Denver Broncos Earn High Marks For Controlling Win Over Baltimore Ravens

December 17, 2012 10:00 AM

Denver Broncos Earn High Marks For Controlling Win Over Baltimore Ravens
By Rich Kurtzman

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" For the ninth straight week, the Denver Broncos have won, and for what seems like nine straight games, the offense started sluggishly. They eventually got into a rhythm though, putting one touchdown on the board in the first half, though the turning point of the game came with Chris Harris’ pick-six just before halftime. Peyton Manning connected with Eric Decker for a touchdown, and Knowshon Moreno ran one in as well to run the Broncos lead up to 31-3 in the third quarter. Baltimore scored twice in the fourth quarter to make the final score a bit more respectable at 34-17 Denver.

Offense Overall: B+

The Broncos went three-and-out on their first, third and fourth drives to start the game, and when their second drive stalled, they were forced to kick a field goal. The offense finally came alive in the second quarter, as Moreno hurdled Ravens’ safety Ed Reed and hyped his teammates up. They used the fifth-year running back as the work-horse on the drive, though Jacob Hester scored the touchdown "

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