Peyton Manning went virtually untouched by Kansas City’s sack-happy defense Sunday night, throwing for 323 yards and a touchdown to lead the Denver Broncos to a 27-17 victory.
Peyton Manning is taking a beating. The Broncos’ offensive line is battered and his right ankle is throbbing. And now here come the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs, leading the league in sacks.
A person with knowledge of the results says Peyton Manning’s MRI showed aggravation of his right ankle that is not expected to keep the quarterback out of next Sunday’s game against Kansas City.
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos returned home with their first regular-season loss in 378 days, which left them looking up at Kansas City in the AFC West standings.
Louis Vasquez and Manny Ramirez were guards at Texas Tech together, a position neither of them will play in Peyton Manning’s homecoming game Sunday night.
Yes, there were a few flaws among all those touchdowns. Because they’re facing a short work week, the Broncos will only receive a small “corrections reel” that details mistakes they made in their latest runaway win over Oakland.
In their 14th straight regular-season win, the Broncos rolled over the Oakland Raiders 37-21 on Monday night.
It’s hard to imagine what the scoreboard might look like if the Broncos ever do play the perfect game.
The Raiders were eager to see how their retooled offense and revamped defense stood up against the mighty Broncos. The answer on both accounts: not very well.
The Broncos have placed star offensive lineman Ryan Clady on injured reserve.