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.
Thursday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens is one of the most talked about NFL games and one of the most anticipated rematches since last season.
John Elway has been down this lonely road before, trudging through the tunnel in deafening silence after a stunning loss at home as the AFC’s prohibitive Super Bowl favorite following a 13-3 regular season.
Champ Bailey won’t play in the Denver Broncos’ opener against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night because of a sprained left foot.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is asking everyone to show their Broncos spirit this week.