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Peyton Manning's first start with the Denver Broncos arguably exceeded many people's expectations for him.
There's no shortage of expectations for Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons following their Week 1 performance.
Manning and the Broncos visit Ryan and the Falcons on Monday night, with both quarterbacks looking to lead their teams to a 2-0 start.
Returning from a 20-month layoff that involved four surgeries on his neck, Manning was stellar in a 31-19 win over Pittsburgh last Sunday night, going 19 of 26 for 253 yards and two touchdowns.
Entering last week, Manning, who was cut by Indianapolis in March, discussed the difficulty of playing with a new organization, but he showed little rust in his first action since Jan. 8, 2011, when the Colts lost 17-16 to New York in an AFC wild-card matchup.
"It's just one game. I try to keep it in perspective," Manning said. "I know how hard I've worked to get to this point. I know how much help that I...
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Yeesh, that didn’t take long. Barely one game into his tenure as starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos and already Peyton Manning has his own corn field maze, located just outside Greeley, Colorado. He was a god in Indianapolis and I don’t remember any farmer’s doing this for him during his time with the Colts. Could be that there aren’t many corn fields in the...
Yesterday on Outside the Boxscore, we featured a post detailing a Cincinnati Reds-themed corn maze and we have enough classic one to show you.
One Colorado farm has decided to do their own version of a Peyton Manning corn maze to honor the new starting quarterback of the Denver Broncos. The work was done by Fritzler Farm in LaSalle and is set to open for the public on September...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Denver, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Hope you don’t believe in the Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx — this latest news is likely to give you a sore neck.
Peyton Manning, fresh off his on-field Denver Broncos debut, will make his in-newsstands...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Coming off a 19-for-26 performance for 253 passing yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions in an impressive 31-19 victory over Pittsburgh, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning showed the football world last Sunday that while he might have been playing his first game in two seasons, he is no less dangerous a player.
On Monday night when he visits the Georgia...
The Sunday night game at Denver between the Steelers and Broncos game was the highest-rated "Sunday Night Football" game ever and tied the 2010 NFL Kickoff opener as the highest-rated regular-season NFL game ever on NBC. NBC drew its highest-ever regular-season primetime rating in the 18-49 demographic, according to Neilsen data. Peyton Manning's first game as...
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Vote here for Peyton Manning as the GMC Never Say Never Moment for Week 1. [NFL.com]
The Denver Broncos have added a sixth center to their roster yesterday by signing Dan Koppen. I didn’t realize the position was so valued, then again, things must be pretty bad for the Broncos to be this desperate. [BroncoTalk.net]
Peyton Manning made history Sunday night by...
Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to a week 1 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season opener of NFL Sunday Night Football. While No. 18 is wearing a new jersey in Denver, he was once again No. 1 in NFL jersey sales after week 1.
Sitting out a full season did not hurt Manning on the field, and it did not hurt his popularity at all either.
In fact, not only did Manning...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. At its zenith in the 1990s, the Florida-Tennessee game meant Steve Spurrier tossing barbs, Peyton Manning throwing bombs and Sports Illustrated covers.
It was often the regular-season game of the college football season. In the first 10 years of the new SEC that added Arkansas and South Carolina in 1992, either Florida or Tennessee represented the SEC East in every...
Comments on the Denver Broncos by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
DENVER BRONCOS (6)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 7) - Peyton Manning told us he was ready. He wasn't kidding.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 7) - Peyton Manning played like he had never been away. He makes all of their weapons better.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 5) - Manning and a much improved run...
Last year we brought you our weekly rock and roll recaps, well we decided to change things up a bit this season yet still brining back those classic rock and roll tracks that everyone loves to listen to. That being said, since we already start with the some change this season we also be getting more use out of the jukebox this season using all musical genres. It’s great to...
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