Found September 17, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Both the Broncos and Falcons are coming off of double-digit wins in Week 1, albeit against much different teams. The Broncos defeated the Steelers in Peyton Manning’s Denver debut, while the Falcons easily defeated the lowly Chiefs, who are playing like the worst team in football right now. This game will be very evenly matched and will feature two explosive offenses. Peyton Manning leads the new-look Broncos into yet another early-season primetime matchup, this time against the high-flying Falcons. Denver Broncos Peyton Manning looked great in his return, throwing for 253 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. He found both Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker five times each, combining for 164 of the 253 yards. Thomas’s touchdown reception was Peyton’s 400th career touchdown pass, which is a number that will only keep increasing. It was tough to find any flaws in Denver’s play last week. They only had one turnover, a Willis McGahee fumble, but did nothing else that stood out as...
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