October 29, 2015
BRONCOS K BRANDON McMANUS NAMED AFC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE MONTH
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for October, the National Football League informed the Broncos on Thursday.
This represents the first such honor of McManus’ career and the ninth conference special teams player of the month recognition in Broncos history since the award was initiated in 1993.
McManus connected on 10-of-11 field goals and all five PATs as the Broncos posted a 3-0 record in October. He led all AFC players with 11.7 points per game in October, totaling 35 points in Denver’s three games.
He also kicked the first two game-winning field goals of his career in October—a 39-yarder in Week 4 (10/4) against Minnesota (1:15 remaining in 4th qtr.) and a 34-yarder in Week 6 (10/18) at Cleveland (4:56 remaining in overtime).
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