Steelers dominate Ravens

Nov 3, 2014

Steelers dominate Ravens

Ben Roethlisberger keeps trying to tamp down expectations, insisting the Pittsburgh Steelers remain a work in progress. The process nearly looks complete. If it’s not, then things might really get out of hand. Looking in full command of an offense getting more dynamic by ...

Peyton adds to TD record

Oct 25, 2014

Peyton adds to TD record

With this much speed and acceleration, it’s no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up. Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than ...

Manning breaks all-time TD record

Oct 20, 2014

Manning breaks all-time TD record

Peyton Manning’s receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL’s new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos’ 42-17 victory Sunday night. Manning went into the showdown two TDs shy of Brett Favre’s record ...

Manning's focus not on Favre's TD mark

Oct 16, 2014

Manning's focus not on Favre's TD mark

Even though he’s just two touchdown throws shy of Brett Favre’s NFL record of 508, Peyton Manning isn’t getting caught up in history, and neither are his teammates. It’s easy to see why: they’re too busy scything their way through a two-month thicket of ...

Manning gets 500th touchdown pass in Broncos win

Oct 6, 2014

Manning gets 500th touchdown pass in Broncos win

The best part of Peyton Manning’s big day was getting to share the spotlight with some of his best friends. Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona ...

Wilson has last laugh as Seahawks hold off Broncos

Sep 22, 2014

Wilson has last laugh as Seahawks hold off Broncos

Once Peyton Manning had completed a frantic fourth-quarter rally to force overtime, Russell Wilson could admit to being a little selfish. Wilson wanted the spotlight himself — to put together one final drive, keeping Manning sitting on the sideline as a spectator and making ...

Luck doesn't fit mold

Sep 6, 2014

Luck doesn't fit mold

Andrew Luck has always tried to deflect the spotlight. As a highly recruited high school quarterback in Houston and as a Heisman finalist at Stanford, he was often the reluctant center of media attention. Even now, he tries to avoid the sideshows that come ...

Broncos fired up in loss to Texans

Aug 24, 2014

Broncos fired up in loss to Texans

Stronger, healthier, feistier than ever. Peyton Manning capped a spunky week by getting the first disciplinary penalty of his storied career Saturday night when he was whistled for taunting in the Denver Broncos’ 18-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans. Manning was mad after ...

Broncos offense overwhelms 49ers

Aug 18, 2014

Broncos offense overwhelms 49ers

Even Peyton Manning realizes he’s ready for the regular season. Or at least darn close. Manning threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, leading the Denver Broncos past the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil ...

Manning having more fun at training camp

Aug 13, 2014

Manning having more fun at training camp

Peyton Manning seems to be having a lot more fun this summer. He’s still grinding through training camp like always but he’s also showing a loosey-goosey side that he rarely flashed in Indy or in his first two seasons in Denver. One morning, he’s ...

Denver tops Seattle in sloppy affair

Aug 8, 2014

Denver tops Seattle in sloppy affair

The Super Bowl teams slogged through a preseason opener delayed by lightning and a flurry of flags Thursday night before linebacker Steven Jackson’s end zone interception of Terrelle Pryor’s pass sealed the Denver Broncos’ 21-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks. In between a 46-minute ...

Various miscues doom Broncos at Super Bowl

Feb 4, 2014

Various miscues doom Broncos at Super Bowl

The seeds of Denver’s stunning Super Bowl self-destruction were planted during last Wednesday’s practice when coach John Fox decided to turn down the speakers that simulate crowd noise because “it’s not an away game.” A silent snap count would have been so much better ...