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Yahoo Sports' picks for Broncos vs. Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Yahoo Sports' picks for Broncos vs. Panthers in Super Bowl 50

yahoo.com patriotsgab.com Updated 18 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO — The Carolina Panthers have a golden opportunity in Super Bowl 50. Carolina has never won a Super Bowl before. They came close, in Super Bowl XXXVIII, but the New England Patriots broke their hearts with a field goal as time expired. The …
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  • Ron Rivera not worried that people were watching Saturday’s pra…

    Ron Rivera not worried that people were watching Saturday’s practice from rooftop

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    In an interview this week, former Panthers fullback Brad Hoover became the latest member of Carolina’s previous Super Bowl team to say he thinks the Patriots used skullduggery to obtain information about the Panthers’ game plan before Super Bowl XXXVIII…
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  • Saturday one-liners: Patriots CB Malcom Butler said Friday that…

    Saturday one-liners: Patriots CB Malcom Butler said Friday that he mis…

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Patriots CB Malcom Butler said Friday that he missed the Pro Bowl due to a sprained knee. Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christenson, who worked with Peyton Manning in Indianapolis, isn’t buying the idea that Sunday will be the Sheriff’s last rode…
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  • Von Miller, 2 Other Broncos Fined by NFL for AFC Title Game

    Von Miller, 2 Other Broncos Fined by NFL for AFC Title Game

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    Denver Broncos Von Miller, T.J. Ward and Shiloh Keo have been fined $23,152 each by the NFL for actions in their victory over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game.
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  • Greg Cosell's SB 50 Preview: Will Denver be able to run the bal…

    Greg Cosell's SB 50 Preview: Will Denver be able to run the ball?

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    The Denver Broncos are going to have to be patient with the running game in Super Bowl 50. And they'll need to find a way to run it more effectively than they did against the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game. The Patriots were very effe…
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  • Kessler questions league’s decision not to release PSI data

    Kessler questions league’s decision not to release PSI data

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (yesterday)
    The NFL periodically collected football air-pressure data this season, not to understand the science but to check for violations of the rules. Attorney Jeffrey Kessler, who has been instrumental in the fight against Tom Brady’s four-game #DeflateGate su…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (yesterday)
    The Bills signed CB Javier Arenas to a future contract. The Dolphins offensive line remains in need of an upgrade. Said Patriots S Devin McCourty of his offseason plans, “Right now, I have no plans. I haven’t planned anything. I usually always take it s…
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  • Hillman admits fumble vs. Patriots was “totally on me”

    Hillman admits fumble vs. Patriots was “totally on me”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (2 days ago)
    Officially, the Broncos’ only turnover in the AFC Championship Game was a fumble by Peyton Manning. In reality, the fumble was Ronnie Hillman’s fault. Hillman said on Thursday that the fumble, which was initially ruled an incomplete pass from Manning to…
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  • Devin McCourty at Super Bowl: 'Hungry' Patriots wish …

    Devin McCourty at Super Bowl: 'Hungry' Patriots wish season started next week

    ESPN.com Feb 5 (2 days ago)
    Devin McCourty at Super Bowl: 'Hungry' Patriots wish season started next week
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  • Unlikely Super Bowl Stars From Timmy Smith to Larry Brown

    Unlikely Super Bowl Stars From Timmy Smith to Larry Brown

    nytimes.com Feb 5 (2 days ago)
    Super Bowl history is filled with great performances from the biggest stars, such as Jerry Rice, Tom Brady and Emmitt Smith.
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  • Tom Brady right not to boycott Super Bowl, Patriots QB will joi…

    Tom Brady right not to boycott Super Bowl, Patriots QB will join fellow MVPs in San Francisco

    The biggest mystery of Super Bowl 50 week is no longer a mystery: Tom Brady will not stage a Deflategate boycott.
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  • Joe Montana: Different eras make it hard to pick best QB of all…

    Joe Montana: Different eras make it hard to pick best QB of all time

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    With Peyton Manning starting for the Broncos on Sunday and Joe Montana and Tom Brady taking part in a pregame ceremony for past Super Bowl MVPs, several of the candidates for the greatest quarterback of all time will be at Levi’s Stadium. If you ask the…
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  • The NFL Can't Stop Pandering At Women 

    The NFL Can't Stop Pandering At Women 

    deadspin.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    The video starts out simply enough, with a stereotypical pseudo-military march followed by a booming voice announcing “Patriots Today!” and a quick announcement from a corporate sponsor. But this report from the New England Patriots soon takes a turn. T…
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  • Ex-Panther Brad Hoover still believes the Patriots cheated

    Ex-Panther Brad Hoover still believes the Patriots cheated

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    As the Panthers try to win their first championship in franchise history, players from the team that lost in the Panthers’ previous Super Bowl appearance think they got cheated. The latest ex-Panther to say so is Brad Hoover, who said on 610 WFNZ that h…
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  • Dominique Easley doesn’t need surgery for latest injury

    Dominique Easley doesn’t need surgery for latest injury

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    Dominique Easley wasn’t able to finish the season for the Patriots, but he at least won’t miss much of the offseason. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, the partially torn quadriceps which landed the defensive tackle on IR won’t require surger…
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  • Slate ranks all the Super Bowls by completely arbitrary metrics…

    Slate ranks all the Super Bowls by completely arbitrary metrics, which is silly because everyone kno

    deadspin.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    Slate ranks all the Super Bowls by completely arbitrary metrics, which is silly because everyone knows the best Super Bowls were the last two the Patriots lost. Read more...
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  • Tom Brady Sr. calls league’s PSI checks “laughable”

    Tom Brady Sr. calls league’s PSI checks “laughable”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    When last we heard from the father of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the elder Brady went berserk on the league’s handling of #DeflateGate. Now that the league has made it clear that whatever random data regarding air pressure in footballs the league c…
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  • Rob Gronkowski believes Pro Bowl changes may be needed

    Rob Gronkowski believes Pro Bowl changes may be needed

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    A couple of days after the New England Patriots lost the AFC Championship to the Denver Broncos, news came that none of the seven Patriots selected to play in the Pro Bowl would be going to the exhibition. One of those seven, Rob Gronkowski, offered his…
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  • Tom Brady tells Derek Jeter: “We blew it,” hangs with Ric Flair

    Tom Brady tells Derek Jeter: “We blew it,” hangs with Ric Flair

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    If you want to be the man, you have to beat the man, and Tom Brady didn’t. Well, at least he wasn’t able to beat Peyton Manning in the AFC Championship Game, but he did get to meet the guy who coined the phrase “limousine riding and jet-plane flying” ye…
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  • Brady, Cam, Beckham have NFL’s best-selling jerseys

    Brady, Cam, Beckham have NFL’s best-selling jerseys

    profootballtalk.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    Deflategate, dancing and dirty play aside, Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Odell Beckham Jr. have the NFL’s three best-selling jerseys. Although all three players have been described as polarizing at times, when NFLShop.com released its latest jersey rankings…
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  • Greg Cosell's SB 50 Preview: Keys for Peyton Manning vs. Panthe…

    Greg Cosell's SB 50 Preview: Keys for Peyton Manning vs. Panthers

    yahoo.com Feb 4 (3 days ago)
    The Denver Broncos won the AFC championship game, but there are still things their offense must do better in Super Bowl 50, specifically in the passing game. Peyton Manning was up and down with his ball placement in the AFC title game against the New En…
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  • Video - What can't Gronk do? 00:29

    What can't Gronk do?

    Feb 4
    Everyone knows Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski can dominate on the field, but as "Good Morning America" found out, he's no placekicker.
  • Video - Gronk and Marlo enjoy The NFL Experience 01:48

    Gronk and Marlo enjoy The NFL Experience

    Feb 4
    Jesse Palmer catches up with Good Morning America's kid correspondent Marlo Mosely and meets with Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski to take in The NFL Experience at Super Bowl 50.
  • Video - Key words to distract Gronk at the line 02:18

    Key words to distract Gronk at the line

    Feb 4
    The Dan Le Batard Show compiles a fake mashup of what they think the Broncos used to distract Patriot TE Rob Gronkowski at the line during the AFC Championship game.
  • Video - White uniforms key to winning Super Bowl? 00:53

    White uniforms key to winning Super Bowl?

    Feb 3
    Check out some of the key facts explaining why is in a team's best interests to wear white uniforms if it wants to win the Super Bowl.