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.
Peyton Manning’s receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL’s new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos’ emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes to break Brett Favre’s career NFL record and the Denver Broncos led the San Francisco 49ers 21-10 at halftime Sunday night.
Corey Nelson led the star-studded Denver Broncos in tackles last week after linebacker Danny Trevathan left the game against the New York Jets with a broken left leg.
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.
Sure, there were plenty of positives to take from Denver’s 26-20 overtime loss at Seattle on Sunday that was such a far cry from the shellacking the Broncos endured in the Super Bowl. All those good things could prove ample tinder for another Super Bowl run, however.
The last time Broncos star left tackle Ryan Clady was involved in joint preseason practices, he got into a fight with current teammate DeMarcus Ware, then of the Dallas Cowboys.
Denver Broncos right tackle Chris Clark took exception when J.J. Watt pushed him around in a 1-on-1 pass-rushing drill and kept right on motoring toward the imaginary quarterback.
Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.
Orlando Franklin is still smarting over his poor performance in the Super Bowl. Not so his switch from right tackle to left guard.