Manning sharp as Broncos beat Steelers

10:53 PM, Sep 9, 2012   |    comments
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Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Peyton Manning threw for 255 yards and two touchdowns in his first game in almost two years to lead the Denver Broncos to a 31-19 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Manning, who missed all of the 2011 season after undergoing neck surgery, completed 19-of-26 passes for the Broncos (1-0).

Demaryius Thomas caught five passes for 111 yards and a touchdown, while Willis McGahee carried the ball 16 times for 63 yards in the victory.

Ben Roethlisberger went 22-for-39 through the air for 245 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for Pittsburgh (0-1).

Antonio Brown paced all Steelers receivers with 74 yards on four catches.


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