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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.
It took 15 seasons in the NFL for Champ Bailey of the Broncos to finally make it to the Super Bowl.
Peyton Manning’s foundation for at-risk youth will receive a $24,800 donation for all the times he shouted “Omaha!” during the AFC championship game Sunday.
Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping. The connection: Flawless, as usual.
Perhaps in an attempt to confuse the Patriots defense the Broncos offense on Sunday afternoon put some players in unexpected roles.
Only one of them can be the greatest.
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.
A zoo lion has picked the Denver Broncos to win their game against the New England Patriots on Sunday.