Why did the Broncos turn back to Peyton Manning? Let Gary Kubiak explain

It took guts for Gary Kubiak (left) to turn back to Peyton Manning at quarterback. Or make that gut.

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So, he followed it — and told Peyton Manning he better be ready for a second-half appearance in relief of Brock Osweiler.

Osweiler’s performance didn’t really merit a Kubiak switcheroo. His offensive line missed assignments, his receivers dropped balls, and a few unlucky breaks led to big interceptions.


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