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Ever since his three-interception first quarter at Atlanta in Week 2, Peyton Manning has assuaged any doubts about his comeback, any leftover concerns about his arm strength and remaining misgivings about his surgically repaired neck.
He's thrown 165 passes without a pick, completing 103 of them for 1,221 yards and eight touchdowns since matching - interception-wise - the worst quarter of his 15-year career.
''I don't know if he is way up on the list of my worries, to be quite honest with you,'' coach John Fox said.
It's Manning's supporting cast that has to tighten things up now, not just on offense, but on defense and special teams, heck, even on the sideline.
The Broncos (2-3) have lost to three of the league's biggest heavyweights, the unbeaten Falcons and Texans by six points each and at New England by 10 last weekend after Willis McGahee fumbled at the Patriots 11 with a chance to make it a three-point game late in the fourth quarter.
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QB | RB | WR | TE
1. Peyton Manning at SD
2. Matt Ryan vs OAK
3. Aaron Rodgers at HOU
4. Ben Roethlisberger at TEN
5. Tom Brady at SEA
6. Robert Griffin III vs WAS
7. Michael Vick vs DET
8. Eli Manning at SF
9. Andrew Luck at NYJ
10. Philip Rivers vs DEN
11. Matthew Stafford at PHI
12. Joe Flacco vs DAL
13. Andy Dalton at CLE
14. Tony Romo at BAL
15. Christian Ponder at WAS