Democracy in action in the Broncos’ backfield

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The precision of Peyton Manning last night limited the amount of impact the Broncos’ running game was going to have.

But when there was a chance, they all wanted in on it.

According to Gray Caldwell of the team’s official website, the Broncos running backs used the only just method to decide who’d get the ball from the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter.

Ronnie Hillman had just run 19 yards, and while the ball was being spotted and measured, Knowshon Moreno and Montee Ball started trying to horn in on his action.

So naturally, it was rock-paper-scissors time.

“We were just messing around on the sideline,” Hillman said. “Just something to do. Have fun.

“Luckily I won. So it all worked out.”

Hillman went rock, while Ball and Moreno called scissors. So Hillman deserved the touchdown on the next carry, because who calls scissors, really?