Recap - Broncos Defeat New Orleans 34-14
|Recap - Broncos Defeat New Orleans 34-14|
Denver got 3 passing strikes from Peyton Manning en route to a 34-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday in Week 8 action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Denver was a favorite by 6 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 55.5.
Willis McGahee rushed for 122 yards, while Ronnie Hillman added 86 yards in the win. Demaryius Thomas and Virgil Green added 137 and 44 receiving yards respectively.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 43 yards for New Orleans, while Mark Ingram added 7 yards. Drew Brees threw for 213 yards for the Saints, while receivers Marques Colston and Jimmy Graham had 63 and 63 yards respectively.
New Orleans was outgained by Denver 530-252 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-14 by the Broncos.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 35:14/24:46, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Philadelphia.