Found July 25, 2012 on
The nation is looking forward to the emergence of the new and improved Denver Broncos, complete with star quarterback Peyton Manning. Columnists everywhere are lining up to predict the Broncos to take the AFC West.
Question: How does Denver find a way to win the division after starting 1-6?
Yes, that's right. They will be starting the season 1-6 and that is only if they are lucky enough to find a way to beat Oakland at home, which they probably will.
This is not to say that Tim Tebow is somehow better than Peyton Manning. Peyton Manning is an uncontested, first-ballot, Hall-of-Fame quarterback. Tim Tebow is a passing fad that will crash and burn before he is cast away into distant memory.
The glaring issue is not with the quarterbacks. It's with the team. This team, its players, and the rest of the nation are all operating under the assumption that this is an 8-8 football team that won a playoff game last year.
They are living the lie and it is going to cost them.
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Peyton Manning has dealt with pressure before. He has lived with the burden of carrying the Indianapolis Colts as the team's franchise player for 13 seasons. He knows what it's like to win a Super Bowl, and knows the sting of a Super Bowl loss. Even with all of his experience, Manning is entering uncharted waters in his career. The quarterback is coming back from significant...
The Denver Broncos' acquisition of Peyton Manning set the football world on fire in late March.
The move was followed by instant rush to envision everything his decision would result in, ranging from how he would look in a Denver uniform (strange) to how he would change the team’s previously run-focused offense.
Many claimed that Denver, coming off of a playoff appearance...
Quarterback Peyton Manning took part in his first training camp practice with the Broncos on Thursday, calling it "another step" as he works toward returning to game action for the first time since 2010. Manning said he is passed the emotional part of leaving the Colts and is focused solely on getting prepared for the season. "I haven't gotten too nostalgic...
Peyton Manning and other Denver Broncos quarterback prepare to throw as they warm up for the first training camp practice of the 2012 season. (BroncoTalk.net photo)
The first training camp practice of the Denver Broncos in 2012 went off without a hitch, and in front of a record crowd.
“It was a good first day,” Peyton Manning said. “You can tell guys have been working. Guys...
Peyton Manning says it's going to take him a while to settle into his new digs in Denver after spending 14 years in Indianapolis.
He looked right at home in his new duds Thursday, though.
Manning's passes on the first day of Broncos training camp were as powerful and precise as ever, delighting his coaches, teammates and the 4,371 boisterous fans who crammed into the team...
Peyton Manning returned to his former mentor David Cutcliffe when was most in need of help this offseason.
Manning has been cleared for full participation in camp and no one expects a set back. The neck is strong and the nerves have regenerated. He's good to go...but you shouldn't discount the fact that this guy has had three neck surgeries and sat out a year.
Time to get back on the horse J…
John Elway brought Peyton Manning to the Broncos for so many reasons this offseason. One of which is not his style of socks. Peyton will bring professionalism and accountability to this offense and hopefully they let him air it out. He has some red flags, but is still a top 10 guy this season and if healthy all year, could finish in the top 5.
Peyton Manning, one of the best QBs of all time, is coming of multiple neck surgeries, has not played a game in over a year, and is playing with a new team. Still, with those questions looming over him, I have Peyton Manning ranked only behind Rodgers, Brady and Brees.
Of the QBs you could select ahead of Peyton, you can find a way to question each of them as well. Cam Newton...
Every year Chicago Bears fans and players get excited for the season to get underway.
Training camp is finally here.
The Bears take the field for the first time August 9th against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in preseason game number one.
Here are some of the best shots of Bears players during reporting day yesterday in Bourbonnais at Olivet Nazarene University.
Last Saturday, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning decided to make his first ever appearance at Mile High Stadium by attending a concert held by country superstar Kenny Chesney.
Watch as Peyton and Denver Broncos coach John Fox get invited on stage to hang with Kenny who eventually receives a signed helmet from Mr. Fox:
(Courtesy of Denver Post)