Peyton Manning, Von Miller combine to haunt Philip Rivers's dreams in beatdown of Chargers

The play of Peyton Maning and Von Miller couldn't be more different stylistically. The former is a perfectionist who sometimes marks TDs with the hint of a smile, but usually not, while the latter is an exuberant goofball who said one of his sack celebrations yesterday was inspired by Sonic the Hegdgehog. But the combination of the two is proving to be awesome, as the much-despised Philip Rivers has witnessed personally -- most recently in a 30-23 Broncos win that wasn't as close as the score implies.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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