The Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
In a game that started slowly, the Denver Broncos finally jumped all over their divisional foe and buried the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night. Denver’s dominant defense staunchly stopped San Diego’s rushing attack repeatedly and then the Broncos lit up the Chargers with some offensive fireworks.
Peyton Manning lit up the scoreboard again with three touchdown passes, all to Emmanuel Sanders, in a 35-21 victory over San Diego on Thursday night.
Peyton Manning threw two first-half touchdowns to Emmanuel Sanders to lead the Broncos to a 14-7 halftime lead.
Peyton Manning is certainly the center of attention on the Broncos, and a study found TV cameras find him on the sideline more than any other QB in the NFL. But is he the most-interviewed Bronco in the Denver locker room?
Peyton Manning made it clear he has put his historic performance behind him. That’s because Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers are making another Thursday night visit to Mile High.
It was a big weekend for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, the NFL’s new all time touchdown passes king, but another Bronco also had a big day for the orange & blue: Emmanuel Sanders.
Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record. Manning needs about 5,000 more yards to surpass Favre in that category, and is on track to finish his career with numbers, across the board, that might never be matched.
In a game that Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s record for the most touchdown passes in NFL history, one player who also had a notable game was wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who caught his first touchdown of the season.
Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s NFL record for career touchdown passes and the Denver Broncos beat the San Francisco 49ers 42-17 Sunday night.