The Baltimore Ravens couldn’t keep Trindon Holliday out of the record books a year ago, although they did manage to relegate him to a footnote.
Peyton Manning doesn’t want to spend much time looking back at past playoff experiences; he’s focused on this weekend’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
Ever since returning from his heart operation last month, Denver Broncos coach John Fox seems like a new man. More pep in his step, more color in his face, more boom in his voice.
The Colts and Broncos have already secured a playoff spot, with others offered the chance this weekend if all breaks right. The question is, which team will win the AFC Championship this year?
But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Neither David Wilson nor Ray Rice got off to the flying start they wanted last week. The Broncos absolutely flattened the defending Super Bowl champs by a score of 49-27, while the Cowboys edged passed the Giants 36-31 in the opening week of the season.
It was a coming out party for tight end Julius Thomas last Thursday in the Broncos-Ravens game.
Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning tied the record for seven touchdowns during Thursday night’s game against the defending Super Bowl champions the Baltimore Ravens. But John Elway got the credit in one early-edition newspaper.
Peyton Manning directed Denver to a 49-27 victory over the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night.