Knowshon Moreno ran miraculously Sunday.
Moreno, who has been the butt of jokes and on the wrong end of harsh criticism for years, carried the Denver Broncos to victory Sunday over the New York Giants.
The fifth-year running back started off the team's scoring with a touchdown run in the second quarter. He was given the quick toss and went around the right side, put out a strong stiff arm and ran over a defender for the touchdown and 7-3 lead.
Later, in the third quarter, Moreno took the ball again to the right, turned on the jets and carried a Giants' defender into the end zone for his second score of the day. That touchdown put the Broncos up 24-16, to widen the lead back to eight after New York scored minutes earlier to make it a one point game.
For the 26-year old, it was the first time he ran for two touchdowns in a game since 2010, and his 93 total yards were the most of any Broncos back this season so far.
The performance was so great, he's been nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week. You can vote for Moreno to win the award by clicking here. Moreno faces stiff competition of James Starks (132 yards and 1 TD) and Marshawn Lynch (98 yards and 2 TDs).
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning won the FedEx Air Player of the Week last week after throwing seven touchdowns and Moreno looks to become the second Denver player to win in as many weeks.
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