Peyton Manning versus Andrew Luck and his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. It’s a dream matchup for the NFL, but a playoff game that could be decided by the play of two relative no-names at running back.
NFL Wildcard weekend has been a fun ride, as per usual, filled with tough defense and a few phenomenal plays. The Indianapolis Colts took care of the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday afternoon, meaning a matchup between Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos and his former team.
Considering the violent nature of the National Football League, the Denver Broncos have made it through the regular season relatively healthy. But there were plenty of bumps and bruises, as well as more major injuries, the last few weeks, making the bye important for the team.
Throughout the John Elway – Peyton Manning Era, a focus on offense was apparent. But things have changed this season, and possibly for the better, as the Broncos are more well-suited to face the playoffs this time around.
The Denver Broncos are currently one of the leaders in the AFC and are looking for home-field advantage. The Buffalo Bills are battling for one of the playoff spots with numerous other AFC teams. Steve Tasker of CBS Sports talks about their week 14 match-up and how Denver may not be this year’s favorite to win it all.
Can the Denver Broncos get back to their winning ways or will Miami hang another loss on Manning and company?
Here are five interesting moments in sports you may have missed this week.
I guess, when you are one of the the best & greatest at one thing it seems as if you can do no wrong in any endeavor you try. ummm….not the case here.
The Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are two teams heading in completely opposite directions, but sometimes that’s just the way the schedule falls. The Broncos don’t need a win this week, but want one. The Rams desperately need a win to try and save their season. CBS Sports’ Ian Eagle spoke about their upcoming game and looked at both sides of the spectrum.
The home office knows Sunday night’s blowout in Green Bay was the lowest rated of the season for NBC’s Sunday night package. Can’t blame people for tuning out, Chicago was down 42-0 at halftime that’s the largest halftime deficit EVER for an NFL game in primetime.
CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora and Terry Ford yap about Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Who would they take, Peyton or Tom?
Here are five of the most entertaining sports stories of the week.