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Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shouted “Omaha” 31 times on Sunday against the Patriots. As a result, his foundation will receive nearly $24,800 in new donations. Via Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, that’s the total that was generated, thanks to eight Oma…Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Jan 19, 2014Peyton Manning was calm and collected in beating Tom Brady's Pats, 26-16, to win the AFC.Share TweetESPN.com NFL Nation reporters Jeff Legwold and Mike Reiss break down the Broncos' 26-16 victory over the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.Share TweetPeyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are heading to the Super Bowl after a 26-16 victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 19, 2014The Broncos’ Wes Welker gave an inspirational speech to his teammates before Sunday’s game against the Patriots, his former team.Share TweetOne of the biggest moments in the AFC Championship Game was the second quarter collision between Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker and Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib. Talib was covering Demaryius Thomas on a crossing pattern and ran into Welker as the pa…Share TweetDENVER -- Tom Brady and the deep ball. When considering where things fell short for the New England Patriots in their 26-16 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, it’s one of the places to start. The resilient Patriots dug themselves a…Share TweetPatriots coach Bill Belichick has received a lot of praise for the job he did guiding the Patriots to the AFC Championship Game this season in spite of injuries to several key players, but he saved the plaudits for his players after Sunday’s loss to the…Share TweetPeyton Manning, at 37, passed for 400 yards in the A.F.C. championship game and will play in the N.F.L.’s finale for the first time in four years.Share TweetBill Belichick and the Patriots had no answers Sunday for Peyton Manning and the Broncos, as for the second straight season, New England lost the AFC Title Game, this time 26-16. Manning was 32-for-43 for 400 yards and a pair of touchdowns, as the Bronc…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 19, 2014DENVER – Tom Brady was asked after New England fell in the AFC championship game if the playoff losses get harder as he gets older.And he started comparing them. The two Super Bowl losses were tough. Other times the Patriots got to the AFC championship …Share TweetDENVER -- With Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater participating in the Super Bowl, New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski has been tabbed as his replacement for the Pro Bowl. Gostkowski, who just concluded his eighth season, finished first in the…Share Tweet
Manning ties Brees with three 400-yard postseason gamesprofootballtalk.com Jan 19, 2014There have been 18 400-yard passing games in postseason history, including outings by Kelly Holcomb and Jeff George, and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has three of them after Sunday’s 400-yard performance against the Patriots. That ties Drew Brees …Share Tweet
Punter Happy: [It's nice being a punter on a team with a fantas…deadspin.com Jan 19, 2014[It's nice being a punter on a team with a fantastic offense. Britton Colquitt, who punted just once today, celebrates in the confetti after the Broncos beat the Patriots 26-16 to advance to the Super Bowl. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images]Read more..…Share Tweet
Leftover Patriots nuggets from DenverDENVER -- Gathering together some leftover notes from Sunday's AFC Championship Game: Third-down struggles: The New England Patriots struggled to defend the Denver Broncos on third down, allowing them to convert on seven of 13 tries. "You can't win…Share Tweet
Matt Light hosts a viewing party in FoxboroughFormer Patriot Matt Light hosted an AFC Championship viewing party at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill in Foxborough on Sunday. Everyone’s $20 door donation went to the Light Foundation, which supports youth leadership.Share Tweet
Bob Kraft keeps Bon Jovi by his sidePats owner Bob Kraft was bookended by two of his favorite people before Sunday’s AFC Championship game. To his right was his close friend Jon Bon Jovi, and to his left was his girlfriend, Ricki Noel Lander.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 19, 2014The Broncos meet the Patriots for the A.F.C. title while the 49ers and Seahawks renew their rivalry in the N.F.C. championship game.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 19, 2014Tom Brady has more overthrows today than Somalia. — Rick Reilly (@ReillyRick) January 19, 2014 Oh, Rick Reilly. When ESPN's highly-compensated writer isn't plagiarizing himself, being fooled by satirical news sites or misquoting his Native American fath…Share TweetDENVER -- With 15 minutes left to play, the New England Patriots trail the Denver Broncos 20-3. Passing along quick-hit notes and observations from the third quarter. 1. Broncos score first. The Broncos used a prolonged drive to widen the gap early in t…Share Tweet
Alfonzo Dennard briefly exits as teams trade puntsprofootballtalk.com Jan 19, 2014We’ve had a couple of Omahas, but no points through the first three possessions in Denver. The Patriots went three and out to open the game and their defense then forced the Broncos to punt after a couple of first downs to keep the game scoreless. One o…Share TweetNew England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins will not play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game, but fellow rookie Aaron Dobson is active against the Denver Broncos.Share Tweet
Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez Separated From Fellow Inmates At All Timesdeadspin.com Jan 19, 2014There's been talk of whether or not former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez would be able to watch his old team play the Broncos in the AFC Championship Game from jail, but the more interesting story is how he's handled differently than other inmates …Share Tweet
Welcome to Sports Authority Field at Mile High StadiumSo far it's a beautiful day in Denver, hours ahead of kickoff for the AFC Championship.Share Tweet
What to watch for in the AFC ChampionshipThe weather in Denver, expected to hit a high of 60 degrees, wont resemble the wintry conditions felt on Nov. 24, 2013 when the temperature at kickoff was 22 degrees.Share TweetENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For Broncos cornerback Tony Carter, the hope is that two months is enough time to put one of his biggest mistakes this season behind him.Share Tweet
This AFC championship game day morning for New England Patriots coach fits the BillIt’s game day in Denver. A certain coaching legend already has his game face on as night edges into dawn.Share Tweet
Jamie Collins appreciates Patriots’ winning waysPerhaps nobody is appreciating the Patriots’ playoff run more than linebacker Jamie Collins, who went 624 days between meaningful football victories.Share Tweet
Matthew Slater of Patriots, above all, is a man of faithIn his sixth season with the Patriots, Matthew Slater is a team captain, widely respected throughout the organization. On the day of the Marathon bombings, Patriots players had gathered at Gillette Stadium for offseason workouts, and coach Bill Belichic…Share Tweet
Manning, Broncos Put Away PatriotsJan 19Peyton Manning threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns as the Broncos advanced to the Super Bowl with a 26-16 win over the Patriots.
Broncos Headed To Super BowlJan 19ESPN's Tom Waddle breaks down the Broncos' win against the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.
Belichick Still Proud In DefeatJan 19Patriots coach Bill Belichick discusses his team's loss to Denver in the AFC Championship Game.
New England Patriots postgame press conferenceJan 19New England Patriots players and coaches react following their loss to the Denver Broncos.