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Matt Ryan did his best not to rile up Peyton Manning.
No need to give No. 18 any bulletin-board material.
''I think he was drafted when I was in ...,'' Ryan said, catching himself. ''I don't want to make him sound TOO old.''
For the record, Ryan was in seventh grade when Manning was the top overall pick in 1998. Now, two elite quarterbacks from different football generations will be on the same field, facing off in a most intriguing Monday night matchup.
There's Ryan, on the cusp of establishing himself as one of the best at his position for the Atlanta Falcons (1-0). There's Manning, his legacy secure but still with something to prove as he jump-starts his career for the Denver Broncos (1-0).
''I remember watching him at Tennessee. Unbelievably talented,'' Ryan said. ''Then when he got into the NFL, he was carving people up and has been doing it for a long time. It's fun to play against the very best, and ...
BEST OF MAXIM
ATLANTA (AP) -- Peyton Manning kept throwing up wobbly passes.
The Atlanta Falcons kept picking them off.
Taking advantage of a stunning three interceptions in the first quarter, Matt Ryan and the Falcons built a big lead and held on for a 27-21 victory over the Denver Broncos on Monday night, an erratic effort by Manning that showed his comeback in the Mile High City is still...
If you weren’t watching the game, you’ve probably heard by now. Peyton Manning threw three interceptions in the first quarter of last nights game against the Atlanta Falcons. This is something Peyton hasn’t done since 2007 and something nobody saw coming after his strong showing against the Steelers last week. The Broncos ended up making a fourth quarter push, but couldn’t...
Peyton Manning's second game with the Denver Broncos looked nothing like his first.
Manning threw interceptions on Denver's first three possessions, and the Broncos could not recover from the poor start in a 27-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.
In a 3-hour, 27-minute game marred by questionable decisions from replacement officials and long clock stoppages...
Denver Broncos News
The Denver Broncos face a tough test in three days when they face the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome. A win here could set the tone for very solid season, though a loss likely won’t mean much as the Falcons are dominant in their own house. [DenverBroncos.com]
The Playbook guys think Peyton Manning and the Broncos are poised to go 2-0 this week, with Von...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. At its zenith in the 1990s, the Florida-Tennessee game meant Steve Spurrier tossing barbs, Peyton Manning throwing bombs and Sports Illustrated covers.
It was often the regular-season game of the college football season. In the first 10 years of the new SEC that added Arkansas and South Carolina in 1992, either Florida or Tennessee represented the SEC East in every...
Not kidding, I spent five minutes at this screencap from @pbsmith7 trying to figure out what the f*ck this voting system was. Who am I supposed to be voting for? What number do I enter? And they expect the morons who vote on this garbage to figure it out?
Anyway, good game from Peyton Manning; 3INTs and a 58.5% QB rating. In other NFL news, how bad are the Kansas City Chiefs...
After a weekend full of exciting football matchups, I was excited to watch the Monday night game featuring the meeting of two undefeated teams, the Denver Broncos visiting the Atlanta Falcons. Ok, the league has only played one week, but Denver was impressive in beating Pittsburgh 31 to 19 at home on September 9 in the Sunday night game while Atlanta used a dominant second half in...
The Falcons extended their record to 2-0 with a 27-21 win over the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football. It marks the fifth straight season where the Falcons won their home opener under Mike Smith.
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The Denver Broncos (1-0) trot over to the Georgia Dome on Monday night to face the Atlanta Falcons (1-0). Both teams started the season with wins last week as Denver defeated Pittsburgh 31-19 and Atlanta took down Kansas City 40-24. As I said in my write-up last week, Monday Night Football is the prime time for NFL teams. It’s a chance to show off to the entire league what you’re...
Week 3 QB Rankings
Cam Newton tops our list this week after he set a career high in rushing yards last week. Superman (SuperCam) looks near impossible to stop when he decides to run it in the red zone and with the emergence of Brandon LaFell, owners can now be confident that Newton has two legit receivers to throw to.
I have RGIII ranked high following week two’s matchup with the...