A trip to the Super Bowl doesn’t necessarily run through New England, though that looks fairly likely as week 11 closes shop.
Peyton Manning admittedly stunk up Gillette Stadium. If that’s the case, he wasn’t alone. “I think we all stunk,” coach John Fox said Monday after the Denver Broncos’ 43-21 loss at New England.
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.
CBSDenver.com writer Brett Heinzerling is probably one of the few Broncos fans to say it — “Thank you, Josh McDaniels.”
Tom Brady threw for a record five first-half touchdown passes, three to Rob Gronkowski, and the New England Patriots opened a 42-10 lead over Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos.
Former Denver Broncos owner Edgar F. Kaiser Jr., who oversaw the trade that brought Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway to Denver, has died, according to a charitable foundation Kaiser established.
Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos are even bigger underdogs at New England this weekend than they were against Pittsburgh.