Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.
Through the first quarter of the NFL season, the injury reports for the Broncos and their opponents has been somewhat bland. Not this week, as Denver returns a key starters and Arizona misses their starting quarterback.
Some of the Arizona Cardinals are saying Sunday’s matchup in Denver is just another game. Inside linebacker Larry Foote and coach Bruce Arians know otherwise.
Sunday marks the Denver Broncos’ return to football after a one-week absence. It also means the return of one of the team’s most valued defensive players.
When you’re playing the NFC West, the games don’t get any easier. That’s the case this week for the Denver Broncos, as they face the Arizona Cardinals in Denver.
Andrew Luck is working again with Peyton Manning, an old friend who gave him a chance to be both a student and a counselor at the Manning Passing Academy. Together, the Colts’ past and present franchise quarterbacks, both perfectionists by trade, are trying to take the lead in making sure the Pro Bowl is taken seriously.