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Open Thread: San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

The 4-11 San Diego Chargers travel to Denver to take on the 11-4 Broncos in a meaningless game that, for some reason, means the world to a lot of people.

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I've never heard of a more meaningful meaningless game in my life, but here we are.

I traveled to Denver yesterday to attend today's game between the Chargers and the Broncos, and my flight was full of other Chargers fans doing the same. They were even talking about getting together before the game to tailgate in the parking lot of Mile High Stadium or whatever it's called these days.

This could very well be the last game in the history of the "San Diego" Chargers. It could be the last game that Antonio Gates or Malcom Floyd ever play as members of the Chargers.

This could be the last game Mike McCoy coaches, and I still believe part of that decision will be determined with how well the team does today, on the road against a playoff team.

There are so many potential milestones happening in this one that it's easy to forget that, from a purely wins-losses perspective, this game means almost nothing. It could help or hurt the Chargers draft position a little bit, and it could keep the Broncos from potentially losing their first-round bye. There's not a lot on the line, but it seems like it is our Super Bowl.

This is going to be a weird one.