There was one team ready to move onto the AFC Championship Game Sunday night, and it wasn’t the Denver Broncos. The Indianapolis Colts out-preformed the Broncos in every aspect of the game and won the playoff contest 24-13.
When Colts owner Jim Irsay scans the field Sunday, he’ll see in the Denver Broncos the kind of team he admittedly couldn’t surround Peyton Manning with nearly enough during their 14 years together in Indianapolis.
To Andrew Luck and Chuck Pagano, studying Denver’s secondary this week must have seemed like watching the Pro Bowl announcements.
As the dandy dozen prepare for the playoffs, here’s a look at the signature strength of each team along with their most worrisome weakness.
The bad certainly came with the good tonight, as the Broncos couldn’t crush the Bills as it looked like they would at one point. Denver turned the ball over too many times and couldn’t capitalize on Buffalo’s turnovers, making it a close win in the end.
Wide receiver Cody Latimer spent his summer burning cornerback Bradley Roby in a daily must-see matchup of Big Ten rookies vying to make an immediate impact in the NFL.
Home sweet home. That’s the message Bradley Roby has for Denver Broncos fans who are wringing their hands over team’s 22-7 loss in St. Louis on Sunday.
It started out rough and tough, like any classic AFC West matchup is bound to play out. But the tide turned from the Oakland Raiders to the Denver Broncos during one key play in the second quarter and Denver dominated from that point forward.
For the second straight Sunday Peyton Manning started off a game looking off of his usual MVP form. But late in the first half Broncos fans forget about all that.
Peyton Manning threw for 438 yards, but most of those came after the Patriots rolled to a 20-point halftime lead on their way to a surprisingly lopsided win over the favored Broncos.