Peyton Manning leads Broncos to early lead in Oakland

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Peyton Manning appears poised to lead the Broncos to home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

The Broncos jumped out to an early 14-0 lead in Oakland on the strength of two Manning touchdown passes, one to Eric Decker and one to Knowshon Moreno.

The Raiders’ offense did not look good early: They went three-and-out on their first drive, and Terrelle Pryor lost a fumble on the first play of the second drive.

It appears that the road to the Super Bowl in the AFC is going through Denver.