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John Elway doesn’t see Peyton Manning riding off into that orange Rocky Mountain sunset the way Elway did 15 years ago if the Denver Broncos quarterback caps his record-setting season with a second Super Bowl ring.
Former Broncos wide receiver Brandon Stokley and running back Reggie Rivers both believe the Broncos mid-season loss to the Patriots was a lesson learned by the team and will help them in the AFC Championship game.
Denver’s mayor made a friendly wager with Boston’s mayor over Sunday’s AFC Championship game.
The good news: either Manning or Brady will get to go to another Super Bowl. The bad news: one of them will not, and be denied adding more to his legacy yet again.
The Broncos are one win away from their first Super Bowl appearance since they won it in 1998. But the Broncos faced many more challenges to get to the point they are now as opposed to the team 16 years ago.
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.
Champ Bailey says he’s ready for an increased workload as the Denver Broncos scramble to make up for the loss of shutdown cornerback Chris Harris Jr.
Peyton Manning insists Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Broncos and the Patriots is a battle between two teams, but many football fans simplify it by calling it “Manning vs. Brady.”
Look around town and you’ll see Broncos flags and fans proudly sporting their Broncos gear this week, but if you look closer you might also spot some silliness mixed in with the fandom.