Due to the quirks of the schedule, John Elway only faced Dan Marino twice over 16 seasons. On those rare occasions, or anytime the Broncos quarterback was facing a Joe Montana or Jim Kelly, he knew he had to bring his game up a notch.
Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor has seen the scores. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have put up 40-plus points in their first two games and made offense look easy.
Of all the ways Peyton Manning and the Denver offense have dominated over the first two games of the season, this one probably says the most.
Peyton Manning made sure John Fox’s return to Carolina was a successful one, throwing for 301 yards and a touchdown to lead the Denver Broncos to a 36-14 win over the Panthers on Sunday.
Peyton Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdown passes on Sunday, leading the Denver Broncos to a 31-23 victory over a Cincinnati Bengals team that can’t find a way to top him.
Turns out reports of Peyton Manning’s demise were ridiculously premature. Denver’s quarterback has been outstanding by every measure since throwing three interceptions in the first quarter at Atlanta a month ago.