After hurrying Denver’s quick-strike, high-octane offense through a record-shattering regular season, Peyton Manning has turned the Broncos into a slow-grinding, clock-eating machine in the playoffs.
With Peyton Manning on the verge of breaking Tom Brady’s single-season touchdown record, Houston interim coach Wade Phillips calls this “just the best year ever of any quarterback.”
After receiver Eric Decker had an unforgettable day last week against the Chiefs with four touchdowns, he followed it up with 117 yards and a touchdown against the Titans.
Ryan Lindley threw for two touchdowns for Arizona in a 32-24 victory over Denver on Thursday night that capped a wild offseason for the Broncos.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning completed 25 of 34 passes for 234 yards and a touchdown, but there were some key mistakes for the first team offense in the Broncos 27-26 win Saturday night.
That’s what 18 months as No. 18’s understudy looks like. Brock Osweiler followed Peyton Manning’s cameo appearance Thursday night with his most productive day in a Broncos uniform in Denver’s 10-6 preseason win at San Francisco.
Shaun Phillips has forced enough fumbles in his day that he doesn’t mind the occasional cleanup job of just pouncing on the ball and safely recovering it. He got a little more than that in the Broncos’ 10-6 exhibition win against the 49ers.
His throws are much stronger in his second season in Denver. His passes zip through defenders’ grasps and into his receivers’ waiting hands to the oohs and ahhs of his teammates and coaches.
D.J. Williams is no longer a Bronco. The team released him on Monday, a day before the start of the NFL’s free agency period.
Former Broncos Long Snapper Lonie Paxton didn’t take long to find a new passion after he was released by the team.