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It's a passing league - no secret to anyone. But the Broncos may have been onto something last year. While teams shift to passing offenses, the Broncos could have doubled down on being a power run team and been competitive. Defenses are being built to stop passing attacks, not the University of Nebraska rushing attack of the 80s. While I think some team will eventually transition to a power run attack to exploit the smaller, faster defenses that exist in the modern NFL, I don't think the Broncos were equipped to do such a thing with Tim Tebow at the helm. Willis McGahee is great but fumbles and is one year older. Lance Ball is Lance Ball. Knowshown Moreno can't stay healthy. It would take a few years to develop a ground and pound offense around Tebow. John Elway obviously agreed with me. Or the other way around. No matter, he relentlessly pursued Peyton Manning as a free agent. Private flights in and out of the city with Brandon Stokley picking him up at the clear-p...
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Before Peyton Manning led the Broncos’ comeback on Monday Night Football, he had to provide us with some comic relief. If I had four neck surgeries, I probably wouldn’t be too keen about throwing my body in front of linebackers blocking on a Pick 6. Let’s be honest, Peyton Manning isn’t never going to be Peyton Manning of old, but you know who he reminds me of? Muhammad Ali...
Peyton Manning delivered his NFL record-setting 37th fourth-quarter comeback win in epic fashion. Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar puts it all into perspective.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and his comeback proves that there will never be any young whippersnapper that will replace his legend.The post Generational Legends Like Peyton Manning Prove There Will Be No Country For Young Men appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
If anyone doubted Peyton Manning, they had better put them away as the Sheriff is back in town. Manning saw his Broncos get behind and completely outplayed in the first half, trailing 24-0 and no hope in sight, but like in other games this season, the “Sheriff” as people call Manning, stepped up and took the team on his back… again as the Broncos along with 6 Charger turnovers...
The Chargers were embarrassed by Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos with an historic comeback after the Chargers led 24-0 at half and went on to lose 35-24. Well, apparently the embarrassment turned to anger and restlessness, which is hardly unexpected of any fanbase after a collapse like that. Chargers P.R. director Bill Johnston took to the team’s website with a post entitled...
We are nearly two weeks away from the NFL’s halfway mark.
There have already been several teams and players that have certainly turned in disappointing returns based on what we knew of them or what was expected of them.
Certain situations such as the Dallas Cowboys were not included because they are expected to let their fans down. Therefore, being a disappointment is not disappointing...
SAN DIEGO By all accounts, nobody in the Denver Broncos locker room put his fist through a blackboard at halftime Monday night. Nobody yelled and screamed, or kicked over a water cooler.
The Broncos, trailing by 24 points at halftime, were surprisingly calm. But it did not mean they were not filled with regret.
Omar Bolden was sorry he fumbled a kickoff. Trindon Holliday lamented...
Opposing defenses are not only having a tough time stopping Eli Manning this season, they are barely touching the New York Giants quarterback,
The two-time Super Bowl MVP has been sacked a league-low five times through the first six games of the season, and he's been hit only 11 times - total.
Even more impressive heading into Sunday's game against Washington (3-3) is this...
1) Peyton Manning: Manning is looking for his fifth MVP award this season, and he's off to a great start once again, despite Denver's struggles to keep pace with top-tier teams in the league. The Broncos currently rank 4th in passing yards per game, up from 31st a season ago under Tim Tebow. To cap it all off, Manning trails only Aaron Rodgers in touchdown passes at 14 this...
Down 24-0 at halftime, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos reveled after one of the biggest comebacks in NFL regular-season history.
On the flip side, the San Diego Chargers were saddled with an enormous collapse.
Manning threw three touchdown passes in the second half and Tony Carter and Chris Harris scored off turnovers by Philip Rivers as the Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime...
San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Peyton Manning threw all three of his touchdown passes in the second half as the Denver Broncos overcame a sluggish start to rally for a 35-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Monday.Manning completed 24-of-30 attempts for 309 yards and an interception for Denver (3-3), which won for the second time in three games and is now tied with San Diego...
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was once again the "Garbage Man" Monday night against the Chargers, but this time was able to bring Denver a big comeback win.Fantasy Spin:The Broncos fell behind by 20-plus points for the fourth time in six games Monday as the Chargers led 24-0 at the half but Manning led the team back to win 35-24. He finished 24-of-30 for 309 yards...
Norv Turner keeps saying San Diego can be a good team, and the Chargers keep responding with second-half collapses.
Monday night was epic: The Chargers blew a 24-0 halftime lead and lost 35-24 to Peyton Manning and the AFC West-rival Denver Broncos.
It tied for the fourth-biggest comeback in NFL regular-season history.
A week earlier, San Diego blew a 10-point third-quarter lead...
SAN DIEGO -- The Denver Broncos wiped out a 24-point halftime deficit and rallied for a 35-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers in an AFC clash Monday night at Qualcomm Stadium. Three touchdown passes by Peyton Manning and two scores produced by the Broncos' defense in the second half allowed Denver to earn a stunning win and tie the Chargers for first place in the division...
A.B. Growing up as a sports fan in America, I find it impossible not to gamble on games. And while I wouldn’t bet an NHL or MLB game to save my life, something about betting on the NFL just soothes the soul. Watching Thursday night football without money on the line doesn’t interest me, unless the Patriots are playing. But put $50 on the over of a game between the Browns &...