patrick Mahomes II made both his first NFL start and his first NFL relief appearance a success Sunday, leading the Kansas City Chiefs past the Denver Broncos 27-24 on Harrison Butker's 30-yard field goal as time expired.

    KAN 27, DEN 24

    Chiefs, Broncos turning to young QBs in season finale

    The Kansas City Chiefs are taking the bubble wrap off rookie QB Patrick Mahomes II in their regular-season finale at Denver, where the Broncos are taking another look at Paxton Lynch , who's in danger of being their most disappointing first-round pick since Marcus Nash in 1998.

    KAN 27, DEN 24

    Von Miller just wishes final game meant more

    Von Miller wishes Sunday's season finale meant something and he yearns for the day his sage advice hits home with his younger teammates.

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    Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph watches from the sideline as his team plays the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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