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Despite only being 3-3 the Denver Broncos are the best team in the AFC and should be the favorites to represent the conference in the Super Bowl.The Broncos have played the toughest schedule in the NFL this season but their final 10 games rank as the easiest in the league.Peyton Manning has been what Denver expected and more. He has elevated the play of the entire offense and is putting the skill players in positions to make plays.The main beneficiaries of having Manning at quarterback are wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker.Thomas already has as many catches through six games as he did in all of 2011. Decker is on pace to eclipse his career bests in catches and receiving yards.Although Denver averages only 3.6 yard per carry, Willis McGahee has done a nice job of making giving the Broncos a threat. Denver was trailing a lot in their first six games so they were forced to throw the ball to come back. Over their final 10 games they play five teams in the bottom 10 in the ...
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Peyton Manning. 6'5", laser-rocket arm...Papa John's Pizza franchisee.
Peyton Manning is continuing to show his commitment to Denver on and off the field, as he was recently named a franchisee within the Papa John's Pizza brand. As the newest franchisee of Papa John's -- which is the official pizza sponsor of the NFL -- Manning, in partnership with Papa John...
The Denver Broncos are relieved Peyton Manning wasn't seriously injured on a hard hit by New Orleans Saints defensive end Martez Wilson.
The Broncos are expected to have the NFL look at the play from Sunday night's game in which Manning banged his right thumb on Wilson's helmet just before the crown of that helmet hit the quarterback in the chin.
Although no flag was...
Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos caught a wonderful 1-yard TD catch which gave the Broncos a 24-7 lead on the Saints but his celebration left a little to be desired. Check out the below video featuring Demaryius who thought it may be a good idea to dunk the football over the goal post, but just couldn’t get his footing correct. He instead settled for a more traditional...
About half the season is already over in the NFL and now is a good point to sort of reflect on the season.To take a look at some teams that are in good shape, and some that aren't in good shape. Right now, I want to focus on the Denver Broncos and talk about them for a little bit.The Broncos are one of the teams that are looking really good, and should continue to look even better...
When Peyton Manning left Indianapolis, that was it, that was all. Not just for the Colts, but also for the fabric and definition of Indiana sports in general. You attach your identity to certain historical sports greats, legends and memories. All of Indiana's -- not just Manning -- were fading or gone.
Indiana sports were basically in shambles, living on memories. That was way...
Peyton Manning might have to change his nickname to the "Pizza Man."
Throughout his career Manning has been one of the most-endorsed athletes in sports, not just lending his name to products, but proving he's an adept actor, as well. So, in his continuing effort to set up his life post-football, the Super Bowl champion announced the purchase of 21 Papa John's pizza...
Anyone who pays attention to sports had to know that replacement referee costumes would be popular this Halloween. However, you would have to be pretty bold to be an NFL star and go down that road, but Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas clearly had no problem doing that recently. As you can see from the photo above that Peter Burns shared with us on Twitter, Thomas went with...
So Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas dressed up as a replacement referee for Halloween, and somehow I’m not the least bit impressed. The NFL just finished up week 8 and the replacement officials haven’t been seen or heard from since week 3, which makes this costume rather lame. Now, had he worn the outfit and added a Home Depot apron or something, then maybe Thomas would...
The dinged-up thumb. The New Orleans defense.
Neither came close to slowing down Peyton Manning on Sunday night.
Despite banging his throwing thumb on an opponent's helmet in the second quarter, Manning passed for 305 yards and three scores, led a pair of 90-plus-yard touchdown drives and easily outplayed Drew Brees to lead the Denver Broncos to a 34-14 victory over the Saints...
NO FUN LEAGUE
The Broncos brought in Brandon Stokley to provide veteran leadership, and that's exactly what he did for Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker on Sunday.
What’s not to like Juan?
DeMaryius Thomas has taken his freak physical attributes and mixed it with the knowledge of Peyton Manning this season. He is one of the best fantasy WRs already and his star is on the rise.
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Hero: Andrew LuckColts fans have to be happy with Luck. How often does a franchise luck into drafting back-to-back Hall-of-Fame-caliber guys?There was Montana and Young and maybe now Manning and Luck.Indianapolis knew they were getting a guy who would transition into the NFL well, but there was no indication he would be this good so soon. It wasn’t an exceptional game: 26 of 38...
I was originally going to lead off with talking about Stafford and his breakout performance for the year as he’s been letting many of the people who drafted him down so far. He did indeed look like the Stafford of old today, which means he still can’t run faster than Peyton Manning and he still [...]
Our week 8 fantasy football update, featuring rankings for all 4 major scoring positions. We've got Peyton Manning at #1, and surprise must starts in Willis McGahee, Alex Green, Heath Miller, Jeremy Kerley and others.
Both these teams are playing for a chance at a wild card slot because the only way they catch the Texans is if Houston starts giving up.The Colts delivered a haymaker that knocked Tennessee down but not out after winning the game in overtime.The Colts are over .500 and Andrew Luck has one more win in his rookie campaign than Peyton Manning had in his. The Titans had their third...