Sports - Denver Broncos

Dec 24, 2012 1:54 AM by Andy Koen

Broncos extend streak to 10

DENVER - The Denver Broncos continue to stay hot riding a 10 game winning streak into the final game of the 2012 season beating the Cleveland Browns 34-12 Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 339 yards and 3 touchdowns to wide receivers Demarius Thomas (9 catches, 102 yards, 1 TD) and Eric Decker (6 catches, 65 yards, 2 TD.) Manning

Knowshon Moreno (22 carries for 78 yards) Ronnie Hillman (6 carries for 35 yards) carried the most of the load for the Broncos rushing game. However, fullback Jacob Hester scored the team's lone rushing touchdown.

The Broncos have scored at least 30 points in eight of their past 10 contests. The teams 409 points this season is 3rd best in the league behind the Patriots (529) and Saints (423.)

Meanwhile, Denver's defense continues to smother opponents allowing the fewest points of any team in the AFC with 286. The teams 48 sacks also leads all NFL franchises.

Von Miller added 1.5 sacks in the game to break Elvis Dumerville's 2009 team record with 17.5 on the season. Wesley Woodyard (1.5), Derek Wolfe (1) and Dumerville (2).


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