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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 …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 tShare TweetDENVER — It must have been a sick, sick feeling for Rahim Moore, drifting back further and further, realizing that somehow Joe Flacco had thrown a pass far enough to get over his head. Moore was in deep zone coverage, and the worst thing the Broncos safShare TweetThe Baltimore Ravens outlasted the Denver Broncos to win 38-35 in double overtime. The game was the best of the 2013 playoffs, and will be remembered as one of the best playoff games of all-time. But that doesn't mean there weren't some hilariously terr…Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have hired longtime Packers personnel man John Dorsey to replace the fired Scott Pioli as their general manager.Share Tweet
Mile-High Letdown: Baltimore is in the AFC Championship Game after b…Baltimore 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.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…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 ColiShare 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…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…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 - whicShare 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…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 tShare TweetPlenty Raiders fans have been asked for an update regarding the team’s search for a new offensive coordinator. The good news? We have one. The bad news? We have one. Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group reports that the Raiders quietly have inteShare 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…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’tShare 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 offensiveShare 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…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 BShare 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…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…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…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.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…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 »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 DeontShare 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 …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.Share TweetA 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.Share TweetESPN.com Jan 12, 2013John Pagano is in a tough spot. He is under contract with the San Diego Chargers, and there is a chance he will be kept as defensive coordinator. However, the Chargers’ coaching search is still full swing, so Pagano must wait. In the meantime, he is misShare 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 coShare TweetCharles Woodson always had Hall of Fame talent, which is why the Raiders took him with the fourth overall pick in the 1998 NFL draft. But some of his Raiders teammates say that he wouldn’t have become the future Hall of Fame player he is if he had stayeShare 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.
Jim Trotter: Kaepernick answers another question with dazzling playoff deb…Jan 12SAN FRANCISCO -- Perhaps 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is a football savant, because his decision to change starting quarterbacks midway through the season is, for the time being, proving to be as cunning as it was calculated.
NFL playoffs -- Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos choked in historic fashion …Jan 12Peyton Manning and the Broncos victimized themselves with a choke job for the ages against the Baltimore Ravens.