It’s one thing to block for a quarterback. It’s quite another when that quarterback is Peyton Manning, the NFL version of a national treasure.
Peyton Manning’s arrival alone would have made John Elway’s second year as boss of the Denver Broncos a success.
Peyton Manning says he’s glad to have a backup stepping in at center who’s as accomplished as Dan Koppen, who spent his first nine seasons in New England snapping for another great quarterback.
Dogged by interceptions one week and incompletions the next, Peyton Manning was simply incredible Sunday in leading the Denver Broncos to their biggest blowout of the Oakland Raiders in nearly a half-century.
The Denver Broncos have placed center J.D. Walton on injured reserve with a broken and dislocated left ankle.
Newly signed Broncos center Dan Koppen practiced for the first time Thursday, while cornerback Chris Harris sits on the sideline.