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Peyton Manning's season opener against the Colts might be one of the most anticipated season openers in Broncos' history. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Top 5 Most Important Broncos Season Openers

Here’s a look at some of the most eagerly awaited or important Broncos season openers, in reverse chronological order, since the franchise joined the NFL.

09/02/2014

Peyton Manning hands off during the Broncos-Texans game on Saturday night. (credit: Evan Semon/CBSDenver.com)

My Concerns For The 2014 Denver Broncos

Look, the Denver Broncos not the dregs of the NFL. They are not, say, the Raiders, the Jaguars, any of those teams that consistently disappoint.

08/26/2014

Mike Shanahan (credit: CBS)

Shanahan: Like Elway Did, Manning Needs Support, Too

When the Broncos announced last week that long-time owner Pat Bowlen would step down from his duties as CEO, Mike Shanahan reflected on his time as Broncos head coach with CBS4’s Vic Lombardi.

07/28/2014

Von Miller (credit: CBS)

The Broncos Endured Many Challenges On Their Way To A Stellar Season

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.

01/16/2014

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos hangs his head during a break in the action in the fourth quarter of a game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Broncos Feel Late Losses Make Them Better

A year ago, Denver roared into the playoffs riding an 11-game winning streak and promptly lost for the first time in 98 days. So much for momentum. This year, the Broncos are again 13-3 and the AFC’s top seed, two home wins away from the Super Bowl.

01/07/2014

Mike Shanahan (credit: CBS)

Mike Shanahan Returning To A Place He Still Calls Home

Mike Shanahan is the only coach to bring a Super Bowl title to the Mile High City, but the gleam of the two Lombardi Trophies he won faded.

10/24/2013

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos is tackled by the face mask by George Selvie #99 of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning Masters The Game Of Inches

In the pivotal moment of Denver’s latest win, Peyton Manning and Knowshon Moreno were debating how to execute what the Broncos call “First Down, Fall Down”

10/10/2013

Terrell Davis and Montee Ball (credit: CBS)

Montee Ball Meets Childhood Hero Terrell Davis

Montee Ball was star struck. Terrell Davis was awe struck. The Denver Broncos Ring of Famer and current NFL Network analyst visited his old team Friday to interview the rookie running back.

08/03/2013

Running back Montee Ball #28 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs the ball against the Stanford Cardinal in the 99th Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio on January 1, 2013 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Montee Ball Out To Make A Name For Himself — Again

Whether known as Mon-TAY or Mon-TEE, running back Montee Ball made quite a name for himself during his record-setting career at Wisconsin.

05/11/2013

John Lynch (credit: CBS)

4 Former Broncos Make 1st Cut For Hall-Of-Fame

First-time candidates John Lynch, Michael Strahan and Jonathan Ogden were among 27 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2013 class announced Friday.

11/30/2012

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