The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Denver Broncos, 39-33, at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday night in one of the most anticipated regular games in league history.
Peyton Manning returned to Indianapolis for the first time since signing Cheap Jerseys NFL Jerseys with the Denver Broncos, a place where he was drafted in 1998 and subsequently became one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, winning four MVP awards and a Super Bowl in 2006.
Manning played well, throwing for 386 yards and three touchdowns despite being under duress all night from Robert Mathis, who now leads the league with 11.5 sacks after getting Manning twice.
Denver also hurt itself repeatedly, taking 12 penalties for 103 yards, including four personal fouls.
I can’t believe that. Just can’t believe it. Not in my wildest dreams would I have expected this kind of start. Shoot, there was some debate before the season as to whether 4-3 was realistic.
Third-string quarterback Case Keenum got his first NFL start on Sunday and threw for 271 yards and a touchdown against the best defense in the league. Houston had to play without Arian Foster (after its first possession), Owen Daniels and Matt Schaub and still almost pulled it out.
Over at Battle Red Blog, the talk centers around who should be the quarterback coming out of the Texans’ bye:
At 2-5, it’s not looking great for the Texans. It will be interesting to see if Houston comes out of the bye starting Matt Schaub or giving Keenum the keys to the car for the rest of the season. With a lost season, Keenum probably should be the way to go. What does Gary Kubiak Cheap Jerseys Mastercard have to lose, right?
Kansas City now plays host to the Cleveland Browns while Houston licks its wounds during a bye week.