Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/27/12
The Doppler Effect.  Cause and Effect.  The Manning Effect.  Yes, Peyton Manning has an effect on football teams, particularly the one he is playing for.  With the signing of Manning the Denver Broncos were immediately considered a playoff team and some believe a Super Bowl contender. It’s been noted that the unyielding dedication to improvement by Manning has inspired his teammates to elevate their own game and this is good news for Broncos Country.  Wide receiver Eric Decker has more receiving yards and more receptions so far this year than he did all of last year and he’s already notched eight touchdowns which was his total through 15 games last season.  Total offensive production is up considerably from last year and it’s putting fans on the edge of their seats.  Most could attribute this to the glaring difference between Manning and former Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow but does the Manning Effect stop with the first string offense?… Read more
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