In recent weeks, plenty of Broncos fans have been worried about how lousy Peyton Manning has looked even in victories. But Denver boosters got a reality check on Sunday against the Chargers, when a flu-stricken Manning went out with an injury and his replacement, Brock Osweiler, stunk up the joint, Johnny Football-style. Fortunately, Manning returned and led Denver to a 22-10 victory, but that didn't stop Twitter Nation from worrying and/or celebrating the thought that Manning might wind up on the shelf. Here are the photo-illustrated top twenty tweets about that and related topics, including the its/it's error on one of Osweiler's tattoos -- plus a bonus Vine of what happens when Peyton Manning tries to block.
Good job Broncos! Peyton Manning is totally the Terminator Playing with a hurt thigh and a flu! Dun dun dun! Watch out Chargers!
— Benjamin Nelson (@BenjaminNelson0) December 14, 2014
Sad truth: Peyton Manning with the flu and an injured thigh > Phillip Rivers #DENvsSD
— Rebecca Perez (@Rebecca_A_Perez) December 15, 2014
Broncos fans when they saw Brock Osweiler come in... pic.twitter.com/miWVTGw4KD
— SportsNation (@SportsNation) December 14, 2014
I cannot watch Peyton play knowing he's hurt.. that grimace is killing me inside
— Ms. Connie (@cdubyah76) December 14, 2014
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about what a nightmare it'd be for the Broncos if Peyton Manning was hurt. Number 16:
I hate Peyton manning he overrated too
— Kyam (@Tunechi_FL) December 14, 2014
— HoHoHoMohctane (@hemohctane) December 14, 2014
Brock Osweiler's tattoo...
Hmm...good thing Donnie used spell check on his pic.twitter.com/6e7mLfvNLQ
— Daily Fantify (@DailyFantify) December 14, 2014
Peyton is hurt, sick and throwing some fugly balls. Yet, he is doing enough.
— Neil Berman (@ysnchost) December 14, 2014
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about what a nightmare it'd be for the Broncos if Peyton Manning was hurt. Number 12:
Despite last season's Super Bowl, Peyton Manning is a helluva great quarterback, Statistic
— Beathag Goakes (@BeathagGoakes) December 15, 2014
The @nfl sucks the fuck outta peyton manning! They get every call smh
— Tyler Dewitt (@Ty_Dewitt52) December 14, 2014
Love Boomer making excuses for Peyton Manning, "He was sick, he wasn't 100%..." Bro, you almost lost to the Chargers.
— Saint Brendan (@SaintBrendan) December 15, 2014
— Costaki Economopoulo (@FunnyCostaki) December 15, 2014
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about what a nightmare it'd be for the Broncos if Peyton Manning was hurt. Number 8:
Please lord don't let Peyton be injured for the rest of the season
— Pat (@Hart0316) December 14, 2014
Brock Osweiler is in. pic.twitter.com/884mth7YXd
— Kyle MacNCheese (@SomeoneHasKyle) December 14, 2014
— Andrew Mason (@MaseDenver) December 15, 2014
"I was throwing and I just heard this big roar," Osweiler said. "I didn't even have to turn my head. I knew what it was."
— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) December 15, 2014
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about what a nightmare it'd be for the Broncos if Peyton Manning was hurt. Number 4:
Peyton Manning played better puking up his pancreas than Aaron Rodgers played healthy. Damn.
— Ryan☆Merrys (@FlatCapDebugger) December 15, 2014
If Peyton Manning got seriously injured I'd probably ball my eyes out...
— Gabie Schmidt (@G_Schmidt15) December 14, 2014
— C.D. Carter (@CDCarter13) December 14, 2014
Damn that osweiler kid sucks lol... Get Peyton healthy quick haha
— Baba (@m_saar17) December 14, 2014
This is what happens when Peyton Manning tries to block. https://t.co/8NLTuOPSfn
— Josh Katzowitz (@joshkatzowitz) December 14, 2014
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