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The Buccaneers face another tough challenge this week as they travel to Denver to play the Broncos. Peyton Manning has helped lead Denver to an 8-3 record in his first season as their quarterback. Their fourth ranked defense has also played a major role as well. Control the clock Rookie running back Doug Martin only gained 50 yards on 21 carries last week against Atlanta. Tampa Bay’s best chance for winning would be to keep Peyton Manning and the Broncos’ offense on the sidelines. But the task may be tough as Denver’s run defense is ranked ninth in the NFL. Put pressure on Manning Peyton Manning is arguably the best quarterback in the current era of the NFL and some even say he is one of the best to ever play the position. But he has shown he makes mistakes when he is pressured. In a week two loss to the Falcons, he was sacked and intercepted three times. The last two weeks, he threw two interceptions and sacked five times to win by just one score in each game. The Bucs defensive front needs to get to Manning often not only to possibly rattle Manning, but help out the secondary as they will be without Eric Wright for the next four weeks due to his suspension. Score touchdowns Last week, the Bucs had several opportunities to upset the Atlanta Falcons but field goals instead of touchdowns was the eventual fate of Tampa Bay. Whether it was missed throws by Josh Freeman or key third down drops by receivers, it all happened in the opponent’s territory. The Bucs can not do that this week as Denver is third in the NFL in points scored so they have to get points on the board. Points from the end zone that is. (Photo credit: Getty Images) The post Bucs game day: Keys to the game against the Broncos appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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During Sunday’s home game against the Buccaneers, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning pretty much told the crowd to shut up while he was running his two-minute drill because they thought it would be a good time to do the wave.
“I’m all for excitement, but in a no-huddle offense, when you are calling something at the line, the quieter the crowd can be, it certainly is...
Will the real Peyton Manning please stand up?
Last month, the Denver Post ran a story about a local teenage boy who was facing an identity crisis due to him sharing the same name as the Broncos' superstar quarterback.
The 14-year-old from Littleton, Colo., couldn't even create a profile on Facebook, instead having to settle for the alias "Peyton Scott."
14-year-old Peyton Manning of Littleton, Colorado was having identity problems, and it only got worse when the Denver Broncos signed former Colts QB Peyton Manning. On top of that, the poor kid couldn't even get a Facebok page. The Humanity!
For years, Tom Moore and Peyton Manning picked apart the Tennessee Titans. Now, Manning is in Denver, and Moore is retired. He will remain retired, but according to Terry McCormick of the National Football Post, Moore has been brought in as an offensive consultant for the Titans, days after firing offensive coordinator Chris Palmer.
Former Colts OC Tom Moore has been brought in by...
Just Peyton Manning being Peyton Manning.
Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns, including one to defensive tackle Mitch Unrein, to help the Denver Broncos wrap up the AFC West with a 31-23 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Broncos (9-3) won their seventh straight and the Tampa Bay (6-6) loss clinched the NFC South for Atlanta, which won on Thursday.
Manning threw for 242 yards. He now has 29 touchdown...
(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Starter Peyton Manning is healthy. The division is wrapped up. Is it time for the rookie?
The Denver Broncos are guaranteed a playoff spot at seasons’ end, so will we be seeing rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler this year?
Maybe, but probably not until Week 17—if he is given a chance to start.
With four games to go, the Broncos (9-3) are ranked as...
On paper, the Buccaneers had one of the best drafts in team history this past April. After a couple of rookie accolades for Doug Martin and Lavonte David, this Bucs rookie class has the potential to be the best in team history. The team has seen players like Derrick Brooks, Mike Alstott ,and Doug Williams. Even Vinny Testaverde and the late, great Lee Roy Selmon. But the great...
From April 1 to Nov. 27, 2012 -- RGIII has the top selling NFL jersey
1. Robert Griffin III -- Redskins
2. Peyton Manning -- Broncos
3. Aaron Rodgers -- Packers
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Robert Griffin III has taken the NFL by storm in his rookie season with the Washington Redskins. Not only has the Heisman Trophy winner excited the league with his play on the field, but he has won the hearts of the fans as well, who have helped make his jersey the No. 1 seller in the NFL from the time he was drafted through the Thanksgiving Weekend games.
RG3 is the No. 1 jersey...
(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Following their seventh consecutive victory, a 31-23 win over Tampa Bay, the Denver Broncos have clinched an AFC West title for a second consecutive season.
The win over the Buccaneers was highlighted by defensive tackle Mitch Unrein and outside linebacker Von Miller, who accounted for two combined scores on the afternoon.
Early in the first quarter, Unrein...
DENVER -- Peyton Manning threw for 242 yards and three touchdowns, Von Miller returned an interception for his first NFL touchdown, and the Denver Broncos clinched their second consecutive AFC West title with a 31-23 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Demaryius Thomas had eight catches for 99 yards and two scores, and Jacob Tamme caught nine passes for 89 yards for the...
According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III has now surpassed Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and has the NFL’s top-selling jersey.
Top-10 Best Selling Jerseys in the NFL:
Robert Griffin III
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver's passing game.
In 2009, they had all of 27 catches.
Last year, that number was just 30 - not a single one of them in the end zone - as they were basically used as big bruising blockers in Tim Tebow's read-option offense.