The Denver Broncos quarterback became the sixth player to throw for that many and the first since Joe Kapp on Sept. 28, 1969.
The others read like a who’s who of passers who defied the 3-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust days long before the NFL became so pass-happy: Sid Luckman, Adrian Burk, George Blanda and Y.A. Tittle.
“It was an awesome night,” Manning told NBC after the 49-27 Broncos victory. “Our offensive line did a heck of a job against a great pass rush, gave me good time.”
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