With Peyton Manning dueling Tom Brady, the game will come down to which defense is more well equipped to defend the pass. Denver looks to be that team.
Dogged by interceptions one week and incompletions the next, Peyton Manning was simply incredible Sunday in leading the Denver Broncos to their biggest blowout of the Oakland Raiders in nearly a half-century.
In a 31-25 loss to Houston on Sunday, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw 26 incompletions, the most he’s had in a single game over his 15-year career.
Matt Schaub outplayed Peyton Manning on Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes against a confused Denver defense to lead the Houston Texans to a 31-25 victory over the Broncos.
The Denver Broncos were counting on Ty Warren to anchor their run defense after sitting out the previous two seasons with injuries. That plan lasted all of five snaps.
When cornerback Tracy Porter signed with the Denver Broncos he knew he was going to be tested every game with opposing teams looking to avoid throwing Champ Bailey’s way, but against the Pittsburgh Steelers he was up for the challenge.
Peyton Manning wasn’t the only free agent who had a spectacular Denver debut. So did the man who denied him a second Super Bowl trophy and is now trying to help him hoist another.
Tracy Porter was phenomenal Sunday night, defending a career-high five passes while taking an interception to the house to seal the Denver Broncos win. He gives Denver two shutdown corners and is a valuable asset.
Although Peyton Manning attracted most of the headlines, Tracy Porter, Wesley Woodyard and Von Miller were each spectacular for the Denver defense Sunday.
Peyton Manning was near perfect while the Broncos defense played very well in their own right, Sunday night.