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Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) came up big just when the team needed him, playing almost every snap on defense.Fantasy Spin:Facing Tom Brady and without starter Chris Harris could have been a problem, but Bailey and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie played well in holding the Pats passing game in check. Bailey appears to have come out of the game healthy and will have two weeks to rest up for his first Super Bowl.
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Demaryius Thomas: The big-time receiver took over the game late in the second quarter and finished the game with seven catches for 134 yards and a TD. Thomas was quiet early in the championship contest but once the Patriots’ Aqib Talib went out of the game, DT was able to exploit the mismatch.
Terrance Knighton: The man they call “Pot Roast” was a handful on the defensive line...
Peyton Manning is taking the Denver Broncos on a trip to New York for the Super Bowl after another of his impeccably crafted victories — this time, a 26-16 win over the Patriots on Sunday in the AFC title game. Less than three years after being unable to throw a football because of his surgically ravaged neck […]The post Peyton Manning could be the first quarterback to win...
It was certainly a big game for Broncos WR Wes Welker when he faced off against his former team in the AFC Championship game against the Patriots. After contract talks with the Patriots took a turn for the worse and he bolted to Denver. For that reason it must have been satisfying for Welker to get a win.
“It’s sweet, no matter what,” Welker said after the Broncos won the...
Denver Broncos Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had his bell run in Sunday’s AFC Championship game.
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman flattened Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie late in the first quarter sending the cornerback to the turf and then the sidelines.
The status of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is unknown at this time.
The Denver Broncos are Super Bowl bound after their 26-16 win over the New England Patriots Sunday afternoon in the AFC Championship Game. Here are the best tweets from the victory.
Brady, Manning. Patriots. Broncos.
AFC Championship Game.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) January 19, 2014
This guy in the stands at the Patriots vs Broncos game LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE PEYTON...
Matt Prater's 27-yard field goal gave the Denver Broncos a 3-0 lead after one quarter in the AFC championship Sunday at sunny Sports Authority Field.
The much-anticipated 15th matchup between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning took a while to get going as the Patriots went three-and-out on their first two possessions and the Broncos couldn't finish promising drives on their first...
Why do I get the feeling that Welker made this statement with a huge grin on his face.
Welker is head back to another Super Bowl, this time with the Denver Broncos. Welker also played a huge part in preventing the team that no longer wanted him, from reaching the Super Bowl as well.
Welker told USA Today that the victory is sweet, but he also feels bad for New England.
After Sunday’s AFC title game, Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker told reporters that he didn’t intentionally injure Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib.
“It was one of those plays where it’s kind of a rough play, and I was trying to get him to go over the top, and I think he was thinking the same thing and wanted to come underneath and we just kind of collided,” Welker said...
Welker may have laid the smack down on Aqib Talib on the field, ultimately forcing the stud cornerback out for the rest of the game. But the head coach of the Patriots, Welker's former team who departed on negative terms was smacked with the words the legendary coach had to say.Early in the game Wes Welker hit Talib pretty hard on what is called a "Pick" or a "...
The Denver Broncos defensive game plan was executed to perfection in yesterday’s AFC Championship Game.
The reason why the New England Patriots offense was clicking so well prior was because of the teams ability to run the football.
LaGerrette Blount was playing at a crazy high level. In the Pats previous 2 games, Blount ran for a combined 355 yards and 6 touchdowns.
He was averaging...
See Denver’s Mile High Stadium like never before from this helmet cam footage from a member of the Denver Broncos Thunderstorm parachute team. The footage was taken before Sunday’s championship game against the Patriots. The speed of the descent is incredible to see and the stunt was the perfect way to start what would be a gamewinning day for the Broncos.
Fox also likes to chew gum.
This game didn’t go the way we hoped.
The Patriots simply never got on track on defense, and the offense took far too long to come alive. The Broncos scored only 13 points in the first half, despite gaining massive yardage and dominating the time of possession. The Pats’ defense bent all the way down the field but didn’t quite break in the red zone. But the offense accomplished...
The official Denver Broncos parachute team, Team Thunderstorm, videotaped their jump into the stadium before Sunday’s AFC Championship Game with the New England Patriots. Neat video.
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Publisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior contributor Sean Donovan pick the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos.Sean's take:For all that's made about the offenses and the quarterbacks in this game, the best defensive gameplan is likely to win. Lacking its best slot cornerback and fielding a weak overall secondary...