Super Bowl déjà vu – the Broncos once again fumbled on the first play of the game against the Seahawks. But this time it didn’t result in a safety and the outcome of the game was much different.
Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seahawks beat the Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a showdown that lived up to expectations.
Super Bowl déjà vu – the Denver Broncos once again fumbled on the first play of the game against the Seattle Seahawks. But this time it didn’t result in a safety and the Broncos defense was able to make a goal-line stand and hold the Seahawks to a field goal.
Peyton Manning is three touchdown throws shy of 500 for his career and a dozen short of surpassing Brett Favre for the most in NFL history.
First-year kicker Brandon McManus is making the most of his NFL tryout while Pro Bowler Matt Prater serves out his four-game suspension kicking field goals at a nearby high school.
Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris believes that even though it’s only the third week of the season, the next game against the Super Bowl champions is more important than any other right now and called it a “statement game.”
The Broncos wanted a rematch with the team that utterly abused them in Super Bowl XLVIII, but they didn’t want a hungry Seattle Seahawks squad coming off a loss. That’s just what they’ll get this Sunday.
For a second straight game, the Denver Broncos started hot and finished ice cold. They were able to hold onto their first divisional win over the Kansas City Chiefs, but the grades aren’t pretty.
In a year where the Denver Broncos had three receivers with 10 or more touchdowns last season, it seems Peyton Manning is picking up right where he left off by spreading the ball around again.
Despite Kansas City losing All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles with a left ankle injury in the first quarter against the Broncos, the Chiefs held their own for much of the first half, only to see the Broncos pull away for a 21-10 lead at halftime.