Just because you live in Colorado doesn’t mean you know squat about football (or care). But the collective Super Bowl spirit is contagious. If all the excitement has you wanting to jump on the Broncos’ bandwagon, you should probably brush up on the basics before tomorrow’s game. Here, a crash course to expedite you to a Super Bowl XLVIII conversationalist.
If you are watching the Super Bowl from the comfort of your home, but still want a mass fan experience, you need to have Twitter open during the game. During last year’s Super Bowl, Twitter broke its own record for most tweets sent per second (a record which has since been broken). For Broncos fans looking for instant reaction during Super Bowl XLVIII, follow this list of people who are also obsessed with 140-character morsels of knowledge.
Denver Broncos fans: at worst, it will all be over February 2nd. If nothing else, we are in the home stretch of waiting and wondering. The long 12-month period since Rahim Moore became RAHIM MOORE and Joe Flacco become Joe DiMaggio is over, and only three games stand in the way of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos attempt to capture the city’s third Super Bowl and fifth professional sports title. Continue reading “Denver Broncos and the (Harsh, Dim, Horrifying, Terrifying) NFL Playoffs”
In football, the phrase is “run out the clock”, not “pass out the clock.” Pass out the clock sounds exhausting, time consuming and perhaps includes poor decision-making and intoxication. However, the Denver Broncos prolific offense is not built to run out the clock, and if they continue to push that strategy they will likely run out of chances. Continue reading “Denver Broncos Need to Pass Out, Rather Than Run Away”
It was supposed to be the Denver Broncos biggest test on the schedule, but it turned into their most impressive triumph. Coming off an exciting week one victory the Philadelphia Eagles looked like they’d found a quick turnaround, but it’s quickly turned into a nightmare. Continue reading “Denver Broncos Dismantle Philadelphia Eagles: Upon Further Review”
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has reached the point in his career where a nostalgic gleam, an old fashion glow, a hope for the old days should greet his appearance on the field. Maybe John Elway was able to lead the Broncos at the end of his career to Super Bowls, but outside of the Comeback Kid himself, age is a number that matters in the NFL. However, the early returns on Peyton Manning are breathtaking, rather than nostalgic.
It was not a close or dramatic contest, but it was a fun game to watch. This weeks Upon Further Review really examines the lessons of the Denver Broncos win over the Oakland Raiders. What do we know about Peyton Manning and the Express Train that we didn’t prior to the Monday Night Football game (well nothing that Jon Gruden couldn’t tell us)? Continue reading “Denver Broncos Shrug Off Oakland Raiders- Upon Further Review”