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(Eds: Adds background, quotes. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer The last time the Denver Broncos won a game in Baltimore, a baby-faced John Elway was making his second NFL start and producing his first career fourth-quarter comeback.
That was way back in 1983, before the Colts left for Indianapolis. The Broncos are 0-5 in Baltimore since the Ravens entered the league in 1996.
Champ Bailey doesn't care. He has Peyton Manning on his side this time.
Manning is 8-0 against the Ravens since 2002 with half of those wins coming in Charm City, where the Broncos (10-3) will face the Ravens (9-4) Sunday in the marquee matchup of a weekend brimming with big games.
Bailey puts no stock whatsoever in Denver's dismal record in Baltimore that includes a 30-7 loss in 2009 and a 31-17 defeat a year later.
''We don't have quite the same roster we had the last two times we've been up there,'' Bailey said. ''Hopefully that makes a d...
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So, all year, or at least since everyone realized Matt Ryan was a fraud, Peyton has inexplicably been leading the MVP race. This has made NO sense to me whatsoever. I could not understand how Peyton could possibly be ahead of TB12 in the race. Like did people forget about turnovers all of a sudden? It just made no sense to me. Like yeah, I get it media, Peyton is such a nice guy...
Peyton Manning comments to side judge Greg Bradley in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Many a fan of the Denver Broncos has nearly rolled their eyes of their collective sockets as third and long has become an obvious running situation for the team this season.
It never fails, 3rd and 11? Run the ball… 3rd and 17...
The Ravens have beaten Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning before. Unfortunately, the last time was 2001.
Baltimore is very banged up and the Broncos are on a roll.
So what’s the expectation? The expectation, in my mind, at least, is the Ravens don’t have a chance.
Baltimore hasn’t lost consecutive home games since 2007, when Brian Billick was still coaching the team...
At one point when the Baltimore Ravens had to play against the Indianapolis Colts, the fans of Charm City were excited to have the opportunity to pound the team that left their proud city. However, the Colts had quarterback Peyton Manning and he has tormented Baltimore for the past few years.
Over time, the thrill of going up against Manning was not very thrilling as he posted an...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson's numbers speak for themselves: 1,600 rushing yards, 1,811 total yards from scrimmage and 10 touchdowns. The first two numbers lead the NFL, and he's tied for third in touchdowns.
Peterson knows, in the eyes of some, not even those numbers are enough to sway MVP voters his way. He knows the usual considerations will come for the league...
Football fans traveling through Denver International Airport this holiday season will be greeted by a familiar voice.
Peyton Manning will be the new voice in DIA's train cars beginning Friday and ending Jan. 2.
"Welcome to the Mile High City," Manning Says.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, whose voice usually is heard greeting passengers, decided after the Broncos...
Last week the Denver Broncos released 2013 Pro Bowl numbers for players on the team whom were placing in the top five of their individual positions. Denver currently employs an astounding fifteen players that are receiving top five votes:
Numbers as of December 13th, 2012 (Courtesy DenverBroncos.com).
Broncos’ quarterback (and NFL MVP candidate) Peyton Manning currently leads the...
The Indianapolis Colts have exceeded even the wildest of expectations this season.
The departure of Peyton Manning? A rookie quarterback and a young roster overall, working against a salary cap strapped with dead money? The Colts’ task was daunting entering the season.
And then, three weeks in, the team’s new head coach, Chuck Pagano, was diagnosed with leukemia and would miss...
It took three consecutive years of NFC supremacy in the Super Bowl, an MVP from Green Bay, and a season without Peyton Manning for it to happen, but in September 2012 football analysts across the country were ready to label the NFC as the dominant conference in the National Football League. The pundits argued that the era of Brady vs. Manning had become the time of Rodgers vs....
LOS ANGELES -- USC wide receiver coach Tee Martin had to give himself a recruiting pitch earlier this week. He had a tough decision on his hands. Should he return to a place he's become fond of in Los Angeles, or does he return to his alma mater, Tennessee where new head coach Butch Jones offered him a position on his staff?
Martin is a folk hero in Knoxville. He did something...
This morning, Facebook released its 2012 Year in Review – a look back at the most discussed trends and stories of 2012. Below please find key highlights including most discussed sports topics (NY Giants), the top events (Superbowl XLVI came in at #2 behind the US Presidential Election), most discussed public figures (Tim Tebow made the top five as well as Eli and Peyton Manning...
There are a handful of great games this weekend with one of those games being the Denver Broncos playing on the road against the Baltimore Ravens. Along with the few good games are several games not worth watching and the AFC West will feature two of these as the San Diego Chargers will take on the Carolina Panthers and the Kansas City Chiefs match-up with the Oakland Raiders. This...