Thomas off to a fast start with Manning in Denver

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Demaryius Thomas sure has a knack for dashing into history.

Eight months after scoring the longest overtime touchdown in NFL playoff annals, the Denver Broncos' big receiver burned the Pittsburgh Steelers again by hauling in Peyton Manning's 400th touchdown toss.

In January, it was an 80-yard grab from Tim Tebow on a crossing pattern that secured Denver's first playoff win in six seasons. On Sunday night, he hauled in a "smoke screen" designed to beat the blitz and gain about 10 yards and weaved his way for a 71-yard score.

With that, Manning joined Brett Favre and Dan Marino in the exclusive 400-TD club