Darius Butler

Defense rules again for Broncos in 34-20 win over Colts

Von Miller tormented the quarterback. Aqib Talib had a pick-six .

Just another Sunday for the Broncos, and after two games, the Denver defense is batting away doubts about whether it could lead the way to a Super Bowl repeat.

The Broncos stifled another contender: This time, it was Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts taking a 34-20 beating.

"I'm pretty sure we woke (critics) up today," said Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, alluding to those who didn't think the Broncos would be a repeat threat without Peyton Manning, Malik Jackson and a few others who left after last season's title.

With 1:54 remaining and facing fourth-and-1 at the Indy 17,...