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'Nothing Easy About It'

On the receiving end of nine Peyton Manning payday passes through five games, Broncos tight end Julius Thomas is on pace to break the NFL record for receiving touchdowns in a season. Here's how the former basketball player is doing it

Broncos Preview: Even Better Than Before

Trying to erase the memory of Super Bowl XLVIII, the Broncos gave Peyton Manning new toys for his prolific offense and they now feature a star-studded defense, too. Can Denver do what no team has done in 42 years?

The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit: Episode I

The MMQB's Andy Benoit discusses the Logan Mankins trade, the Broncos without Wes Welker, the injury-riddled NFC West and, of course, Johnny Manziel.

Sam the Ram? Roster Spot Not Yet Locked Up

Michael Sam has outperformed expectations for St. Louis at camp. But the NFL's first openly gay player might be headed to the practice squad instead of the 53-man roster due to the equally impressive play of another long-shot prospect

How Manning Can Get the Seahawks Right Where He Wants Them

Seattle’s secondary might seem like an impossible matchup, but Peyton Manning is a master manipulator. And there's one formation, in particular, he can utilize to put Richard Sherman & Co. in an unenviable position

Are the Broncos Busted?

Denver's surprising loss to San Diego took the Broncos out of the driver's seat for the AFC’s No. 1 seed. More worrisome, however, was how poorly Peyton Manning and company played at a time when they should be hitting their stride

A Cold Reality

The Broncos held a 24-0 lead over the Patriots at the half, only to commit a special teams blunder and lose on a field goal in overtime. Against Tom Brady, the ball never seems to bounce Peyton Manning’s way

Life’s Bounces

The winds of what looked to be a Broncos rout over the Patriots changed dramatically Sunday night. In a game of oddities, it was only fitting that in the end it all came down to a relative cast of unknowns and the unpredictable landing of one punt

Peyton vs. Perfection

It's the Game Of The Year so far: the prolific Denver Broncos vs. the stingy Kansas City Chiefs. Can Peyton Manning and company hand K.C. its first loss?

Manning in Full

What did we learn from the Broncos’ beatdown of Baltimore in the season opener? That Peyton Manning is as phenomenal as ever, and that Denver is scary good

Broncos Preview: No Von, No Problem

The LB's talent and versatility will be missed for six games, but nothing looks poised to truly derail the AFC's runaway favorites

Playing with Brady’s Favorite Teammate

Peyton Manning on finding a rhythm with Wes Welker, and how Denver's wideouts remind him of Colts greats Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne

Children are Their Future

Two rookies will be key; other thoughts from Denver Broncos training camp

Must-See Camp TV

Manning-to-Welker, the return of Sean Payton and Gonzo's last stand among my favorite camp storylines