Found December 05, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have done it, having clinched a playoff spot with their 31-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Broncos are becoming a serious championship contender. Here are 10 reasons why the Broncos will play for the AFC championship and a spot in the Super Bowl:
The Broncos’’ defense ranks third behind the 49ers and Steelers. It’s the emergence of the defense, under the guidance of Jack DelRio that has made the team a viable championship contender.
The Broncos’ offense is rated fifth overall and third in point per game. What seems almost scary is that the offense is still a work in progress. It will get better and will be a major force come playoff time.… Read more
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Running back Knowshon Moreno had a big night.
Big Pete provides some post-game thoughts on tonight’s game…
Has a complete and utter domination by one team over another had such a close score? This felt like a 50-7 football game, yet there we were, giving the Raiders hope when there really was none. Like I said in my nit-pick article, we need to crush the souls of our opponents...
Six more divisional rematches as we get ready for the final four weeks of the regular season. With four playoff spots secure, the race is on.
A lot has changed in this league over the last decade or so, but one thing remains the same: Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are constantly in contention in December. And while Manning is in a new home now, that's again the case this year. You could argue that despite some serious concerns Brady's Patriots and Manning's Broncos are in prime positions to meet in the playoffs...
Led by their resurgent superstar quarterback, the Denver Broncos have plenty to play for over the next four weeks even though they've already clinched the AFC West title.
The Oakland Raiders, meanwhile, are searching for any signs of progress amid their 10th straight season without a playoff appearance.
In the midst of their longest winning streak in 14 years, the visiting...
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Starter Peyton Manning is healthy. The division is wrapped up. Is it time for the rookie?
The Denver Broncos are guaranteed a playoff spot at seasons’ end, so will we be seeing rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler this year?
Maybe, but probably not until Week 17—if he is given a chance to start.
With four games to go, the Broncos (9-3) are ranked as...
It’s fourth down. Your team is down by five. There’s four seconds on the clock. And it’s 14 yards to the end zone. Who do you want as your quarterback? Tom Brady? Peyton Manning? Andrew Luck? How many Colts fans would have picked our rookie quarterback at the beginning of the season? And now…after Sunday?
Andrew Luck is quickly becoming that quarterback. That quarterback...