The Denver Broncos seemed unstoppable, even unbeatable at times during the 2013 season. But, when the Vince Lombardi Trophy was on the line, they were blown out by the Seattle Seahawks.
Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.
What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?
The NFL has seen its share of bad calls in the past, but they are bound to happen because no-one is perfect and people make mistakes. 2013 appears to be the year of a lot more referee mistake than usual though and another big gaffe happened on Sunday.
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos sent a big “get well soon” message to coach John Fox.
All news about NFL isn’t always about football, and doesn’t always have to do with the action that takes place on the field. A couple of coaches dealt with some scares over the weekend. A teammate made another feel like an outsider. And a murder from years ago finally gets a conviction.
For the San Diego Chargers, the schedule over the next several weeks will go a long way in determining whether or not they break their three-year playoff drought.
This time, that next man up is defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, who’s in charge of the Denver Broncos while their head coach recovers from heart surgery.
With the Colts and Broncos squaring off this week on Sunday Night Football, some are wondering if Indy, at home with a 4-2 record, can deal the juggernaut Broncos their very first loss of the season. Is this the week Denver falls?
Week two of the 2013 NFL season is all set, but there are a couple of big-time players that may miss a lot more of it than they expected. One of them will be gone due to an unnecessary injury and the other due to his lack of judgment. Don’t get too unruly over all this though or some undercover Seahawk cops might nab you.
Denver Broncos executive John Elway and coach John Fox traveled to North Carolina on Friday to watch Peyton Manning work out at Duke, while the Miami Dolphins dropped out of the running to sign the NFL’s only four-time MVP.
A felony settlement conference is scheduled for Friday against a fired Cathedral City police officer accused of stripping off his uniform during a call, the prosecutor said.
The Carolina Panthers are holding a second interview with San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera, moving him to the front of candidates to replace the fired John Fox.