Peyton Manning has played the classic pick-your-poison trap all season, spreading the ball out evenly to his wide receivers while lighting up the scoreboard like no NFL quarterback ever has.
Wes Welker won’t play Thursday night against San Diego as he recovers from his second concussion in less than a month.
Before his out-of-the-blue four-touchdown breakout at Kansas City last weekend, the only starring role Eric Decker enjoyed this year was in his reality TV show about his wedding to country and pop singer Jessie James.
Peyton Manning threw for 403 yards and five touchdowns, four of them to Eric Decker, and the Denver Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-28 Sunday and seize control of the AFC West.
Jacob Tamme was the OTHER free agent who chose Denver as his destination last year after making a name for himself in Indianapolis.
Five days after leaving a game with a concussion, Broncos receiver Wes Welker was cleared for full practice Friday and listed as probable for Denver’s game against New England.
Wes Welker hasn’t wasted any time becoming Peyton Manning’s top target, just as he quickly became Tom Brady’s bull’s-eye in New England.
It’s now been more than a month since Peyton Manning practiced on a Wednesday.
Peyton Manning went virtually untouched by Kansas City’s sack-happy defense Sunday night, throwing for 323 yards and a touchdown to lead the Denver Broncos to a 27-17 victory.
Demaryius Thomas was named the AFC’s Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career after becoming the first Broncos receiver in a decade with a trio of TD receptions.