Peyton Manning isn't panicking.
His supporting cast hasn't looked nearly as good as he has this summer.
His offensive line has been a turnstile. His two young running backs can't hold onto the ball. His two trusted tight ends have combined for three catches and three injuries and the chemistry with his new slot receiver has been stalled by Wes Welker's sprained ankle.
A rash of injuries on defense. Special teams breakdowns. All-Pro linebacker Von Miller's six-game suspension that starts next week, which came on the heels of two executives getting suspended for drunken driving arrests.
It's enough to drive Broncos fans to regret putting money down on the Super Bowl favorites in Las Vegas.
Manning isn't sounding any alarms, however.
''I'd be a little concerned if we were a finished product and a finely oiled machine in the third preseason game,'' he said. ''I want to be a well-oiled machine toward the end of the season and peak at that point.''
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