Down 10-0 to the Cardinals late in the third quarter, the Broncos scored their first touchdown of the game on a 103-yard kickoff return by rookie cornerback Omar Bolden. After a scoreless first half, the Cardinals completed their comeback in the fourth quarter thanks to a trio of field goals from Prater. The six-year veteran converted on attempts from 19 yards, 43 yards and a game-winning 44-yards all in the fourth quarter.
Caleb Hanie got the start for the Broncos at quarterback. He finished the game 7-for-13 for 75 passing yards, but was sacked five times. Ronnie Hillman led Denver's running backs with 68 rushing yards on 14 carries, while Greg Orton caught three passes for 57 receiving yards to led the Bronco's receiving corps.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning did not play in Thursday's game.
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