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Tale of the tape

Broncos

(credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after they defeated the New England Patriots 26 to 16 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Seattle Seahawks

Denver Broncos

Super Bowl Preview: Seattle Seahawks Vs. Denver Broncos
  1. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Jan. 12, 2014, in Denver. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
    AFC Championship Tale Of The Tape: New England Patriots Vs. Denver Broncos

    The Patriots come into the AFC Championship after dominating the Colts with their running game. However, don’t think for a second that Tom Brady is going to dial it down against the Broncos.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

    The Chargers outplayed and outschemed the Cincinnati Bengals in their wild-card victory. The Broncos are hoping to avoid another home loss to San Diego.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Denver Broncos At Oakland Raiders

    Peyton Manning will never admit this, but he would have liked it if the Ravens had beaten the Patriots, because that would have allowed the Broncos to clinch the top seed in the AFC playoffs.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Denver Broncos At Houston Texans

    The Broncos are coming off a rare poor game against the Chargers in Week 15, but the football Gods smiled on them because the Patriots also lost and it did not cost Denver the inside track on the No. 1 seed in the AFC.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

    The Chargers have a huge task on their plate as they prepare to face the AFC’s best and most explosive teams.