Peyton Manning played through a thigh injury and flu-like symptoms and Connor Barth kicked five field goals to lead Denver to a 22-10 victory against the San Diego Chargers.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning came out of Sunday’s game against the Chargers in the second quarter due to a thigh injury, but returned by the start of the third quarter.
Chris Harris Jr.’s wild 2014 ride started out with a torn ACL in the playoffs and hit a high note Friday when he signed a five-year contract extension with the Denver Broncos worth $42.5 million.
With just three games left in the regular season, the Denver Broncos can clinch the AFC West and at least one home playoff game with a win at San Diego on Sunday.
Demaryius Thomas stood silently at his locker, stumped.
Peyton Manning is tied for the NFL lead with 36 touchdown passes and he’s 90 yards shy of his 14th 4,000-yard season.
Linebacker Danny Trevathan is eligible to return from IR this weekend, just in time to give Denver’s defense an added dose of nastiness for the stretch run.
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The downshifting of Denver’s high-octane offense doesn’t mean the Broncos won’t “put our foot on the gas and throw it 50 times,” insists coach John Fox.
The Broncos won their third straight game since downshifting their high-octane offense from a pass-oriented attack to a run-heavy approach.