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NFL: Denver 41, New York Giants 23

Sept. 15, 2013 at 8:28 PM
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning threw two RD passes Sunday and improved to 3-0 all-time against his brother Eli in the Denver Broncos' 41-23 spanking of the New York Giants.

Peyton Peyton passed for 307 yards, hooking up with Wes Welker and Julius Thomas on scoring strikes for the Broncos (2-0).

The elder Manning -- coming off a seven-touchdown performance last week against Baltimore -- had prevailed over Eli twice previously, both times when he was playing for the Indianapolis Colts.

Knowshon Moreno rushed for two touchdowns and Trindon Holliday returned a punt 81 yards for a score for Denver.

Eli Manning went 28-of-49 through the air for 362 yards and a touchdown but was intercepted four times for the Giants (0-2), who dropped a second straight to begin the season for the first time since 2007.

Victor Cruz led New York's receiving corps with eight catches for 118 yards.

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