Peyton Manning’s touchdown-less Sunday shouldn’t have happened

Somehow, Demaryius Thomas did not secure this absolute certainty of a touchdown pass.

Demaryius Thomas should send his quarterback a thank-you card this week.

Peyton Manning is catching all the flak for a dismal scoring day — and the Broncos receiver isn't hearing his share for a surefire touchdown drop.

It happened early in the third quarter. Thomas shook a defender on a post route and Manning delivered a throw to him in the back of the end zone.

The Pro Bowler just dropped it, securing a scrutiny-filled week for No. 18.

“I just have to make that play,” Thomas told KUSA's Mike Klis. “That's one drop for me that I shouldn't have had.''

(h/t KUSA)

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