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Peyton Manning reveals bizarre reason for Denver Broncos penalty

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Last night Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos eased to a 35-21 victory over their divisional rivals, the San Diego Chargers.

Manning threw all three scoring passes to Broncos Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders as Denver also scored two rushing touchdowns to put themselves out of reach.

However there was one incident towards the end of the game which frustrated Manning and resulted in a false start penalty against the Broncos offense.

Following the two minute warning in the fourth quarter, the Broncos faced 2nd & 5 in their own territory when Manning began furiously signalling to the crowd to lower the noise.

The noise kept up forcing a false start penalty on the Broncos offense, moving them back five yards and leaving Manning looking visibly frustrated.


Well now there is one culprit who has been singled out by Manning and is due for a good talking to from the NFL record holder.

Manning is blaming the Broncos scoreboard operator for the crowd noise who was apparently getting the crowd pumped up during the Broncos drive.

"I got a problem with our scoreboard operator; I've got to have a little talk with him." - Peyton Manning

Manning explained that there were videos of players dancing and celebrating the impending Broncos win on the screen which was making the crowd quite lively.

Clearly Manning's intensity flows throughout the whole Broncos organization and anyone caught taking the game for granted once they're in winning positions will have to face the wrath of #18.

Good one day, bad the other

It appears that the scoreboard operator who was part of NFL history on Sunday will be receiving an earful from the man he helped glorify.

Manning broke Brett Favre's NFL all time touchdown record against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday and naturally, when that happened there was a very pro-Peyton image on the scoreboard at the time.

Manning appeared to be in lesser spirits on Thursday night however as the scoreboards actions angered the future Hall of Famer.

Manning may need to learn to live with the crowd making noise during their drives with a trip to their biggest AFC rival New England Patriots up next.

It is unlikely that the Patriots faithful will respectful of Manning's wishes so he could be in for a tough game next Sunday.

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