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Peyton Manning‘s Broncos debut attracted one of the largest primetime NFL audiences in recent memory. The Week 1 Steelers/Broncos “Sunday Night Football” game drew a 16.5 final rating and 27.567 million viewers on NBC, up 8% in ratings and 7% in viewership from Cowboys/Jets last year (15.3, 25.766M), and up 10% and 9%, respectively, from Cowboys/Washington in 2010 (15.0, 25.262M). The game ranks as the highest rated (tie) and second-most viewed regular season NFL telecast on NBC since the network [...]
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Yeesh, that didn’t take long. Barely one game into his tenure as starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos and already Peyton Manning has his own corn field maze, located just outside Greeley, Colorado. He was a god in Indianapolis and I don’t remember any farmer’s doing this for him during his time with the Colts. Could be that there aren’t many corn fields in the...
As a defensive coordinator and head coach, Mike Nolan has just one victory in seven tries against quarterback Peyton Manning.
Nolan, in his first season as coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons, hopes to change his luck when Manning and the Denver Broncos visit the Georgia Dome on Monday night.
Manning returned from a 20-month layoff following neck surgery to lead the Broncos to four...
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Denver, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Hope you don’t believe in the Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx — this latest news is likely to give you a sore neck.
Peyton Manning, fresh off his on-field Denver Broncos debut, will make his in-newsstands...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Coming off a 19-for-26 performance for 253 passing yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions in an impressive 31-19 victory over Pittsburgh, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning showed the football world last Sunday that while he might have been playing his first game in two seasons, he is no less dangerous a player.
On Monday night when he visits the Georgia...
The Sunday night game at Denver between the Steelers and Broncos game was the highest-rated "Sunday Night Football" game ever and tied the 2010 NFL Kickoff opener as the highest-rated regular-season NFL game ever on NBC. NBC drew its highest-ever regular-season primetime rating in the 18-49 demographic, according to Neilsen data. Peyton Manning's first game as...
Manning silences the doubters as the Broncos get off to a hot start while the Chiefs stumble out of the gate at home against Atlanta.
Denver Broncos News
Vote here for Peyton Manning as the GMC Never Say Never Moment for Week 1. [NFL.com]
The Denver Broncos have added a sixth center to their roster yesterday by signing Dan Koppen. I didn’t realize the position was so valued, then again, things must be pretty bad for the Broncos to be this desperate. [BroncoTalk.net]
Peyton Manning made history Sunday night by...
Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to a week 1 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season opener of NFL Sunday Night Football. While No. 18 is wearing a new jersey in Denver, he was once again No. 1 in NFL jersey sales after week 1.
Sitting out a full season did not hurt Manning on the field, and it did not hurt his popularity at all either.
In fact, not only did Manning...
We all wondered, so did Broncos President John Elway, head coach John Fox and his dad, Archie Manning. Is it gone? Did he lose the magic? For thirteen years, Peyton Manning spoiled us. As quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, he helped create a dynasty. In those thirteen years, the Colts made the playoffs eleven times. They won their division eight times , made it to the AFC championship...
TheRedZone.org pointed out a big mistake the replacement officials made in Sunday night’s Steelers – Broncos match up.
No matter how much the NFL tries to mask it, the replacement officials continue to struggle.
Another case in point from last night’s Broncos 31-19 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Peyton Manning and the Broncos scored a touchdown late in the fourth...
Comments on the Denver Broncos by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
DENVER BRONCOS (6)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 7) - Peyton Manning told us he was ready. He wasn't kidding.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 7) - Peyton Manning played like he had never been away. He makes all of their weapons better.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 5) - Manning and a much improved run...
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With week one now officially in the books, we can finally turn our sights on week two. For fans of some teams, such as myself [Buffalo], week two brings about a chance to see if your team really is as awful as they looked in week one. Buffalo, Philadelphia, Miami, Cincinnati and New Orleans fans I am looking at you. For others, such as New York Jets, Denver, Baltimore, Atlanta and...
Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar starts Week 1 with Peyton Manning's historic night, Michael Vick's self-inflicted comeback, a first in Minnesota, and the front-running Green Bay Packers.