(Sporting Alert) — The Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers open Week 15 of the NFL campaign at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Thursday night.
Live Coverage on NFLTV | Follow Live GameCast Stream
Wide receiver Wes Welker and defensive lineman Derek Wolfe are both inactive for the Broncos.
Welker suffered a concussion during Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans. The Texas Tech product has caught 73 passes for 778 yards and 10 touchdowns in 13 games this season.
Cornerback Champ Bailey is listed as questionable with a foot injury that has limited him to three games this season.
However, tight end Julius Thomas is active for the contest.
Meanwhile, wide receiver Keenan Allen is active and will play tonight for the Chargers.
The Broncos (11-2) are coming off a thumping 51-28 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday to easily sealed a playoffs slot. The AFC West champions will now go for another win as they seek to wrap up the division at the end of Week 15, providing that the Oakland Raiders can beat the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend.
This is second time this season that Denver and the San Diego Chargers (6-7) are facing off, with the Broncos winning the first clash 28-20 at Qualcomm Stadium.
Denver – RB C.J. Anderson, CB Champ Bailey, QB Zac Dysert, G Chris Kuper, C J.D. Walton, WR Wes Welker, DE Derek Wolfe
San Diego: Philip Rivers (QB) Ryan Mathews (RB1) Danny Woodhead (RB2) Keenan Allen (WR1) Vincent Brown (WR2) Eddie Royal (WR3) Antonio Gates (TE)