The Denver Defense RestsThe Denver Broncos defense, led by Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, stifled Cam Newton and the pyrotechnic Carolina Panthers offense.
Team Grades: Poor Marks For Panthers Defense, Special Teams In Loss To BroncosThe Carolina Panthers had only lost one game and were favorites to win the Super Bowl, but the Denver Broncos had other ideas.
Broncos Champs Of Superbowl 50Peyton Manning not yet saying if this was his last game
Panthers Preparing For Manning And Explosive Broncos DefensePeyton Manning might be playing the final game of his NFL career and has the talent to win Super Bowl 50.
Studs And Duds: Denver Broncos Enjoy Mostly Positive Players In Regular SeasonDenver is stacked with talented players thanks to John Elway's construction of the team over the last four years. So, there have been far more “studs” than “duds” this season, and we'll look at a few specific men here.
If Defense Wins Championships, Denver Broncos Set Up For Super Bowl RunThroughout the John Elway – Peyton Manning Era, a focus on offense was apparent. But things have changed this season, and possibly for the better, as the Broncos are more well-suited to face the playoffs this time around.
Opponent Profile: Denver At Mile High Poses Problem For OaklandThe 3-12 Oakland Raiders travel to Denver for their 2014 finale against the Broncos, and it's probable the Broncos may not have much to play for, in terms of playoff seeding. But Denver will still want to win the game, and the Raiders haven't been very good on the road this year at all—the Silver & Black is winless, in fact, away from the Coliseum.
Opponent Profile: Broncos Not A Good Matchup For Raiders This WeekThe Denver Broncos are coming off a loss, and that means bad news for the winless Oakland Raiders. Peyton Manning loves to dissect a bad defense, and that's what he's prepping to do right now—leaving the Silver & Black on the spot for Sunday's game at the Coliseum against the defending AFC champs.
Patriots Defense Needs Big Game Against Broncos In AFC Championship GameBoth Patriots Nation and Broncos Country are looking forward to Brady/Manning XV. The rest of the planet will probably enjoy the game, too.
Around The NFL: Injuries Sideline Big-Name Players Just Before PlayoffsThe NFL playoff race is in full swing, but there are a number of players that won't be around to be a part of it. The Cowboys, Packers, Broncos and Rams have all suffered serious injuries to big-name players that could linger on for the rest of this season and possibly even into the next.
Around The NFL: Cowboys Hurting, Saints Optimistic About Graham, Von Miller ReturnsInjuries can really hurt a team, and the later they come in the season, the worse they are. The Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints both got some big scares on Sunday, but one team is looking to fare better than the other. In Denver, a leader is returning but he has to win back the respect of his teammates.
Sanchez Gone For Year, Von Miller Disappoints Coach, Undercover Seahawk CopsWeek two of the 2013 NFL season is all set, but there are a couple of big-time players that may miss a lot more of it than they expected. One of them will be gone due to an unnecessary injury and the other due to his lack of judgment. Don't get too unruly over all this though or some undercover Seahawk cops might nab you.