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Manning rallies Broncos over Bengals

  • By Associated Press
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CINCINNATI -- Peyton Manning overcame two interceptions by throwing three touchdown passes Sunday, rallying the Denver Broncos to a 31-23 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Trindon Holliday also returned a kickoff a Broncos-record 105 yards for a touchdown.

Manning improved to 8-0 career against Cincinnati (3-5), which has lost four in a row for the first time in two years. This win didn't come so easily.

The four-time MVP threw two interceptions -- one in the end zone -- that led to 10 points and a 20-17 Bengals lead early in the fourth quarter.

That's when the Broncos (5-3) have been at their best.

Manning threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Joel Dreessen to put Denver back in front. After Andy Dalton underthrew an under-pressure pass that was picked off by Champ Bailey, Manning put it away with a 4-yard pass to Eric Decker with 3:36 remaining.

Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

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