Found November 24, 2012 on RotoAsk:
Continuing on with rivalry weekend, the (1-9) Chiefs welcome a surging (7-3) Denver Broncos squad to town in hopes of causing a major upset to the conference title hopes of Peyton Manning and company. If there was any doubt about the health of Manning, they have been put together but his season to date. Manning has returned to MVP form, and has his Broncos playing superbowl caliber football. Peyton has always been an offensive guru, and beats you with his brain as well as his arm. He has turned some average pieces into house hold names and hall of famers in his days with the Colts. Now with the Broncos, he has legitimate receivers in Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker. This tandem has combined for 108 catches – 1500 yards – and 13 TDs and they are next to impossible to defend when Manning carves up a defense. The Chiefs haven’t been playing well on either side of the ball giving up 28 points a game. Their strength has been in the passing game, ranking near the top in that category in ...
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