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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, with one of the most unexpected and thrilling playoff victories in recent memory, but fans in Denver will surely be much happier with Manning.
The key factor to look for in this game will be the play of Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas, the Broncos’ top two receivers. Both had solid seasons last year, but they will certainly see an increase in production with Peyton as their quarterback. This was even seen in the preseason, as Decker was a favorite target for Peyton.
Besides the departure of Tebow, the second most talked about issue has to do with Peyton Manning’s neck.
He has not played a in a regu...
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Denver Broncos quarterbacks (from left) Adam Weber, Peyton Manning, and Brock Osweiler participate in training camp practice on Sunday, July 29, 2012. (Kyle Montgomery/BroncoTalk.net photo)
The last time Peyton Manning was quarterbacking an NFL team, True Grit was topping the American box office.
(Granted, it was the 2010 remake, not the 1969 original, but you get the idea.)
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 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...
Is has been rumored that Demaryius Thomas was not on the same page as Peyton Manning coming into the season. It won’t matter if he can just get his hands on the ball. Again DT kills the Steelers with a long catch and run. S/O to @sbnation for the GIF
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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...
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ: After the Jets' shellacking of Buffalo yesterday 48-28 I was chatting with a friend who covers the Jets for a major media outlet on the way down Rex Ryan's post-game presser. He told me his boss emailed him to make sure he got plenty of Tebow stuff for his game story.Tebow stuff? 5 plays for 11 yards. How do you generate "plenty of Tebow stuff...
Tim Tebow wasn't needed much in this one for the New York Jets.
The NFL's most popular backup quarterback was on the field for just nine plays on offense, including two in the much-hyped wildcat package, as the Jets routed the Buffalo Bills 48-28 on Sunday in the season opener.
Tebow's biggest play came late in the game on special teams, when he recovered an onside...
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...
Normally I ignore popularly held misconceptions about me. For instance, many women believe, in terms of looks, I favor Idris Elba, the actor who played Stringer Bell on the HBO classic "The Wire." I let the comparison roll off my perfectly sculpted shoulders. What's to be gained by correcting star-struck women and pointing out that I'm more Denzel than Idris?
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...
There’s a new New York Jets parody video out there you need to see.
NOC’s own Jesse parodies the rivalry between Jets’ Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez in a great music video set to Maroon 5’s Payphone. Check out the video and more of his parodies at youtube.com/thenoc. Watch the embed below:
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(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...
New York Jets vs Buffalo Bills Podcast
It’s about that time of the year Jets fans! Gang Green is ready to square off against the division rival Buffalo Bills and the Jersey Jets Fan is here to walk you through all the action via podcast. In this weeks edition of the New York Jets Life podcast, Rob aka Payday breaks down the upcoming Jets match-up against the Bills, including analysis...