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(Eds: Updates with details) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer In his first start in 56 weeks, Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno kept the pile moving forward, didn't fumble and didn't get hurt. It was, in his coach's eyes, such a solid performance that Moreno will start again next week, too.
Playing his first game since Sept. 17, and making his first start since Oct. 30, 2011, Moreno rushed for 85 yards on 20 carries in a steady return for the Broncos.
He ran for 30 of those yards while the Broncos were draining all but 14 seconds of the final 6:24 off the clock in their 17-9 win over Kansas City. In other words, Moreno did precisely what the Denver running game is designed to do in 2012 - complement Peyton Manning and help the Broncos salt away games.
''I thought he had a very good performance,'' coach John Fox said. ''It's the way he's going about his business up to this point. Everybody had great confidence in him and he came throu...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is fine, but he did receive a concussion test Sunday during the Broncos' 17-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post.
Manning took a blow to the head and was knocked to the ground by Chiefs defensive lineman Tyson Jackson as he threw a touchdown pass to tight end Jacob Tamme with 18 seconds left...
Broncos 17, Chiefs 9 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls!
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