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Don't be surprised if the Denver Broncos are among favorites in the AFC again next season
Don't be surprised if the Denver Broncos are among favorites in the AFC again next season

In about a four hour span Sunday, the Denver Broncos went from offensive juggernaut to overmatched and overwhelmed against a swarming Seattle Seahawks defense that is among the best in recent memory. The Broncos are better than the team that barely showed up for the Super Bowl. They just picked the worst possible time to play their worst four quarters of the season. The stars had seemed to be aligned for the Broncos to win the Super Bowl and for quarterback Peyton Manning, the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, to further bolster his legacy. Now they are left to pick up the pieces of another shattered season. Once they have done that, though, there is no reason to think they can’t...

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