Cleveland managed to shrink the Broncos lead to eight points on a 53-yard field goal by Phil Dawson, his second of the game.
Manning and the Broncos answered back with 4:39 to play in the third quarter on his second touchdown connection with Eric Decker on the day, an eight-yard pass to put the Broncos up by fifteen points. Manning has been impressive on the afternoon, throwing for 339 yards and three touchdowns. The lone blemish on the 15-year veteran's outing thus far was an interception at the end of the first half.
Decker has six catches for 65 yards and two touchdowns, while Demaryius Thomas has hauled in nine passes for 102 yards and a touchdown.