Manning Leads Broncos To 37-6 Win Over Raiders

September 30, 2012 6:28 PM

Manning Leads Broncos To 37-6 Win Over Raiders
" DENVER (AP) – Instead of coming from behind, Peyton Manning spent the second half piling it on.

Off to a fast start for the first time as a Bronco, Manning led Denver to three third-quarter touchdowns Sunday in a stress-free, 37-6 rout over the Oakland Raiders — the first time Denver has beaten its AFC West rival at home since 2007.

Denver (2-2) outscored the Raiders 27-0 in the second half.

Picking and poking with short crossing routes and screen passes against a depleted Oakland defense, Manning finished with 338 yards and three scores. For the second straight game, he didn’t throw an interception. Last week, he set a career high with 26 incompletions. This week, he threw eight, with 30 completions.

Willis McGahee finished with 112 yards rushing for the Broncos for his 32nd career 100-yard game, the most of any active player.

Manning led the Broncos to their first opening-quarter touchdown of the season — an 11-play, 80-yard drive on the game’s first possession that included drive-sustaining completions on third-and-6 and fourth-and-1. He capped it with a 22-yard touchdown pass — zipped through triple coverage to Joel Dreessen, who laid out for the catch "

Click here to read the whole article