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Weekend: Luck shines, Charles returns

Updated: August 13, 2012, 2:15 PM ET
By Eric Karabell
While new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was one of the main attractions when the NFL preseason opened Thursday night -- and Manning didn't disappoint -- the enduring quarterback performance of the weekend likely came in the lone game Sunday.

That's when Manning's replacement with the Indianapolis Colts, top overall draft pick Andrew Luck, threw a touchdown pass on his first attempt and finished with 188 passing yards and two scores in a resounding 38-3 win over the St. Louis Rams.

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