Peyton Manning pops up on injury report

National Football League teams always play coy with the injury report.


Manning was 24 of 40 for 175 yards and his four sacks were his most since his emotional homecoming at Indy in 2013.

Baltimore’s offensive line entered the year billed as perhaps the team’s top unit.

Most fantasy owners tend to stick to him due to his name and past accomplishments but due to the new run-oriented Broncos’ offense, Manning will be limited in everything he pretty much does. But the fact remains the Chiefs are very light on fourth-quarter comebacks with Smith as their quarterback. You play good people.

“That’s part of this business”.

“Our tackles, they’ve got to do a better job”, Harbaugh said. “We haven’t had one of these nights in a long time”. I don’t get caught up in that.

Hurst replaced him and he could do little to slow Ware.

Manning got it done when needed with a drive that took 10:56 off the clock in the fourth quarter. “We continued to battle”. “We were making plays, guys up front were really grinding and the running backs were hitting the holes straight downhill and were running tough”. While there is a decent chance Manning will bounce back from his abysmal performance, fantasy owners should definitely start thinking about trading for another option in case he gets into a funk he can’t get out of early in the season.

The redesigned Broncos – featuring a more-patient offense and a more-aggressive defense – were built this way to take pressure off of Manning, who turned 39 this offseason.

Melvin’s injury leaves the Ravens with just four healthy cornerbacks – Lardarius Webb, Jimmy Smith, Kyle Arrington and Tray Walker – against a potent Broncos passing attack led by Peyton Manning. You’ve got to trust them and know that we’ll put them out there in any type of situation.

“You win as a team, you lose as a team“, Harbaugh said after the Denver game.

“Awesome. It was awesome”, said linebacker Brandon Marshall, who led the way defensively with six tackles and one sack.

After all the hype from a vanilla preseason and few looks of the 2015 Peyton Manning and his new look offense, we learned several things about this Broncos team following just the first week of the season.


It was just two years ago when the Broncos and Ravens began the season against each other, and Baltimore is hoping things turn out differently in 2015. That run was the Ravens’ only carry that gained double-digit yardage. T Eugene Monroe left Sunday’s game in the first quarter with a concussion…. That will be a concern when they face Alex Smith on Thursday, but it was not against Flacco. There were two instances where Manning was real close of landing the ball on Emmanuel Sanders’ hands but the receiver was a smidge off pace. Punter Sam Koch averaged 51.7 yards on six attempts.

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