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.
Of all the records Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos’ high-octane offense set this season, one stands out to wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert.
Peyton Manning helped the Broncos clinch the top seed in the AFC playoffs for the Broncos with a 34-14 victory over Oakland on Sunday.
Five Broncos players have been selected to the Pro Bowl, including quarterback Peyton Manning who was picked for the 13th time in his career.
Anybody who wants to question Knowshon Moreno’s passion for the game needs to look no further than Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Denver Broncos lead the league in an exhaustive list of offensive categories: Points, yards, passing, first downs, third down efficiency. Oh, and fumbles.
Starting defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson dislocated his hip on Sunday night, which could end his season. He wasn’t the only player to be hurt in the loss, as Knowshon Moreno and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie were also injured, but unlike Vickerson, Moreno and DRC should be good to go soon.
A loss like the one the Broncos experienced on Sunday night can be a turning point for an NFL team. Could it be for this year’s Broncos squad?