Greg Cote's Thursday night NFL pick

CHARGERS (5-2) at BRONCOS (5-1)

Line: DEN by 7 1/2

Cote's pick: DEN 31-27

TV: 8:25 p.m. EDT, CBS/NFL

NFL Week 8 unfurls with a matchup of Game of the Week heft in a duel for first place in AFC West. Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers lead crazy-...

Brad Biggs' Week 8 NFL power rankings

Last week in parentheses.

1. Broncos 5-1 (1): Overlooked in hoopla surrounding Peyton Manning record was the fact they crushed 49ers in every phase.

2. Eagles 5-1 (4): Chip Kelly with extra week to prepare for trip to face talented Cardinals ...