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“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?
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(Courtesy of Bleacher Report)
The Ravens shocked football fans on Saturday by taking down the Denver Broncos who came out of the gate strong and from the outset looked to be setting the tone. The Ravens kept their cool and battled back in double overtime to defeat the Broncos 38-35. And while much was made about Peyton Manning’s nine [...]
That was quick.
On their third offensive play of the game, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning threw a pick-six to cornerback Corey Graham.
Graham’s interception gave the Ravens a 14-7 lead with less than 10 minutes left in the first quarter. The interception was set up by a Chykie Brown tipped pass.
When you think about it, 31-seconds is not a lot of time. Most commercials run about 30 seconds. “Wait a minute,” is composed of two 30-second halves.
But, as we know, 31-seconds can last an eternity, just ask Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson.
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The person spoke with The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity...
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