Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/5/12
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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