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Denver quarterback Peyton Manning has become the third player in NFL history to throw 400 career touchdown passes.
Peyton joined Dan Marino and Brett Favre in the select group when he connected with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas for 71 yards early in third quarter to give Denver a 14-13 lead.
Favre has 508 career TD passes and Marino has 420.
Manning is the fastest to accomplish the feat. He reached the milestone in his 209th game and first with the Broncos. Marino reached 400 in his 227th game and Favre did it in his 228th game.
Manning, who signed as a free agent with Denver in March, spent his first 14 seasons with Indianapolis.
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Comments on the Denver Broncos by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
DENVER BRONCOS (6)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 7) - Peyton Manning told us he was ready. He wasn't kidding.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 7) - Peyton Manning played like he had never been away. He makes all of their weapons better.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 5) - Manning and a much improved run...
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