Peyton Manning has Justin Smith and Aaron Lynch in his sights, not Brett Favre.
No matter how you look at it, when the San Francisco 49ers come to Denver this Sunday to face the Broncos, football fans are in for a treat. Two of the best in the west go toe-to-toe on Sunday Night Football.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed, watch Jim Harbaugh do push ups with a walrus, an Aussie kid throw a hissy fit over a foul ball, Phil Martelli’s grandson “do” Phil Martelli and why an Italian baseball team is, er, red in the face.
Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.
Seventy-nine days before Peyton Manning punched the Broncos’ ticket to the Super Bowl head coach John Fox lay on a golf course near his offseason home in North Carolina and feared he was dying.
The Ravens came out of a three-game losing streak to make it to the big game in The Big Easy. December started off rough for the Ravens with consecutive losses to the Steelers, Redskins and Broncos. But as fate would have it, their lowest point became a turning point.
Denver Broncos offensive lineman Zane Beadles said the sting of losing to the Baltimore Ravens is still lingering and he had a hard time watching the championship games on Sunday.
Any chance Stanford coach David Shaw might’ve had of facing a letdown from his players faded when the latest rankings came out.
John Elway hasn’t even interviewed his first head coaching candidate and already the Denver Broncos’ new football boss is 0 for 2.
Hall of Famer John Elway is embarking on another comeback.