Peyton Manning made quick work of the Philadelphia Eagles in a game that was billed as fast-break football at its finest.
The Denver Broncos finished the 2012 regular season as the NFL’s hottest team and nothing has changed this year.
Peyton Manning again beat younger brother Eli, throwing two touchdown passes in leading the Denver Broncos past the New York Giants 41-23 on Sunday.
So it’s absurd to think Peyton Manning can keep this up, a pace to throw for 112 touchdowns and 7,392 yards this season. Don’t laugh. Defenses sure aren’t.
Montee Ball got most of the work Monday with Denver’s starters for the first time all summer.
Utilizing an up-tempo offense, Peyton Manning & Co. were virtually unstoppable against the Rams’ starting defense. That is, until the Broncos stopped themselves by turning the ball over four times.
Denver’s young running backs Ronnie Hillman and Montee Ball want to atone for their big blunders when the Broncos host the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night in what’s essentially the final dress rehearsal for the regular season.
Derek Wolfe says he’ll be back on the football field soon. The Denver Broncos hope fellow starters Champ Bailey, Wes Welker, Louis Vasquez and Stewart Bradley will be there with him.
There’s the man who isn’t big enough, the former first-round draft pick who hasn’t lived up to his potential and the record-setting college back brought in to replace them both.
The Denver Broncos released their first training camp depth chart this fall on Sunday.