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Peyton Manning (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Broncos Boast Big Firepower And A Confident Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning may have looked over New England’s defense and realized that unless the Broncos beat themselves with fumbles, stumbles and tumbles, the highest-scoring team in NFL history should put up plenty of points on the Patriots.

01/19/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images); Tom Brady (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel Shares His AFC And NFC Championship Game Picks

If you’re going to be alarmed by any statistic, it’s Peyton Manning’s microscopic comebacks in the playoffs.

01/18/2014

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos at midfield on October 7, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

It Will Be One For The Ages: Peyton Manning Vs. Tom Brady

Manning and Brady will meet Sunday for the 15th time, and the fourth time in the postseason, when the Broncos (14-3) face the Patriots (13-4) in the AFC title game.

01/18/2014

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LeGarrette Blount Is Carrying Patriots’ Hopes On His Shoulders

250-pound LeGarrette Blount struggled the last time he faced the Broncos, a game the Patriots won 34-31 in overtime Nov. 24. He carried the ball three times and lost it twice.

01/18/2014

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Keidel: Final Chapter In Manning Vs. Brady?

No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it’s been harder for him to win, because he’s not so pretty, because he’s considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.

01/17/2014

The Seattle Seahawks run on to the field during their game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field. ( credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

America’s Leading Sportscasters Predict AFC And NFC Championship Winners

In anticipation of the AFC and NFC Championship games this weekend, we’ve pulled together America’s leading sportscasters to make their predictions and picks for Patriots-Broncos and 49ers-Seahawks.

01/17/2014

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images);  49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Silverman: NFC Young Gun Will Eclipse An AFC QB Legend Come Feb. 2

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are clearly football royalty. On the other side, you see two sleek athletes who represent the NFL’s future. Colin Kaepernick has already been to one Super Bowl, while Russell Wilson is trying to get to his first.

01/17/2014

Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jones: Brady Playing It Cool Ahead Of Championship Game; Rex Ryan’s Future

Brady played the underdog card on Monday but hasn’t harped on it, at least not publicly. “When you play against one of the best teams in the league, you realize there’s very little margin of error,” he said.

01/17/2014

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Sports Verdict: Which QB Will Win AFC Championship? Peyton Manning Vs. Tom Brady

The good news: either Manning or Brady will get to go to another Super Bowl. The bad news: one of them will not, and be denied adding more to his legacy yet again.

01/16/2014

Tom Brady on January 11, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tom Brady Misses Practice; Belichick Mum As Pats Prepare For Broncos

Four days before the AFC championship game against the Denver Broncos, the star quarterback missed practice Wednesday because of illness and his right shoulder, the Patriots said in their practice report.

01/16/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play against the San Diego Chargers. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pats Will Rely On Running Game, But Broncos Have Physical Edge

Brady and Belichick will join the battle, but they don’t have enough weapons to overcome this problem. The AFC Championship looks like the end of the line for New England.

01/15/2014

DENVER - SEPTEMBER 14: Sherri Adams, of Arvada, Colorado enters the staduim as the San Diego Chargers face the Denver Broncos during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on September 14, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. Adams hat has tickets displayed from 35 years of being a Broncos season ticket holder. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos Advise Fans To Purchase ‘Real’ Championship Game Tickets

For those that want to attend the AFC Championship Game, making sure to purchase legitimate tickets is a big deal. Counterfeits are more popular all the time, especially as the playoffs arrive.

01/15/2014

Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots In Rare Position As Postseason Underdogs

“I know when we played Baltimore nobody picked us to win,” Brady said. “I’m sure no one’s going to pick us to win this week. We’ve had our backs against the wall for a while.”

01/14/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos is pressured by defensive end Rob Ninkovich #50 of the New England Patriots during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Defense Needs Big Game Against Broncos In AFC Championship Game

Both Patriots Nation and Broncos Country are looking forward to Brady/Manning XV. The rest of the planet will probably enjoy the game, too.

01/14/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images); Tom Brady (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jones: No Offense Seahawks, Niners, But This Week Is All About Peyton & Tom

So, after a ho-hum divisional playoff weekend, we wind up getting the matchups that everyone wanted anyway. Especially this one: Brady vs. Peyton.

01/13/2014

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