Peyton Manning has Justin Smith and Aaron Lynch in his sights, not Brett Favre.
Peyton Manning shrugged off the question about the meaningfulness of inevitably breaking Brett Favre’s NFL record for touchdown passes. Deep down, though, the only man to win five MVP awards must recognize what an achievement it is.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes, leaving him two shy of Brett Favre’s career mark, and the Denver Broncos beat the New York Jets 31-17 on Sunday.
For the Denver Broncos, it’s been a lucky year in terms of injuries. Though, one key strain is hurting the running back position, as well as a key backup.
Rookie Juwan Thompson gave a big boost to the Broncos’ thin running back rotation by participating in all of Friday’s final tuneup for the New York Jets.
Ronnie Hillman, the Denver Broncos’ speedy running back whose career has been scarred by fumbles, foibles and foul-ups, is set to make his first NFL start Sunday.
A little time off helped get Demaryius Thomas back on track.
Montee Ball was Mr. Durability at the University of Wisconsin, missing just one game while scoring an NCAA record 83 touchdowns. He hasn’t had the same endurance in the NFL.
Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.
In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.