Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s NFL record for career touchdown passes and the Denver Broncos beat the San Francisco 49ers 42-17 Sunday night.
There’s one notable record a Denver Broncos receiver could break this season. And not just break. Crush. Destroy. Annihilate.
The Denver Broncos’ defensive backfield has turned a corner, so to speak, and performed better this season. Just don’t tell John Fox.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes, leaving him two shy of Brett Favre’s career mark, and the Denver Broncos beat the New York Jets 31-17 on Sunday.
Through the first quarter of the NFL season, the injury reports for the Broncos and their opponents has been somewhat bland. Not this week, as Denver returns a key starters and Arizona misses their starting quarterback.
The Denver Broncos’ opponent this Sunday is one of only two undefeated teams left in the NFL after a quarter-season.
The Denver Broncos locker room was filled with more banter and bellows than usual Monday. Their early bye is over and Danny Trevathan is back.
In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.
Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seahawks beat the Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a showdown that lived up to expectations.
In Denver, the offseason was spent with “35” being shouted through the halls of the Broncos’ facility as a constant reminder.