Oct 27, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) watches from the benchduring the second half against the Washington Redskins at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 45-21. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
KUSA - If the Denver Broncos put together the perfect game, watch out!
The score Sunday was what most expected: Broncos 45, Redskins 21.
If you saw that headline and didn't see the game, you would think everything went pretty much according to plan... far from it.
The Broncos were down two touchdowns after two Peyton Manning mistakes, two of his FOUR turnovers.
So what did Denver do after falling behind 21-7 in the third quarter? They answered with 38 unanswered.
"There was no panic. There was no finger pointing or whatnot. We were just determined," Manning said after the game. "And I thought we went out and did a good job with two good drives to tie it and then got some turnovers and were able to take the lead, so that was good."
Four turnovers by the best player in football, and they still won by 24. What will happen if this team ever truly puts it all together?
Look at last week, the Broncos' worst week of the season.
Denver had 12 penalties in Indianapolis, plus turned over the ball four times, three if you count the safety, and they almost came back to win.
On Oct. 6 in in Dallas, the Broncos gave up 48 points, but the Broncos still won.
In that game Manning made amends for the Denver Defense. On Sunday, the defense covered for Peyton.
If the Broncos ever put together all three phases, put it all together in that "perfect" game, this team, you have to believe, will be unbeatable.
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