Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping. The connection: Flawless, as usual.
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.
Both Patriots Nation and Broncos Country are looking forward to Brady/Manning XV. The rest of the planet will probably enjoy the game, too.
Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is out for the rest of the playoffs after an MRI on Monday revealed a torn ACL in his left knee, a person with knowledge of the results told The Associated Press.
The last top seed to open its playoff run against a team it had just lost to at home in December was the 2008 New York Giants, who were beaten again by Philadelphia in the rematch.
Von Miller is set to have surgery to repair his torn right ACL in Florida on Thursday.
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.
Nate Irving knows he’s no Von Miller. Still, he’s relishing the chance to serve as his stand-in for the Broncos’ playoff run now that Denver’s star is awaiting surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right knee.
Finally, the Denver Broncos can get ready for some meaningful football. Oh, sure, the 13 wins and all those records Peyton Manning set will count, but the regular season was simply a warm-up act for a team with the Super Bowl on its radar.
Five Broncos players have been selected to the Pro Bowl, including quarterback Peyton Manning who was picked for the 13th time in his career.