Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Broncos defense shines in Atlanta

Unable to overcome four first-period turnovers including, three Peyton Manning interceptions and a Knowshon Moreno fumble, the Denver Broncos defense, nonetheless, played spectacularly. The Bronco run-defense held the Atlanta Falcons to a paltry 69 yards rushing.

The high vaulted Falcon passing attack was also held in check, accumulating only 208 yards. The 261 yards in total offense is far below expectations for the high-powered Falcon offense.

But the real story was the Broncos’ turnovers. Falling behind 20-0, Manning led the Broncos to a touchdown at the close of the first half. They closed the score to 27-21 with just over two minutes let to play.

But that was as close as the score got.… Read more

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