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Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was chosen AFC offensive player of the year and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson the NFC's top offensive player in voting for the 101 Awards.
A nationwide panel of 101 sportswriters and broadcasters who regularly cover the NFL vote on the awards, which will be handed out for the 43rd time on March 2 in Kansas City.
San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith was the NFC's top defensive player, and Seattle's Pete Carroll the conference coach of the year. Houston's J.J. Watt was the AFC's best defensive player and Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians of Indianapolis shared the AFC coaching honor.
The winner of the Lamar Hunt Award for Professional Football, given to an individual who exemplifies ''visionary leadership,'' will be announced in February.
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After a 13-3 regular season the Denver Broncos entered the playoffs as the No. 1 seed in the AFC. The $95 million that John Elway and the Broncos spent on future hall of famer Peyton Manning had paid immediate dividends as Denver appeared primed for a Super Bowl run. Unfortunately, the Baltimore Ravens wanted the game just a little bit more and sent the Broncos packing in what...
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Since this requires virtually no setup, I am, uh, not going to set it up. Just this: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson supposedly saying, “Egg roll, I wish I had a breeze running down my leg. I’d kill for a cookie. Sting-ray a double-sided Scooby Snack” to Pam Oliver is well worth the price of admission, and that’s only the first one in nearly three minutes of...
I don’t know what to say. It’s really hard to defend Peyton Manning, like I have done for years, when he seemingly shrunk late in the fourth quarter and OT in the Denver Broncos’ loss to the Baltimore Ravens. So I won’t. Instead, we can talk about this picture with Peyton and Ray Lewis at the end of the game.
The intended target for Peyton Manning's last pass of the season didn't sleep much after the game that brought Denver's season to an unexpected halt.
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John Fox is a NFL football coach.
One of his primary responsibilities is to deal with the world at large when things go wrong.
On Monday he sat before the media with his boss Denver Broncos Executive V.P. of Football Operations John Elway and faced the music after his group failed to advance to the AFC Championship Game.
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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will replace Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl.
Rodgers dropped out because of knee and ankle issues, so Manning joins Atlanta's Matt Ryan - unless the Falcons make the Super Bowl - and New Orleans' Drew Brees as NFC quarterbacks.
This will be Manning's second Pro Bowl; he played in the game in Honolulu...
Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is going to be busy in coming weeks. McCoy has helped guide the Denver Broncos to back-to-back playoff appearances. Last year with Tim Tebow under center, this season with Peyton Manning as the signal caller. The Broncos were eliminated from post-season play on Saturday night, so McCoy is now free to interview with other teams.
This past weekend in the NFL featured some exciting, if not well-played games that won’t easily be forgotten.
Here are my five takes from the weekend that was in the NFL, including one about Peyton Manning and Tom Brady that you probably would not expect an avowed Manning fan and supporter to make.
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On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein talks about what it will take for the Seattle Seahawks to make the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning's legacy, and more!
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On a day where Broncos fans are depressed over their teams heartbreaking playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, there is some good news for fans hoping to see Denver host a Super Bowl. On Saturday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was in Denver to personally feel the Rocky Mountain chill, and he actually liked what he felt. "My personal view is, the game of football
John Fox would tell Peyton Manning to take the knee again.