Aside from the first-team defense looking dominant yet again, one of the primary storylines of the first half of preseason game three for the Broncos was the pass protection – or lack thereof – for Peyton Manning in several of the early drives.

In the first half alone, Denver allowed three sacks for -21 yards. It was the first time the team had allowed so many sacks since allowing four against Indianapolis in 2013.

Head coach Gary Kubiak during the halftime interview said that pass protection was an issue and with 40 plays under their belt in the half, he’d be turning over the offense to the second unit.

As usual, the MHS team was all over the game with expert analysis and insight. Here’s the best from Twitter on Manning’s pass protection…