Peyton Manning: Denver Broncos QB Must Spark Quick Start to Defeat San Diego

October 13, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Peyton Manning must help the Denver Broncos to a quicker start if they want to win a critical early-season matchup against divisional rival San Diego.
The Monday Night Football clash between these AFC West rivals may be too early in the season to be a true difference-maker, but it certainly will be integral in how things end up playing out in the division.
Both teams are coming off of disappointing losses in Week 5 and are currently separated by just one game in the division standings. The Chargers (3-2, 2-0) have a one-game lead over the Broncos (2-3, 1-0).
For the Broncos, struggles have come in the team’s inability to start quickly. They’ve struggled to run and stop the run, and that’s led to Peyton Manning having to do what he does best: lead late, come-from-behind victories.
Part of the problem is the difficulty of the team’s schedule to this point. The combined record of the Broncos' opponents is 16-8, including two 5-0 teams. Denver ha...

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