Peyton Manning and the Broncos didn't need to keep passing the ball late in their rout over Houston.

But they kept throwing the ball so Manning could set the single-season touchdown record. Manning did so, when he connected on a deep pass late to Julius Thomas for his 51st touchdown this season.

Manning also threw two touchdowns to Eric Decker and one to Demaryius Thomas in Denver's win.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.