Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.
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.
Some of the Arizona Cardinals are saying Sunday’s matchup in Denver is just another game. Inside linebacker Larry Foote and coach Bruce Arians know otherwise.
Sunday marks the Denver Broncos’ return to football after a one-week absence. It also means the return of one of the team’s most valued defensive players.
When you’re playing the NFC West, the games don’t get any easier. That’s the case this week for the Denver Broncos, as they face the Arizona Cardinals in Denver.
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Anybody who watched the Cardinals last year saw that they needed help at the quarterback position. Considering their options, Arizona has to be happy with their off-season addition of Carson Palmer.
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The Denver Broncos are the NFL’s hottest team, winning seven straight games, including Sunday’s 31-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. When they fly to Oakland this week, Denver will face their polar opposites in the Raiders, who have lost five straight.
Peyton Manning finished with 338 yards and three touchdown passes Sunday to lift the Denver Broncos to a 37-6 victory over the Oakland Raiders.