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We all wondered, so did Broncos President John Elway, head coach John Fox and his dad, Archie Manning. Is it gone? Did he lose the magic? For thirteen years, Peyton Manning spoiled us. As quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, he helped create a dynasty. In those thirteen years, the Colts made the playoffs eleven times. They won their division eight times , made it to the AFC championship game three times and advanced to the Super Bowl twice, winning once, in Dolphin Stadium at Super Bowl XLI.Then, something happened. The NFL’s new “Ironman” got injured. Manning missed all of the 2011 season after electing to have neck surgery to alleviate lingering neck pain and arm weakness. His streak of 227 consecutive starts, including the playoffs, was broken. Many players, with all his accomplishments and storied career, may have decided to retire. Yet, that mentality did not get Manning to where he is today. He rehabbed, trained but most importantly, he rested. After playing 17 seasons of...
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According to a tweet from Cody Crouch, who, according to his Twitter profile, is a “helicopter photographer/reporter for the Denver Colorado TV news stations,” what you see above is perhaps the very first ode to new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in the medium of cornfield. Obviously, one member of the Colorado agriculture community is pumped up [...]
Making bold moves in the NFL takes courage. Whether it’s deciding to send an all out blitz on 3rd and long when you need a stop or it’s putting all your trust into a specific player that you feel can help your franchise win, it’s the bold moves that make or break a team. The Denver Broncos and the Washington Redskins were two teams who made bold moves this offseason and if...
Peyton Manning makes his return to action tonight, as a member of the Denver Broncos, when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It is a rematch of last season’s playoff game, but the Broncos are far from the same team.
The new era in Denver is one that sees Manning take over for Tim Tebow, who is now in New York with the Jets.
Tebow provided fans in Denver, and nationwide...
The Broncos went against the odds and signed Peyton Manning this off-season. The guy went out and played a hell of a game on Sunday night and how does the Greeley, Colorado community reward him? With this corn maze. What is it with corn maze athlete tributes? We showed you the Marshawn Lynch maze earlier in the summer, but this is getting out of hand. Just name a sandwich after...
Peyton Manning helped lead the new-look Denver Broncos to a big win Sunday night. But while the new quarterback was establishing the start of his era in the Mile High city, one Broncos teammate made sure to pay respects to the team's old signal caller. Von Miller, the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2011, picked up where he left off last season on Sunday night. The...
Peyton Manning‘s Broncos debut attracted one of the largest primetime NFL audiences in recent memory. The Week 1 Steelers/Broncos “Sunday Night Football” game drew a 16.5 final rating and 27.567 million viewers on NBC, up 8% in ratings and 7% in viewership from Cowboys/Jets last year (15.3, 25.766M), and up 10% and 9%, respectively, from Cowboys/Washington in 2010 (15.0, 25...
Peyton Manning is back, and it looks like he never left. If you want proof that he's the greatest quarterback of all time, watch his 4th quarter against the Steelers. He saw everything the defense was planning and he knew exactly how to stop it. The defense had no answer for the adjustments Manning was making on the fly. It sucks to lose on opening weekend, but half the teams...
DENVER -- Peyton Manning returned from a yearlong absence to lead four scoring drives, completing a go-ahead touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Broncos pulled away to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-19 Sunday night. The NFL's only four-time MVP, who missed his final season in Indianapolis after undergoing a series of operations to repair a neck injury, Manning...
Two straight Pittsburgh Steeler previews on this blog have been for games against the Denver Broncos. But this isn’t the same Bronco team that the Steelers were upset by in the playoffs last year. Who would have ever thought that signing Peyton Manning would actually detract your media attention? Tim Tebow is gone. The offense is much more conventional. It’s a different animal...
If an offense can't move the ball on first down in a football game, it sets the stage for a long night offensively, and it puts more pressure on the quarterback to convert 3rd and long situations. That is exactly what happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers last night in their 31-19 loss to the Denver Broncos in the Sunday night opener.
While the game plan was to possess the football...
Archie Manning on FOX Sports Daybreak
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Yes, it's one game in a four-month season. Many teams that sizzle in September disappear in December.
Yet the statements made by the 49ers, Cowboys, Redskins, Jets and Broncos cannot be ignored.
Their performances screamed for attention in the opening week of the NFL schedule. Sure, their fans could be screaming...