ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --
Manning’s clutch play against the Cowboys has been nominated for the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week, as the quarterback passed for 414 yards and four touchdowns – and ran for one score – in addition to guiding drives that led to the game-tying and game-winning scores.
“It was a great team victory,” Head Coach John Fox said after the game. “It was the first one where we were really behind. I thought this was probably our best character victory as far as coming from behind.
With his team trailing 48-41 with 7:19 remaining in the game, Manning calmly marched the Broncos back down the field by completing five passes – including a key 16-yard throw to wide receiver
The Broncos faced only one third down – the play when Moreno scored – during the entire drive.
“Unbelievable. It’s an honor and a privilege to play alongside of that guy,” Trevathan said of Manning after the game. “I’d hate to be on the opposite side.”
In addition to his late-game heroics, Manning also helped rally the Broncos from an early 14-0 deficit by throwing three first half touchdown passes and running for a fourth – overcoming ad
“We talked about last night being able to handle being in a storm,” Manning said. “We were kind of in a storm early, 14-0 on the road. That place was rocking. I thought we did a good job kind of digging ourselves out.”
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