Seattle handed Denver a 40-10 loss in the Great Northwest in August during the 2013 preseason.T

While teams don’t generally take much stock in preseason games, Peyton Manning said executive vice president of football operations John Elway took the team to task after the loss, according to a Sports Illustrated story.

“John pretty much laid it on us after that game — that was a butt kicking,” Manning said, according to Pro Football talk. “He talked about what he thought our potential could be and didn’t want to see that wasted. I think guys got the message.

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