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Two months after meeting in the AFC championship, the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots are squaring off in the wine and dine game.
Terrance Knighton summed it up for so many Broncos fans when he sat stone-faced after Seattle’s 43-8 drubbing of Denver in the Super Bowl and said, “It doesn’t feel real. It almost feels like a nightmare.”
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.
The collision that knocked Aqib Talib out of the AFC championship game reverberated Monday when Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Wes Welker tried to “take out” the star cornerback.
The NFL conference title games’ television viewership is up big from last season.
Not only were the Denver Broncos players ecstatic about Sunday’s win over the New England Patriots, there were also a lot of happy family members celebrating in the Broncos’ locker room after the game.
Several stores opened early Monday to stock up on Denver Broncos apparel after the Broncos defeated the New England Patriots to earn their first trip to the Super Bowl since 1998.
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos took the lead against the New England Patriots early in the AFC Championship Game on a beautiful afternoon in Denver and didn’t look back.
Champ Bailey has pretty much accomplished everything there is to on a football field. Well, with one glaring exception, which the Denver Broncos cornerback finally remedied Sunday — he’s headed to his first Super Bowl.
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.