Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/12
DENVER -- Peyton Manning got some help from his defense in shrugging off an early mistake. Manning overcame a first-quarter interception that was returned for a score to throw for three touchdowns, and the Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers 30-23 Sunday to complete the first series sweep of their AFC West rival in seven years. "Certainly our defense created some turnovers, created good field position, and my hat's off to them," Manning said. "All those guys played great. I can't say enough about how well they played and how well they have been playing." Von Miller especially. He increased his season sack total to a league-leading and career-high 13 with three more on Sunday, twice forcing fumbles by Philip Rivers, including one that set up a touchdown. Miller led a strong defensive effort that saw the Broncos deny San Diego's first 12 third-down attempts, stretching their streak to 26 in a row spanning the past three games before Chargers finally converted one. "He's...
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