The AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers is set for Feb. 2 in Denver, and a meeting between the two AFC East rivals is also on the agenda, according to a report from The Denver Post.
Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (55) is tackled by defensive tackle Chris Jones (50) during the second quarter of their game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
The Broncos and Chargers will meet on Feb. 9, 2019, in Denver.
The Chargers, who defeated the Broncos 33-16 on Sunday, have a 4-6 record against the Broncos.
The AFC Championship is the most anticipated game in the NFL this year, but this game is likely to get a lot more attention, as the Chargers’ quarterback Philip Rivers is battling injuries and will likely miss time, The Post reported.
In the AFC Championship, the Broncos, who are undefeated in their past 10 games, will host the Indianapolis Colts in their first meeting of the season.
The game will be played at SportsNet Colorado, a venue that has hosted the Broncos in previous games.
The Chargers will host Jacksonville Jaguars in their season opener.
The matchup is set to be the last meeting between those two teams.
The Denver Broncos defeated the Indianapolis Colt Chargers 33-17 on Sunday.
The Broncos finished the game with a season-high five sacks.
Denver is in the hunt for a sixth straight division title.
The AFC West is tied with the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers for the fifth-most division titles in the league.