‘‘Von is a special talent,’’ Bailey said. ‘‘You always have to know where he is. And when you find out where he is, here comes the other guy.’’
Manning, who completed 30 of 43 passes, played with an orange glove on his throwing hand, something he might have to use in more frosty weather if the road to the Super Bowl ends up going through the Rocky Mountains next month.
‘‘I've messed with it throughout my career,’’ Manning said. ‘‘I've been practicing in it these past few weeks. Felt like I was pretty accurate most of the day.’’
NOTES: Although Manning was 5-0 against Cleveland before Sunday, he had thrown just two TD passes and six interceptions with a passer rating of 74.2. This time, he had a QB rating of 106.6. ... Broncos CB Tracy Porter left with a concussion after playing just three snaps in his first game since Oct. 7. ... Broncos S Mike Adams had four solo tackles and a game-high four pass breakups against his former team. ... Richardson has 950 yards rushing, surpassing Jim Brown for the franchise rookie record. ... Denver KR Trindon Holliday sprained an ankle.
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