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.
Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Indianapolis Colts upset Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday in the AFC playoffs.
The Denver Broncos offense started strong with a drive on their first possession that ended in a touchdown, but after that there were no fireworks in the first half.
Demaryius Thomas ended the quickest overtime in NFL history — 11 seconds — with the longest winning touchdown in any playoff game ever. His electrifying catch from Tebow sent the Broncos to a 29-23 win.
When the Broncos meet the Colts in the playoffs this weekend, it’s likely the Thomas giving the Colts headaches will be Demaryius, not Julius.
If the Denver Broncos assume they’ll face the same Indianapolis Colts they topped in the season opener, they’re both right and wrong.
The Broncos provided plenty of highlight-reel plays en route to 12 wins this season. Here are the five best.
Judging by the scarcity of players working with strength and conditioning coach Luke Richesson to the side, the bye week did the battered Denver Broncos an abundance of good.
The waiting is over. The Denver Broncos now know they will be hosting the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the NFL playoffs next Sunday, and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas says he’ll be ready to play.
Peyton Manning gets to face his former team and his successor after Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts beat Cincinnati in the wild-card round Sunday.