Monday Night Football Recap — Broncos Cruise Past Raiders, 37-21
Peyton Manning passed for 374 yards and three touchdowns, and the Broncos easily beat the Oakland Raiders, 37-21, on Monday night in Denver. The Broncos (3-0) built a 27-7 halftime lead behind a nearly flawless performance from Manning, who led Denver to points on all but one of the team’s first-half drives.
Eric Decker had eight receptions for 133 yards and a score for the Broncos. Demaryius Thomas led Denver with 10 catches for 94 yards.
Raiders’ quarterback Terrelle Pryor threw for 281 yards, including a 73-yard TD to Denarius Moore, but he had almost no running game to help keep the Broncos’ defense off-balance. Oakland (1-2) finished with just 49 yards rushing on the game.