Found August 26, 2012 on BroncoTalk:
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Denver, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) The doubters who found a voice after Peyton Manning struggled in his first two preseason games in a Denver Broncos uniform have been silenced. Manning was nearly perfect in Week Three against the San Francisco 49ers. The 36-year-old looked to be in his prime against Jim Harbaugh‘s heralded defense, completing 10 of 12 passes (83%) for 122 yards in under one quarter of work. Two of his passes went for touchdowns to Eric Decker, while another was a beautiful 38-yard sideline bomb to Lance Ball. The Broncos scored on all three drives under Manning, gaining a 17-0 lead on the 49ers. Manning was a perfect 8-for-8 on his two touchdown drives. Hope Harbaugh enjoyed his “evaluation” of Manning first-hand at Sports Authority Field at Mile High today. I know I did. Are the cobwebs shaken off Broncos fans, or ar...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Is Peyton Manning worth the risk?

Is Peyton Manning worth the risk? Rizzla: No. I love Peyton Manning and think he is one of the best quarterbacks of our time but he presents too much risk for his current ADP. If he can stay healthy he can be the dominant fantasy QB we have all come to love. One wrong landing from a hit and Manning’s career could be in serious peril. I will let another owner take the gamble this...

I Think It’s Safe To Say Peyton Manning Is Back What Do You Think?

Peyton Manning threw for 122 yards and 2 touchdowns today as his Broncos took on the San Francisco 49ers. The big news is Manning completed 10 out of the 12 passes he threw. Manning who has been battling arm problems for the last 18 months or so looked like the Manning of old today. The Broncos just may have the quarterback thy need to take them where John Elway wants them to go...

Rankings Updated, Doug Martin Uplifted, Peyton Manning Avoidance Upheld

So I figured rather than hinting that I had updated my Overall Rankings for 2012 Fantasy Football, I’d give you a brief synopsis of what has transpired.  I also figured I would compete for the Guiness World Record for longest post title about an updated ranking while I was at it.  Yeah, it’s not a real category but when it is I’m a freaking shoo-in to win.  Basically, Doug...

Eli Manning vs. Peyton Manning: Who fears who more?

Peyton Manning vs. Eli Manning.  The elite vs. the pro bowler.  The one time champion vs. the two-time champion.  Who fears who more? This has become our modern-day era, which came first the chicken or the egg?, age-long question.  Just like everyone assumes it was the egg, everyone assumed it was Eli that feared big brother Peyton. What if it was the chicken that cames first...

Film Room — Broncos Win Madden Super Bowl

In the spirit of Madden 13 ratings and Super Bowl buzz, below is a look at the Denver Broncos celebrating a 27-23 SB XLVII victory over the New Orleans Saints in EA Sports’ 2012 version of Madden. A few quick notes after the jump.  The team hosting the Super Bowl hasn’t made the playoffs the year their city hosted the game since 2000, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went 10...

Seattle Seahawks: Russell Wilson Gains Ground in QB Race

There's been a lot of talk this offseason about the rookie quarterbacks of this Draft.Andrew Luck looks like Peyton Manning already, and RGIII is bringing excitement back to the nation's capitol.We've even heard buzz around Brandon Weeden in Cleveland, mainly because he is older than Aaron Rodgers and hasn't played a meaningful down in the NFL yet. But on the West...

Eric Decker’s fantasy value

It’s been an argument ever sinePeyton Manning was moved to Denver: which receiver will become his favorite? During the all important 3rd preseason game, it was clearly Eric Decker, as he hauled in two early scores against the elite San Francisco defense. The preseason statistics are nice, but they are only reinforcing what we thought when Manning signed in Denver. Demaryius Thomas...

NFL Preseason Week 3: Sunday Night Notes

Only two games on the card Sunday night but they both involved interesting storylines.Peyton Manning looked sharp in his 3rd preseason game with the Broncos.Also just as interesting, but perhaps for different reasons, Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow continued to struggle in their 3rd preseason outing with the Jets.  Peyton and his Horses look ready for Week 1, while Mark and Timmy have...

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 8/25/12

Denver Broncos News Sorry for going AWOL yesterday, but I’ve got a limited amount of time each morning to bust these links out and I had to take a very important phone call that ate up all of that limited time and then some.  We’ll start today’s links with a piece from a few days ago that would have gone into yesterdays post.  Peyton Manning will transform the Denver Broncos...

Denver Broncos struggle in 2nd half, lose to San Francisco 49ers 24-29

Wide receiver Eric Decker #87 of the Denver Broncos makes a catch for a touchdown as cornerback Tramaine Brock #26 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during the first quarter of a pre-season game at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) A 17-0 head start, courtesy Peyton Manning, wasn’t enough for the Denver...

Could Maurice Jones-Drew end up in Indy? Fantasy impact

We all know by now that Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is a man who will do anything to help his football team move forward. Heck we are talking about the guy who found it in his team’s best interest to part ways with a legend in Peyton Manning to start a new regime with QB Andrew Luck.

49ers 29, Broncos 24

DENVER -- David Akers kicked four of his five field goals in the second half and the San Francisco 49ers withstood Peyton Manning's first two touchdown passes since joining the Denver Broncos for a 29-24 exhibition victory on Sunday. Alex Smith played most of the first half for the 49ers and had a touchdown pass to his fleet tight end Vernon Davis in a solid effort. Smith...

Top Ten NFL Preseason Week 3 Takeaways

10) Russell Wilson earned the job in Seattle, forever ending the prejudice against short QB prospects9) The New York Jets offense and ticket office would like you to believe that preseason doesn't matter at all, no sir, not any8) After watching Nick Foles take apart Cleveland, the fan bases of Miami and Arizona are on high alert for Mike Kafka7) Dallas has set strict conduct...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.