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It's often said revenge is a dish best served cold. And the Broncos got a heaping helping of frigid revenge served on them Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Silly Denver fans. You thought you were rid of Tebow when your franchise icon John Elway traded him away? Ha ha HA. Tebow is done with you when HE decides he's done with you. In 2010, the Broncos drafted Tebow, and last year, Tebow led the Broncos to a …Upvote Share TweetLoser won't be the worst name Broncos safety Rahim Moore will be called after committing the biggest orange-and-blue blunder in team history.Upvote Share Tweet
A great day to be an NFL fanThese are the days that remind us how great the NFL is. Two playoff classics - the Ravens beating the Broncos in double overtime and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick emerging as a superstar in a win over the Packers - made Saturday a wonderful day tUpvote Share TweetThe cold, hard fact is the Broncos lost everything Saturday. And they blew it. Everybody shares the blame, but coach John Fox should get more than his share for his conservative approach.Upvote Share Tweet
Mile-High Letdown: Baltimore is in the AFC Championship Game after b…CNNSI.com Jan 12, 2013Baltimore is in the AFC Championship Game after beating Denver 38-35 in double overtime. The Broncos' secondary played its worst when it mattered most, says Chris Burke.Upvote Share TweetBaltimore 38, Baltimore 35: Deep exhale. What the fuck just happened? Two weeks into the playoffs, a Super Bowl front-runner is knocked out, sent home by a team that many thought had backed into the playoffs, and which has a roster that's light on talen…Upvote Share TweetBy the time a a 70-yard TD pass landed in Jacoby Jones' arms with mere seconds left in regulation, the Baltimore Ravens were on their way to delivering the Broncos a crushing, 38-35 two-overtime defeat.Upvote Share TweetIf you’re watching the fantastic finish in Denver, you’re missing a stunning start in San Francisco. While the Broncos and Ravens are busily playing overtime, the Packers and 49ers are playing a great first quarter in their own playoff game, with ColiUpvote Share Tweet
Joe Flacco connects with Jacoby Jones to send Broncos-Ravens game into overtimeJust when you thought the Baltimore Ravens were out of the divisional round game against the Denver Broncos, Joe Flacco pulled them back in. With 41 seconds left in regulation, the Broncos up, 35-28, and the ball at the Baltimore 30-yard line, Flacco we…Upvote Share Tweet
Denver Defense Gets the StopThe Ravens needed to respond to the Broncos’ 88-yard fourth-quarter touchdown drive, but the Denver defense came up with the stop of the game. It began with a conversion on third-and-7, as Joe Flacco hit Anquan Boldin for a 19-yard gain. The pair hookedUpvote Share Tweet
NFL playoffs -- Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos choked in historic fashion against the Baltimore RavensPeyton Manning and the Broncos victimized themselves with a choke job for the ages against the Baltimore Ravens.Upvote Share Tweet
Peyton Manning’s third-quarter fumble brings the Tuck Rule back into the spotlightDepending on where you stand on the NFL's "Tuck Rule," the Baltimore Ravens either got a fumble recovery they deserved with 2:37 left in the third quarter, or the Denver Broncos were completely jobbed by a rule that should not even be in the r…Upvote Share TweetAfter benefitting from what initially appeared to be a “tuck rule” special which wasn’t called that way, the Ravens have tied their game at Denver entering the fourth quarter. After taking over on a short field after a Peyton Manning fumble - whicUpvote Share TweetWhen the Associated Press released their 2012 All-Pro team on Saturday, Denver Broncos wide receiver/return specialist Trindon Holliday did not receive a single vote for the squad's return specialist position. In response to that snub, Holliday has rewr…Upvote Share Tweet
Knowshon Moreno questionable to return with kneeIf the Broncos are going to hang onto their lead, they’re going to have to do it without their best remaining rusher. Knowshon Moreno was just announced as having suffered a knee injury, and is questionable to return. He has 10 carries for 32 yards on tUpvote Share TweetBaltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco may be erratic at times, but when he's on, there may be no better player in the league when it comes to pure arm talent. Flacco has certainly proven that in the first half of the divisional game between the Ravens…Upvote Share TweetToday is not the day to be an older defensive legend. Despite multiple reports (in case you missed them) that it could be Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis‘ last game, it’s hard to tell he’s even in Denver. And Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey, who isn’tUpvote Share Tweet
Pace slows, but Broncos reclaim leadWhile it no longer appears the first one to 60 will win this Divisional Round playoff game, the back-and-forth continues. The Broncos just reclaimed the lead, now up 21-14, on Peyton Manning’s 14-yard touchdown pass to Knowshon Moreno. Broncos offensiveUpvote Share Tweet
Peyton Manning throws perfect pass to Brandon Stokely to bring Broncos-Ravens to 14-14 at end of first quarterThere have been just two times in NFL playoff history that a first quarter ended with a 14-14 tie until today's game between the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens. The Broncos started the scoring with a 90-yard punt return from Trindon Holliday, and B…Upvote Share Tweet
Manning bounces back with long drive, ties gameYes, this is now officially better than Wild Card weekend. It’s not even the second quarter, and both sides have taken turns making big plays, with the Ravens and Broncos tied 14-14. Peyton Manning just tied it back up with a 15-yard touchdown pass to BUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens get a pick six, may have gotten away with pass interferenceIt would be a stretch to blame Peyton Manning for his first interception against the Ravens. But the Broncos sure might have a case to blame the officials. On a short pass to Eric Decker, Ravens cornerback Chykie Brown tipped the ball in the air. The re…Upvote Share TweetThe Denver Broncos would very much like to thank the Houston Texans for waiving return man Trindon Holliday after Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season. The Broncos picked up the third-year man from LSU, and they haven't lost a game since. In fact, Holliday was…Upvote Share Tweet
Welcome to Denver — it’s cold (almost the coldest game of Peyton Manning’s career, in fact)DENVER - The pregame chatter about it being very cold here for the AFC playoff game between the Ravens and Broncos is very true. Trust me. This is very close to being the coldest game of Peyton Manning's NFL career, in fact. The coldest game Manning has…Upvote Share TweetDENVER (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he doesn't have a problem with the way the Washington Redskins medical staff handled Robert Griffin III's knee injury.Upvote Share TweetBaltimore at Denver, 4:30 p.m. (CBS): It'll be cold and probably lopsided, but the first thing might negate the second thing, so who knows. It'll also either be the last game of Ray Lewis's career or the last game of Peyton Manning's much-ballyhooed com…Upvote Share Tweet
Cold Weather Football Is The Best: Answering All Your Questions About Today's 20° Below Freezing AFC Divisional GameSo, what's the weather going to be like in Denver today? More »Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos and Ravens enter game with all their regularsAs unusual as it seems, both teams enter today’s first Divisional Round playoff game with either mostly or completely healthy rosters. The Ravens don’t have anyone inactive because of injuries. They’ve deactivated wide receivers David Reed and DeontUpvote Share TweetThe Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos have released their inactive lists for Saturday's divisional playoffs game and, as expected, there were no surprises. For the Broncos, cornerback Tracy Porter had been ruled out with a concussion. The Broncos had …Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos vs. Ravens: Gameday CoverageBRONCOS VS. RAVENS: Follow along with DenverBroncos.com throughout the Divisional Round game against the Ravens. BRONCOS ON TWITTER: Follow the action on Twitter, as well, via the Broncos’ official gameday account. @BroncosGameday will keep fans updatedUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens, Broncos to deal with frigid tempsESPN.com Jan 12, 2013That glove Peyton Manning has been wearing on his throwing hand will come in quite handy Saturday for what could be the coldest home postseason game in Denver Broncos' history.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 12, 2013A resurgent Peyton Manning has the Broncos in search of their 12th consecutive victory. But can Ray Lewis and Baltimore spoil Denver's path to the Super Bowl? Follow the action.Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos fans go through pre-game rituals despite cold temperaturesThe sting of single-digit temperatures didn't seem to matter to the legions dressed in orange outside of Sports Authority Field Saturday morning, where the party atmosphere was slowly building before the AFC playoff game.Upvote Share TweetThe Associated Press has announced its 2012 NFL All-Pro team, and it features four Broncos - two on each side of the ball. Quarterback Peyton Manning, tackle Ryan Clady and linebacker Von Miller earned first-team honors, while cornerback Champ Bailey maUpvote Share Tweet[Editor's note: Well, I forgot to do it on Friday. But the beauty of a daily update is that with the setting and rising of the sun, there's another opportunity to forget to do it again.] Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have interviewed defensive coUpvote Share Tweet
Denver Post NFL reporter Mike Klis named Colorado sportswriter of yearDenver Post NFL reporter Mike Klis was named Colorado sportswriter of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.Upvote Share Tweet
Pro Football Hall of Fame: Broncos' Karl Mecklenburg, Terrell Davis and Steve Atwater miss chance for 2013No Broncos made the list of finalists announced Friday morning for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2013. Linebacker Karl Mecklenburg, running back Terrell Davis and safety Steve Atwater - all Broncos' Ring of Fame members - had made the listUpvote Share Tweet
To stay warm during game: Cheer loud, sack your feet and don't drinkFrom bundling up to special cocktails, fans sent The Denver Post numerous recommendations to keep warm.Upvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Recap: BAL-DENJan 12Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Ravens' 38-35 overtime win over the Broncos.
Peyton Manning reflects on loss vs. RavensJan 12Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning addresses the national media following a 35-38 double overtime divisional playoff loss vs. the Baltimore Ravens.
Ravens Defeat Broncos In 2OTJan 12Justin Tucker's 47-yard field goal in double OT sends Ravens to the AFC Championship.
Ravens vs. Broncos highlightsJan 12The Baltimore Ravens hand the Denver Broncos a 38-35 divisional playoff loss in double overtime led by the leg of rookie kicker Justin Tucker's game-winning 47-yard field goal.