- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

DENVER (7-0) at INDIANAPOLIS (3-5)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 5-2, Colts 3-5

SERIES RECORD - Tied 12-12

LAST MEETING - Colts beat Broncos 24-13, Jan. 11, 2015 in AFC divisional playoffs

LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Packers 29-10; Colts lost to Panthers 29-26, OT

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 2 (tie), Colts No. 18

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (26), PASS (13).

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (4), PASS (1).

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (24), PASS (14).

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (28), PASS (27T).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos are 7-0 for second time in franchise history and are one of nine teams since 1970 merger to allow no first-quarter points through first seven games. … Peyton Manning returns to Indy with chance to break Brett Favre’s records for most regular-season wins (186) and yards passing (71,838). Manning needs 284 yards to become NFL’s career leader. … Manning is 1-2 vs. former team, losing only other visit to Lucas Oil Stadium in 2013. … TE Vernon Davis could make Broncos’ debut after being acquired in Monday’s trade. His brother, Vontae, is Colts cornerback. … Gary Kubiak is fourth coach since merger to win first seven games with team, but is 1-12 all-time as head coach or assistant coach vs. Colts. … Denver has allowed five sacks in last six games. … OLB DeMarcus Ware needs one sack to tie John Abraham (133 ½) for 10th in NFL history. … WR Demaryius Thomas can break Rod Smith’s franchise record for 100-yard games (31). … Colts coach Chuck Pagano is Colorado native. … Indy is 3-0 vs. AFC South, 0-5 against all other divisions. … Colts have lost three straight for first time since Pagano arrived in 2012. … QB Andrew Luck has league-high 12 interceptions despite missing two games. His next TD pass will be No. 100. … Frank Gore needs 107 yards rushing to pass Fred Taylor (11,695) for No. 11 on NFL’s all-time list. … Andre Johnson needs 15 yards receiving to pass Hall of Famer Cris Carter (13,899) for No. 11 all-time and 48 yards to pass Steve Smith Sr. (13,932) for 10th. … Fantasy Tip: Manning has six TDs and one interception in three games vs. Indy.

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