After hurrying Denver’s quick-strike, high-octane offense through a record-shattering regular season, Peyton Manning has turned the Broncos into a slow-grinding, clock-eating machine in the playoffs.
Champ Bailey finally gets a chance to live up to his name. The 12-time Pro Bowler is headed to his first Super Bowl in his 15th – and most trying – NFL season.
Maybe it’s because the forecast calls for the mercury to push toward 60 degrees Sunday, when plenty of fans will be tempted to get in a quick nine holes before heading down to the stadium to fire up the grill.
Wes Welker jumped at the chance to team up with Peyton Manning in Denver, where he signed a two-year deal for $12 million, $1 million more per year than the Patriots had offered.
Peyton Manning’s road to the Super Bowl has taken an unexpected detour. Through Omaha, of all places.
After dispatching San Diego Sunday on the anniversary of last year’s crushing loss to Baltimore in eerily similar circumstances, Peyton Manning stands one win from a shot at becoming the first quarterback to win Super Bowls with two franchises.
Neither Ronnie Hillman nor Montee Ball would pry the football from Knowshon Moreno’s grasp, something nobody’s been able to do since Atlanta linebacker Stephen Nicholas stripped him on Sept. 17, 2012
Philip Rivers likes to say the San Diego Chargers have been in playoff mode since last month, scrapping just to squeak into the postseason party.
Unlike most of the players on the Broncos, Sunday will be the first time tight end Julius Thomas will experience the thrill of playing in a playoff game.
The Denver Broncos are 13-3 and own the AFC’s top seed, just like last year. Only this time, they’ve lost to each of the three remaining teams in the bracket.