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Not so long ago, surrendering seven touchdowns in a month was unacceptable in Baltimore, let alone in a game - to one quarterback.
These Ravens, though, are far from those Ravens. Retired is Ray Lewis. Gone is Ed Reed.
With them - at least for the moment - is that swagger and hard-nosed demeanor on defense, but that wasn't nearly enough against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.
Manning tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes and the Broncos rolled to a 49-27 win over Super Bowl champion Baltimore on Thursday night in the season opener.
Those 49 points are the most a Ravens defense has ever allowed.
''A lot of things can happen when you play one of the best offenses,'' said Elvis Dumervil, who returned to Mile High after bolting for Baltimore in the offseason. ''When you give up something like that, you are going to get beat.''
Once Manning found his rhythm after waiting out a 33-minute lightning delay, he was virtually unstoppabl...
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Not quite yet. Although the game was incredible feat getting a little revenge on the Super Bowl champions, which entailed the 49-27 score, the most the Baltimore Ravens have ever given up in a game, there were a lot of “rookie” mistakes that still need to be resolved before the Broncos can be considered a Super Bowl caliber team, although they are one of the top contenders...
Welcome to the 2013 season, folks. The Broncos put it to the Ravens in the season opener on Thursday Night Football (or Sunday Night Football on Thursday Night or whatever it was called). I’ve already gone into some detail on some shining performances from the likes of Julius Thomas and other under-the-radar players. But, this […]The post Peyton Manning was a monster for the...
If you were sleep, or under a rock, you missed quite an opening night to the NFL season.
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos opened their regular season with a rematch of the their AFC Divisional loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
From the outset of the ballgame, it seemed as if Peyton Manning was trying to make up for his late game interception during the Broncos playoff loss to the...
Peyton Manning won the Poster War. Manning was hanging in banner form back turned to his enemy pictured in the classic quarterback pose a glove missing from his right passing hand.
The other poster controversially hanging outside the stadium that Denver-area taxpayers and Broncos owner Pat Bowlen built was Joe Flacco. He represented the bane of what Denver fans wish for.
Here are four fantasy revelations from the Broncos' 49-27 thumping of the Ravens on Thursday, which included an NFL-record-tying performance from Peyton Manning.
1. Even in hindsight, it's hard to feel guilty about Manning's No. 8 ranking for the week
Of his nine previous season openers, Manning (462 yards passing, seven TDs vs. Baltimore) had thrown for 2,529 yards...
You know when you are playing Madden and you are unstoppable, well last night Peyton Manning has that feeling. At least in the second half. Believe it or not the Denver Broncos were actually losing at halftime 17-14. If you stopped watching the game after the first quarter when you saw the miscommunication between Peyton Manning and the Broncos wide outs, you would be stunned when...
Broncos fans have to be encouraged by the performance of Peyton Manning and the Denver offense, particularly in the second half of the opener Thursday night. Manning joined rare company in having thrown for seven touchdowns in a game – only five others have accomplished that feat.
Manning had closed in on the mark twice previously, tossing six TDs against Detroit in 2004 and against...
After Peyton Manning set the football world on fire with his seven-touchdown performance on Thursday night, the NFL season is now in full swing as Sunday will present the first slate of games for the 2013 season. While it’s unlikely that Manning’s performance against Baltimore on Thursday night will be duplicated this week, there are [...]
After Peyton Manning joined Sid Luckman, Adrian Burk, George Blanda, YA Tittle and Joe Kapp as the only NFL quarterbacks to throw seven touchdowns in a single game, Eli Manning chimed in on his big brother's remarkable feat.
The New York Giants quarterback downplayed Thursday night's brilliant performance by Peyton as only a younger sibling could.
“Yeah, he did okay...
The editor at the Columbus Dispatch obviously was asleep at the wheel when they were going through this article talking about the Denver Broncos-Baltimore Ravens game. The title of the article said “Elway Throws For Seven Touchdown passes” and the first two words of the article are “Peyton Manning.” Then the next paragraph starts with “Elway” and the following one...
The Broncos have three tailbacks competing for playing time. The
winner may be the one who best protects Peyton Manning.
“It’s here! It’s here! ” , I scream, as I run downstairs in my Eagles print footy pajamas. Nothing feels quite so much as Christmas Day did as a kid than the first day of the NFL season. Feelings about the blasphemy of the Thursday night game aside, kickoff will begin tonight between the reigning champ Baltimore and thePeyton Manning led Denver.
Make sure you have your...
Peyton Manning's new weapon, Wes Welker, is listed as probable for Thursday night's season opener.Fantasy Spin:Welker has been dealing an ankle sprain, but he was always expected to be ready for Week 1 after avoided the dreaded high-ankle sprain.
Despite getting blown out by Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, the Baltimore Ravens suffered a lot more than a 47-29 loss. Ravens’ star player and Super Bowl XLVII “hero” Jacoby Jones suffered an apparent MCL sprain after accidentally colliding with teammate Brynden Trawick while trying to catch a punt early in the second quarter.
BREAKING: @CliftonBrownCSN confirms Ravens...