Found August 19, 2012 on Football Nation:
I think any wide receiver who managed to produce numbers with Tim Tebow launching fluttering ducks across the field deserves a pat on the back or a bonus.  Fortunately for Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas, their bonus came in the form of Peyton Manning bringing his talents to the Mile High City.  Now that Manning has arrived, training camp is wrapped up, and a couple preseason games are under the Broncos' belt, it's time to make a declaration on which Denver receiver will produce the most in the new Manning-led offense.  First a quick review of the receiver's brief careers: Eric Decker - 2010 third round pick: 2010: 6 rec, 106 yards, 1 TD in 14 games. 2011: 44 rec, 95 targets, 612 yards, 8 TD in 16 games. Demaryius Thomas - 2010 first-round pick: 2010: 22 rec, 283 yards, 2 TD in 10 games. 2011: 32 rec, 70 targets, 551 yards, 4 TD, in 11 games. Neither did much to impress in their rookie campaigns, but some contrast exists between the numbers put up l...

Madden gives Thomas, Decker big rating jumps

On Friday, EA Sports revealed ratings of wide receivers and tight ends for Madden NFL 13. Denver’s Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker received considerable rating jumps from the 2011 version of the game. Among receivers, Thomas was ranked 62nd, with an overall rating of 81 (+8 from last year).  Thomas’ speed (96), acceleration (92) and catching (85) are all rated relatively...

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Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 8/20/12

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Manning throws two picks in loss

Peyton Manning led two scoring drives but threw two more interceptions in his home debut for the Denver Broncos in a 30-10 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night. The Broncos turned the ball over on half of their six first-half possessions with Manning under center, including an interception in the red zone for the second straight week. Their 2-minute drive stalled...

Mile High Mistake

Coming off injury Peyton Manning is a sexy pick to finish among the elite quarterbacks this season. All reports from camp hint towards a full recovery from neck surgery. With young receivers Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas expectations are high in Denver. Peyton is no slouch to the spotlight leading the Colts to a bowl victory in 2006. One of Manning’s biggest knocks throughout...

Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos: NFL love ‘em & hate ‘em Preseason Week 2

Liking what I see Seattle 30, Denver 10 When: 9:00 PM ET, Saturday, August 18, 2012 Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 79° Head Official: Gerald Wright Attendance: 74012 Boxscore | Recap The Seattle Seahawks were in action Saturday night in Week 2 on NFL preseason action as they took to thin air of Denver and collided with Peyton Manning...

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