Broncos Beat Redskins, 45-21

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Peyton Manning had a huge day for the offense, leading the way to a rout for the Broncos over the Redskins, 45-21, at home.

While turnovers marred Manning's outing, his performance was otherwise respectable, completing 30 of 44 passes for 354 yards, three picks and one fumble, he also put up four touchdowns. On the Redskins side, Robert Griffin III did not have as good a day, going 15 of 30 with 132 yards passing, one touchdown, two picks and one fumble.

Knowshon Moreno was a standout player for the Broncos, rushing for 44 yards on 14 attempts in addition to six receptions for 89 yards and a score. In the fourth quarter, he snared a 35-yard pass for a score. Wes Welker was a highlight, pulling in six passes for 81 yards with a touchdown.

The Denver defense was the deciding factor in the victory, coming up with four interceptions, coming away with four interceptions while taking back one interception for a touchdown. They got to Griffin III for three sacks.

Redskins tight end Jordan Reed provided some spark with 90 receiving yards. Running back Alfred Morris had a good game as well with 93 rushing yards and one touchdown.

The Broncos head to San Diego next week to face off with the Chargers (4-3) while the Redskins will play host to the Chargers (4-3).


Redskins Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

F

53

R. Griffin II

15

30

106

1

2

-

-

K. Cousins

5

9

48

0

2


Broncos Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A-

90

P. Manning

30

44

339

4

3


Redskins Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

A. Morris

RB

17

93

5.5

1

D+

70

R. Helu Jr.

RB

5

11

2.2

0

F

53

R. Griffin II

QB

5

7

1.4

0


Broncos Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

95

K. Moreno

RB

14

44

3.1

0

C

75

M. Ball

RB

11

37

3.4

1

C-

72

C. Anderson

RB

4

22

5.5

0


Redskins Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

J. Reed

TE

8

90

11.3

0

C+

77

P. Garcon

WR

7

46

6.6

0

D+

68

S. Moss

WR

2

20

10.0

0


Broncos Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

95

K. Moreno

RB

6

89

14.8

1

A-

91

W. Welker

WR

6

81

13.5

1

A-

91

D. Thomas

WR

7

75

10.7

1


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