It was a bear of a day for the defense to shut down because Denver’s offense didn’t want to win this one.
After a week of Vance Joseph preaching Case Keenum get more aggressive, the first-year Bronco through two picks.
Peppers made a play at necessary time, with the Bronco in field goal position at Cleveland’s 29-yard-line. Peppers came across the field to make the pick in the end zone and the Brown converted the turnovers into three points.
Peppers then had the game-winning sack on 4th and 10 as the Broncos were inching closer and closer to field goal range.
Lindsay entered the contest ranked fourth in the NFL in rushing, and first in the AFC. Yet on his first nine attempts, he had 13 yards. Lindsay ended up with 24 yards on 14 carries. Lindsay also caught four balls for 20 yards.