DENVER — Peyton Manning and Matt Prater were more about big numbers than the little one on Sunday.
As in, an Prater’s NFL-record 64-yard field goal to go along with Manning’s 39 completions, 397 yards passing and, of course, 51 points.
That the temperature was only 18 degrees at kickoff and only 14 when Prater kicked his way to one of the most iconic records in the game felt more annoying than anything. Same for the opponent — the Tennessee Titans, who fought gamely for a half before falling, 51-28, on Sunday to the Broncos, who clinched a playoff berth. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.