“There have been plenty of mind-blowing choke jobs in the NFL playoffs over the past few decades, but not many can beat what happened at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday night.” [ESPN]
Did that really just happen?
As the hours have passed, John Fox‘s game decisions have come under increased (and deserved) scrutiny. [New York Times]
No, seriously, that didn’t really happen, did it?
Trindon Holliday set two NFL postseason records in the loss. [New York Times]
Rahim Moore, Champ Bailey, and Peyton Manning were all dreadful when it mattered. [National Football Post]
I can’t believe that just happened.
The officials were dreadful, but they hardly own all the blame. [Yahoo! Sports]
BT’s own Jon Heath explores some truths and silver linings, including a reminder of the last time a 13-3 Broncos team lost a divisional playoff game. [Bleacher Report]
Game stats by player/play percentage, and the full Gamebook. [DenverBroncos.com]
Peyton Manning looks to next year. [Denver Post]
Is this real life?