Eagles vs. Broncos 2013 game recap: Denver stomps Philadelphia, 52-20

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The Broncos left no doubt in their Week 4 matchup, burying the Eagles, 52-20, to remain undefeated. Peyton Manning broke even more records this week.

The Denver Broncos broke even more records in Week 4. They steamrolled the Philadelphia Eagles, 52-20. The Broncos' 52 points are a franchise record for most points scored in a single game. Peyton Manning has now thrown for 16 touchdowns in the first four games, breaking another NFL record.

As usual, the Broncos jumped out to a quick lead. Peyton Manning found Wes Welker in the end zone, and Trindon Holliday took a kickoff return 105 yards to the house. The Eagles could only manage a field goal in the first quarter, trailing 14-3. Philadelphia pulled back into the game with Chris Polk's first touchdown of his NFL career. The Broncos continued to dominate on offense, though, using a late second-quarter drive to pull ahead, 21-13, at halftime.

The Broncos took a bigger lead in the third quarter when Manning hooked up with Demaryius Thomas in the corner of the end zone. Manning found Thomas again to bury the Eagles, 35-14. Manning hit Welker again to take control of the game and the rout was on. Denver scored on a blocked punt returned for a touchdown, adding further insult to the rout. The Broncos called off the dogs with a 49-13 lead, bringing in Brock Osweiler to mop up a blowout win.

Fantasy studs and duds

Peyton Manning had another robotic performance, completing 28-of-34 passes for 327 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. He has yet to throw an interception this season.

Injury report

No notable injuries were reported in this game.

Did they cover?

The Broncos entered the game as 10-point favorites, according to OddsShark, and covered the spread with ease.

What's next?

Philadelphia at New York Giants, Oct. 6, 1 p.m. ET
Denver at Dallas, Oct. 6, 4:25 p.m. ET

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