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Peyton Manning had no trouble clearing those two interceptions out of his head and leading a fourth-quarter comeback.
''I've been there before,'' the four-time MVP said.
And no one's ever been better at it.
Manning threw for a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter Sunday, rallying the Denver Broncos to a 31-23 victory that left him 8-0 against the Cincinnati Bengals, who couldn't hold on when they thought they might finally have him.
Instead, Manning led the 48th game-winning drive of his career, moving ahead of Dan Marino for the NFL record. He completed all six of his passes in the final quarter, when Denver (5-3) got a firsthand idea of how he responds to the biggest moments.
''He is special at it,'' coach John Fox said.
Especially when he's playing the Bengals (3-5), who have failed every time they've faced him. Manning threw three touchdown passes Sunday, giving him five games against Cincinnati with at least three TD...
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Four plays later, Denver scored the winning touchdown and John Elway, in his 16th and final season, had the 39th game-winning drive of the 40 he would engineer in the fourth quarter or overtime.
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