» Once the Broncos went into the no-huddle offense in the second quarter, Manning (129.2 passer rating) was unstoppable. Denver had three touchdowns and a field goal in its final four possessions.
» Roethlisberger's night will be remembered for the Porter play, but he played very well on balance. Roethlisberger was at his best moving out of the pocket and lengthening plays. Sound familiar?
» An extremely shaky effort from replacement referees. Numerous errors, large and small. Were they spooked by the national stage or just out of their depth? Either way, it wasn't good.