Originally posted on CBS Denver:
DENVER (AP) – Fall behind by 20. Lose by six. Take away those ugly interceptions and this failed comeback should have felt plenty familiar to Peyton Manning.
For the second straight game, Manning’s comeback from way down came up short for the Denver Broncos.
Matt Schaub threw for four touchdowns against a confused Broncos defense Sunday to stake the Houston Texans to a big lead on the way to a 31-25 victory.
Houston reached 3-0 for the first time in the franchise’s 11-season history and beat Manning for only the third time in 19 tries – and for the first time ever in a road game.
Manning finished 25 for 51 for 310 yards with no interceptions and two touchdowns. Both scores and 100 of those yards came after the Broncos (1-2) had fallen behind by 20, the way they did in Atlanta last Monday when their rally came…
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