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On Sunday, the 2014 NFL season mercifully ended with what should have been remembered as an all-time classic Super Bowl. Yes, the game itself was a nail-biter, topped off by a preposterous finish. But unless they hail from New England or the Pacific Northwest, most NFL devotees have no real reason...
February 6 2015, 2:20 PM
The next few years will determine whether this was a swish or an airball.
With the annual Super Bowl hypefest underway, much of the discussion that doesn't involve the unscrupulous deflating of footballs will revolve around the now-legendary pairing of coach Bill Belichick and his field general, Tom Brady. It's a once-in-a-lifetime partnership, we're often told, which...
January 23 2015, 9:00 AM
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It's not often that an NFL team finishes 12–4, cruises to a division title, earns a first-round bye in the playoffs—and still has its fans fretting like a parent on prom night.
As we orange-and-blue bleeders nibble our nails to the nub, the Broncos are confidently preparing for Sunday's rematch...
January 9 2015, 9:00 AM
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This much we know: Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for a banned amphetamine that showed up in his drug test earlier this year.
Was it from the synthetic party drug molly? (Which Welker denies.) Or was it something else?
One thing's already...
September 4 2014, 2:30 PM
Sunday will mark the Broncos’ ninth appearance in the AFC championship game. Landing in the NFL’s version of the Final Four isn’t the flashiest of accomplishments; only fans with addictive devotion to pro football could even tell you who the combatants were from year to year. The losers of these...
January 14 2014, 1:37 PM
Not long ago, the last quarter of the Broncos' season seemed to be little more than a tuneup for a long playoff run. But after last night's humbling at the hands of the Chargers, Denver's holiday season became way more tense.
The most important thing Philip Rivers and his squad demonstrated was...
December 13 2013, 11:20 AM