They have started the season on sizzling form with Peyton Manning playing some of the best football of his career. His stats alone make for impressive reading; in the first 4 games he has thrown 16 touchdown passes with no interceptions and racked up 1,470 yards.
If he can keep this pace up then he will be putting together the greatest season ever by a quarterback in the NFL.
The entire team is playing at a higher level than anyone else in the league and they contributed to the Bronco’s 52-20 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles last night by stifling Michael Vick and the Eagles’ offense while the special teams unit blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown.
At the moment it is very difficult to see any team in the league beating the Broncos and I know it is early but if they are not present in New York for the Super Bowl in February then something would have gone very wrong.
There have been obvious parallels to the New England Patriots team of 2007, who swept all before them in the regular season; you can’t blame people for this because the Broncos are looking too good for everyone else around them.
It will be intriguing how they match up against the Kansas City Chiefs, also 4-0, when they meet in November and over the next three weeks they face two tough trips to Dallas and Indianapolis.
These two teams will certainly test them in different ways and Manning will have to keep his emotions in check as he travels to the Colts for the first time since leaving.
Whatever happens over the next few months we should all be thankful that we get to watch Peyton Manning play at this level, after all we may not see another like him again.
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