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25 Most Explosive Week One Performances In NFL History

Darren - September 10, 2021
NFL

25 Most Explosive Week One Performances In NFL History

Darren - September 10, 2021
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1. Peyton Manning (2013)

Everything went right for Manning in this Week One win over the Ravens. It was one of the greatest displays of his iconic career. He threw seven touchdown passes against a hapless Baltimore team who couldn’t shut him down. Manning tied an NFL record in the process during an explosive game. In the end, he completed 27 of 42 passes for 462 yards (via USA Today Sports).

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This was all about revenge after the Ravens ended the Broncos Super Bowl hopes in 2012. They had a great chance to win before Joe Flacco’s moment of magic to Jacoby Jones. In the end, Manning and his Broncos team got their own back. Baltimore didn’t play badly overall and put 27 points on the board. But Denver’s offense was unstoppable and they scored 49.

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