Denver Broncos Blowout of Cleveland Browns Brings High Grades

December 24, 2012 7:00 AM

By Rich Kurtzman

" There was never a doubt.

Manning’s men from the Mile High City started strong—opposite from most weeks this season—and completely controlled the game throughout. They took the opening kickoff and marched 80 yards down the field when Peyton Manning connected with Demaryius Thomas for a 22-yard touchdown. The veteran quarterback hit Decker in the back of the end zone, and the defense held Cleveland to only 137 yards of total offense in the first half and the 14-3 lead. When the second half started, the offense picked up right where they left off, converting their third 60-plus yard drive for a touchdown when Decker caught his second score on a slant pattern. Back-to-back three-and-outs were forced by the defense before they allowed a late touchdown, Jacob Hester pushed a score through the middle and Matt Prater tacked on a field goal for the 34-12 win.

Offense overall: A-

The offense was awesome throughout the game besides one major mistake, Manning’s interception in the end zone just before half "

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