Breaking Down Peyton Manning’s Comeback Season So Far

October 6, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The secondary he faced may have been that of the Oakland Raiders, but Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning certainly looked a lot like Peyton Manning in Week 4 of the 2012 season.
Manning threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns, completing 30-of-38 passes in the process, as the Broncos drubbed the Raiders 37-6. 
Four games may be too small a sample size to consider Manning all the way back, but he's certainly on the comeback trail.
Here's a break down of Manning's comeback season so far.
Week 1 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (W 31-19)
Manning: 19/26 for 253 yards, two TDs, 0 INTs, 129.2 passer rating
Manning's first game in almost 18 months resulted in a promising performance. Manning threw his 400th career touchdown pass and completed a fourth-quarter comeback. He also took two sacks and bounced right back up from each. 
The Broncos held the ball for just 24 minutes—Pittsburgh dominated the football—but Manning still ...

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