/N.F.L. Week 8 Previews and Picks

N.F.L. Week 8 Previews and Picks


Peyton Manning has had three interceptions returned for touchdowns this season.

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Here’s a look at the games of N.F.L. Week 8, and who we think will win them.

Best Games to Watch

Green Bay Packers (6-0) at Denver Broncos (6-0)

8:30 p.m. Line: Packers by 3

The only quarterback who seems to give the Broncos’ championship-caliber defense consistent trouble is Peyton Manning. He may wear the same color jersey as Von Miller, Brandon Marshall and the rest of the Denver defenders, but Manning has been their worst enemy, with three interceptions returned for touchdowns accounting for 20 of the 102 points allowed by Denver this season. The team’s turnovers have led to 34 points over all, according to SportingCharts.com.

The interesting thing about Denver is that if its quarterback was not named Manning, fans would very likely be lining up to praise the team instead of expecting the bottom to drop out.

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