The Broncos received the ball to begin the second half and started off on their own 7-yard line following a short return.
Denver got down into New Orleans territory with a couple of big plays – a 19-yard catch by Demaryius Thomas and a 38-yard run by Ronnie Hillman.
Willis McGahee and Thomas combined to touch the ball on five of the next six plays to get the Broncos into the end zone on a 1-yard touchdown catch to Thomas near the front left pylon.
Quarterback Peyton Manning is now 15-of-20 on the night for 213 yards and two touchdown with a QB rating of 142.3.
The Broncos are out-gaining New Orleans 358 yards to the Saints’ 121 after the touchdown, as they hold a 24-7 lead.