Found November 03, 2012 on Football Nation:
As we approach week 9 of the 2012 NFL season it is time to hand out the midterm grades for every unit on each of the NFL’s 32 teams.Here is the report card for the 4-3 Denver Broncos.QuarterbacksPerhaps the biggest story entering the 2012 season was how would quarterback Peyton Manning play upon returning from four neck surgeries and a year off from football. Now, eight weeks into the season, the biggest story of 2012 year is Manning’s phenomenal play. The Canton-bound QB is playing as well as he has at any point in his career and is well on his way to earning what would be his record fifth league MVP award. Manning leads the NFL in passer rating and in yards per attempt, is second in passing yards per game and tied for third in touchdown passes with 17. On his present pace, Manning is on track to record the most passing yardage of his career (4830), tie his fewest interception total (9) and his second-most touchdown passes (39).  Using the Real Quarterback Rating metric developed b...
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