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Peyton Manning talks with Eric Decker (credit: CBS)

Decker A Different Receiver With Manning Around

Eric Decker was the first of Peyton Manning’s workout buddies, sneaking onto high school football fields in the spring to work on his rhythm and rapport with his new quarterback.

12/19/2012

Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos runs with the ball during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on Dec. 6, 2012. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Broncos Riding High But Have Some Blemishes, Too

The Denver Broncos are as complete a team as the NFL has to offer, with Peyton Manning’s pinpoint passes and Von Miller’s sack-strips setting the tone for a squad that hasn’t lost in two months.

12/09/2012

Tight end Jacob Tamme #84 of the Denver Broncos makes a catch for a first down on fourth down against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Tight Ends Have Been Key To Broncos Turnaround

Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver’s passing game. In 2009, they had all of 27 catches. Last year, that number was just 30 – not a single one of them in the end zone.

11/30/2012

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls out plays during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Nov. 25, 2012. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Manning Shows Value Of A Solid Starting QB In Win Over Chiefs

Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards with touchdowns to Jacob Tamme and Demaryius Thomas in a 17-9 victory, the Broncos’ sixth straight. Brady Quinn threw for just 126 yards with an interception as Kansas City lost its eighth straight game.

11/26/2012

Quarterback Payton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass under pressure from defensive tackle Dontari Poe #92 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half on November 25, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium on Nov. 25, 2012. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Manning Throws 2 TDs, Leads Broncos Past Chiefs

Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns, and the Denver Broncos rallied to beat the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 17-9 on Sunday for their sixth straight win.

11/25/2012

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 4, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning Now The All-Time Comeback King

It was early November in Cincinnati. The Broncos quarterback dropped back to pass and found a receiver open for a 30-yard gain.

11/05/2012

Brandon Stokley (credit: CBS)

Brandon Stokley Cringes A Bit At Miracle Catch

Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis isn’t the only one haunted by the “Immaculate Deflection.” So is Brandon Stokley.

11/03/2012

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Joel Dreessen Catching On As Broncos’ Tight End

Colorado native and former Colorado State star Joel Dreessen has quickly become a top target for Peyton Manning in the Broncos’ high-scoring offense.

10/23/2012

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos talks with Brandon Stokley #14 and Eric Decker #87 during a 35-24 win over the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 15, 2012 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Broncos Insist Things Don’t Lighten Up Now

The Denver Broncos made it through their treacherous front-loaded schedule undeterred if not unscathed.

10/23/2012

Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos fumbles the ball under the pressure of Sterling Moore of the New England Patriots in the first half at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 7, 2012 in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Broncos Seek To Shore Up Turnover Problem

Over their first five games, the Broncos have scrapped for 13 fumbles – seven by their own offense, six when the defense is on the field. Of those 13, the Broncos have recovered two.

10/11/2012

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