Peyton Manning benched after breaking NFL record for passing yardage - NFL/NBA round-up

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Manning benched after breaking record

Peyton Manning may have set a new NFL career passing yards record on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, but it wasn’t enough to stop him getting benched.

Kansas City Chiefs v Denver Broncos

In a fairly surprising turn of events, Manning overtook Brett Favre to become the league’s all-time passing yardage leader but was removed from duty in favour of Brock Osweiler.

Osweiler then led two fourth-quarter touchdowns, ensuring things could get very interesting from here on in.

Hardy incident

Moving on, Greg Hardy was supposedly involved in a sideline confrontation with Dallas Cowboys teammate Demarcus Lawrence yesterday, with the pair going ‘nose to nose’.

Philadelphia Eagles v Dallas Cowboys

The Cowboys crumbled late on to record a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with Hardy’s incident being somewhat overshadowed.

Reports say the pair had to be separated, but by the end of the game they were seen walking off the pitch together.

Lakers save face

In the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons to avoid breaking a record of their own - the worst start to a season they’ve ever had.


Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to a 97-85 victory over the Pistons to help record only the second win Los Angeles have had this year. Not inspiring stuff, but it’s better than another loss.

Rose's double vision

Lastly, Derrick Rose may have been featuring regularly for the Chicago Bulls this year, but he might well suffer double vision for as long as three months.

Chicago Bulls v Charlotte Hornets

That’s according to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, who offered an update on Rose’s situation to the media. The player himself has spoken previously about waiting for the issue to clear itself up - it appears he’ll be doing that for longer than most expected.

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