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With Peyton Manning playing in Indianapolis for the first time since becoming a member of the Denver Broncos, how could any other game the NFL be game of the week?
The one thing that Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, should have thought about before he stupidly opened his mouth this week on the subject of Manning and his time with the Colts was how his comments were going to be interpreted by the Broncos and more specifically, by Manning.
I’m not implying that Irsay’s comments will provide the Broncos with that needed spark to beat the Colts as they don’t need such a spark. What I am implying is that these comments, coming on the week of Manning’s return to Indianapolis after having so much success there, could be interpreted (like I have interpreted them) as words from someone ungrateful for what he was given by Manning. What this can do for the Broncos and/or Manning is give them a little extra motivation heading into the game, and that could end up being huge.
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Peyton Manning led his Broncos into Indy for the time since he was released, and Colts fans finally gave him the standing ovation he deserved.
With how much Peyton Manning meant to Indianapolis and the Colts, you have to wonder if they regret watching him dominate in Denver. Sure, Andrew Luck is one of the top 5 QBs in the league, and if he stays healthy he has a very bright future. And Lucas Oil Field is certainly The House that Peyton Manning Built. But what if he was still getting it done in a Colts uniform?
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have won 17 consecutive regular season games and they have not been tested at all. Manning and his crew have not not only been beating team but they have been dismantling them and taking no prisoners.However there is a formula to beating Manning, even with rules designed to help the offense, if your team can do these three things they can beat...
The Denver Broncos visit the Indianapolis Colts in Week 7 in Peyton Manning’s return to his old stomping ground.
While the Broncos (6-0) are undefeated the Colts (4-2) have shown flashes of making the next step with wins over San Francisco and Seattle.
Coverage of the game between the Broncos and Colts will air on NBC beginning at 8:30 pm ET fro Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis...
Might want to schedule a concussion test for Davis.
Regardless, if they prepared for Brady or Manning, they played pretty well.
It was something that fans in Indianapolis used to go crazy over at one point. After all, they had seen the man throw quite a few in the very same building--just for them not against them. But they knew it had to happen with the way Peyton Manning has the Broncos clicking this season.
Manning was bound to throw at least one touchdown against Indy (he has two at the half); it...
Sunday Night Football is supposed to feature the best game of the week. I’d say they nailed it in week 7 with the undefeated Denver Broncos heading to Indianapolis to face the 4-2 Colts.There won’t be a bigger headline than Peyton Manning heading home to face the franchise he led for 14 seasons.Some people might get caught up in things other than the tremendous storyline, like…the...
Peyton Manning spent 14 seasons playing in Indianapolis for the Colts. Sunday night he returned as a member of the Denver Broncos.
On Sunday night the Colts made a message clear to Manning. This is not your home anymore.
Two years ago the Colts made the decision to move on from Manning when they drafted Andrew Luck with the first overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Peyton Manning failed Sunday night in his first game against his former team.
All the 37-year-old ex-Indianapolis Colts quarterback can do now is hope for a second chance.
On a night Andrew Luck, Manning's successor, threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, the Denver Broncos committed four turnovers and lost for the first time this season, 39-33.
With Peyton Manning headed back to Indianapolis for the first time, check out his stats through 22 games compared to Colts starter Andrew Luck.
Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning(Photo: Indy Star/Matt Kryger)
It was October 21, 2013. Around 12:15 in the morning. At Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. You couldn’t see it. And you couldn’t hear it. But, it happened. And we all knew it.
It was an unceremonious changing of the guard, so to speak. Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts beat Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos...
The Broncos will be fine. It was just an off game for their entire team, but since the media predicted a slaughter because of the Jim Irsay comments, people are taking the opportunity to have a little fun at the Broncos expense.
Case in point.
That’s cold, so so cold.
H/T Faux John Madden
Sunday night’s showdown between Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos and Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts resulted in the Colts handing the Broncos their first loss of the season. It was a game fraught with emotional tension. It was the first time in Peyton Manning’s career that the Colts were an opponent. Manning was honored before the game by the Colts and the Lucas...
Indianapolis Colts 39 vs Denver Broncos 33Scoring Summary1st Quarter TD E.Decker 17 yd. pass from P.Manning (M.Prater kick) (2-56, 0:46) FG A.Vinatieri 27 yd. Field Goal (10-65, 4:11) TD D.Heyward-Bey 11 yd. pass from A.Luck (A.Vinatieri kick) (1-11, 0:07)2nd Quarter TD J.Thomas 12 yd. pass from P.Manning (M.Prater kick) (8-51, 4:24) SFTY P.Manning fumble forced by R.Mathis out...
Brett Favre Has a Question for Peyton Manning (Meme)
Luck Flop > LeBron Flop (GIF)