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Ravens at Broncos | Saturday, 4:30

Having Manning led to breakout years for Thomas, Decker

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — They were frustrated a year ago when Tim Tebow didn’t target them very often — and often missed his targets when he did.

Eric Decker and Demaryius Thomas have flourished with Peyton Manning under center, combining for 179 catches, 2,498 yards, and 23 touchdowns this season.

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