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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) congratulates wide receiver Wes Welker (83) after Welker caught a touchdown pass from Manning against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Redskins vs. Broncos

The Denver Broncos scored 38 unanswered points to hold off the Washington Redskins, 45-21, on Sunday at Mile High Stadium.

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins eludes linebacker Shaun Phillips #90 of the Denver Broncos during the first quarter at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Peyton Manning
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 and wide receiver Wes Welker #83 of the Denver Broncos celebrate a touchdown by Welker during the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is tackled short of a first down by linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos during the first quarter at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins looks to pass during the second quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (85) gets
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Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (85) gets up off the turf after catching a touchdown pass against Denver Broncos strong safety Mike Adams (20) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) points
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) points skyward after throwing a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall (23) runs back
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Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall (23) runs back an interception fora touchdown against the Denver Broncos in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Washington Redskins Mike Shanahan watches play against the
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Washington Redskins Mike Shanahan watches play against the Denver Broncos from the sidelines in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris celebrates with
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Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris celebrates with tackle Trent Williams and tackle Tyler Polumbus after scoring a touchdown against the Denver Broncos in the third quarter. (Oct. 27, 2013)

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) crosses
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Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) crosses the goal line for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Line judge Gary Arthur (108) signals a touchdown
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Line judge Gary Arthur (108) signals a touchdown after Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) crossed the goal line against the Washington Redskins in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) is
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Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) is brought down by Denver Broncos free safety Rahim Moore (26) and defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson (99) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) and
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Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) and running back Montee Ball (28) celebrate after Ball scored a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. The touchdown was the first of Ball's NFL career. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) steps
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) steps across the goal line for a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan runs out onto
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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan runs out onto the field before the start an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins warms up before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) congratulates wide
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) congratulates wide receiver Wes Welker (83) after Welker caught a touchdown pass from Manning against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter. (Oct. 27, 2013)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Linebacker Von Miller
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Linebacker Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos sings on the sidelines during warm ups before taking on the Washington Redskins at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins warms up before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws against the
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws against the Washington Redskins during the first quarter. (Oct. 27, 2013)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins warms up before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme (84) is
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Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme (84) is tackled by Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson (26) in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Peyton Manning
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up before taking on the Washington Redskins at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) pulls away
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) pulls away from Washington Redskins linebacker Darryl Tapp (54) in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Wide receiver Leonard
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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 27: Wide receiver Leonard Hankerson #85 of the Washington Redskins runs out of the tunnel before taking on the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) looks
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) looks to pass against the Denver Broncos in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) is
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Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) is tackled by Denver Broncos free safety Rahim Moore (26) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu (29) is
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Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu (29) is tackled by Denver Broncos defensive end Robert Ayers (91) and outside linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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