Denver Broncos are Back to Back to Back AFC West Division Champions - Horse Tracks

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The biggest news today is all of the record breaking the Broncos are doing, but maybe the least talked about broken record yesterday was the first ever Triple Crown by the Broncos. Yes, never have they won three straight AFC West Division Titles.
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NFLN: Peyton's 51 |
Watch all of quarterback Peyton Manning's 51 passing touchdowns so far this season.

Broncos News

Peyton Manning sets record with 51 touchdown passes -
All Peyton Manning does is throw touchdown passes. The Broncos quarterback set the record for touchdown passes in a season with 51 on Sunday, breaking Tom Brady's mark of 50.

Broncos bounce Houston, clinch AFC West as Peyton Manning sets NFL record - Denver Post
Dapper as always in his immaculate suit and tie, Peyton Manning paused in the sparse, cement-floored bowels of Reliant Stadium to accept another round of congratulations on his historic accomplishment.

Von Miller's knee injury leads to fear of ACL tear for Broncos LB - Denver Post
Von Miller, the Broncos' strongside linebacker, left early in the game Sunday against the Houston Texans with a knee injury.

Peyton Manning sets new TD record in win over Houston -
Peyton Manning got his 51st touchdown of the season, setting a new NFL record during the Broncos win over the lowly Texans.

With 51 TDs, Manning Makes History |
QB Peyton Manning set a new single-season NFL record for passing touchdowns with his 51st scoring strike Sunday in Houston.

Broncos Clinch AFC West, 1st-Round Bye |
With a win in Houston and the Chiefs losing to Indianapolis the Broncos clinched the AFC-West.

How It Happened: Broncos 37, Texans 13 |
A fourth-quarter offensive explosion -- spurred on by a stand-out defensive play -- led the Broncos to a victory and a record-breaking afternoon for Peyton Manning.

Three Keys Unlocked: Broncos at Texans |
Independent Analyst Andrew Mason takes a look back at his three keys to the game.

Manning propels Broncos to win in Houston | Cover 32
The Houston Texans came to play Sunday. They showed up and gained confidence as the game went on, giving the Denver Broncos one heck of a challenge.

Gut Reaction: Week 16 - Broncos @ Texans - It's All Over, Fat Man!
In an era of passing gunslingers and greatness, nothing is supposed to surprise us any longer.

The Great, The Bad, and The AFC West Champs: Broncos, Week 16 - Predominantly Orange
I don’t think there’s really anything pithy with which to begin this article. The truth is, I sit at the computer in awe when I process what we have seen this season in relation to Peyton Manning.

Denver Broncos é o campeão da AFC West 2013 "
Após esta excelente vitória sobre o Houston Texans na semana 16, o Denver Broncos é oficialmente o Campeão da AFC West 2013! E para completar ainda mais a tarde fora de casa, nosso quarterback Peyton Manning quebrou o recorde de touchdowns passados em uma temporada, com a incrível marca de 51.

Photo & Video

Fox On Winning the AFC West |
Head Coach John Fox addressed the media after the win in Houston and talked about winning the division and Peyton Manning's record setting performance.

EXCLUSIVE: Locker Room Celebration |
Peyton Manning gets the game ball after the Broncos clinch the AFC West.

Week 16 : Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning highlights - NFL Videos
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had a record-breaking day against the Texans, notching his 51st touchdown pass of the season to best Tom Brady's mark in a Denver win.

Broncos postgame press conference - NFL Videos
Broncos react following game with Texans

Broncos' post-game press conference - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning recognizes his teammates for their outstanding play, helping Manning break New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's single-season passing record. Manning shares how tight end Julius Thomas nearly threw the record-breaking ball into the stands.

Week 16: Denver Broncos vs. Houston Texans highlights - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning secures his spot in history with the most touchdown passes in a season, throwing four to bring his total to 51 in a 37-13 win against the Houston Texans.

Rival Roundup

Philip Rivers keeps San Diego's playoff hopes alive -
Along with 99 yards and a touchdown from Ryan Mathews, the Chargers beat Oakland and could still secure an AFC wild card spot next week.

Chargers defeat Raiders 26-13, keep playoff hopes alive - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers move to 8-7 and keep their hopes alive, while getting some revenge against the 4-11 Oakland Raiders, with a convincing win on Sunday.

Dennis Allen should keep Oakland Raiders coaching job, players say | The MMQB
The Raiders are 8-22 in two years under Dennis Allen, but the players say he's not the problem. Will owner Mark Davis and GM Reggie McKenzie allow Allen to be the first Oakland coach to reach his third season since Jon Gruden?

Chargers not electrifying, but still victorious over Raiders - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders got the ball first but they only managed one first down before punting to the Chargers. They rumbled all the way down into the red zone with a drive that was greatly helped by Oakland penalties.

Indianapolis beats up Kansas City for road win -
Are the Colts back on track? Are the Chiefs now in trouble?

5 things to know about Kansas City Chiefs loss to Indianapolis Colts - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs dropped game No. 4 on Sunday, 23-7, to the Colts. The Chiefs still have the playoffs to look forward to despite the loss.

Colts-Chiefs final score: KC's inconsistency loses the game, 23-7 - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs moved to 11-4 on the season after they lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 23-7, on Sunday at a snowy and cold Arrowhead Stadium.

NFL News

Richard Sherman: The NFL's cold-weather Super Bowl is a big mistake | The MMQB
The Super Bowl should showcase the best of the NFL, but that can’t happen in a blizzard. Who wants to watch QBs fumble snaps and receivers slip and slide all over the place? Wintry elements favor teams that can run the ball and play suffocating defense. So the more I think about it, let it snow!

Division leaders face off in must-win game -
The Bears and Eagles hold tenuous leads atop their respective divisions, and both need a win to solidify their spots. That alone makes this a game to watch in Week 16.

New England blows out Baltimore, playoff races get tighter -
The Pats stay ahead for the number two seed, while the Ravens leave the door open for other teams to win the second AFC wild card spot.

Pittsburgh holds on to win in Green Bay -
The Packers fall to 7-7-1 and the Bears can clinch the NFC North by beating the Eagles on Sunday night.

Detroit loses to Giants, completing their collapse -
In just six weeks, the Detroit Lions went from NFC North leaders to being eliminated from the playoffs after losing their fifth game in six weeks.

Arizona surges into Seattle seeking playoff berth -
Arizona look for its third straight win in Seattle in a game that controls the Cardinals playoff hopes.

Cam Newton leads Carolina comeback -
The Panthers responded from their Week 14 drubbing by the Saints, scoring in the final 30 seconds to secure a playoff berth and now a potential NFC South title.

Dallas comeback adds to Washington woe -
The Cowboys are less bad than the Redskins, is basically all we learned from this one.

Cincinnati's crushes Minnesota -
The Bengals are on the verge of a third straight trip to the postseason after making quick work of Minnesota early on Sunday.

Miami stunned in Buffalo -
A late season playoff push by the Dolphins gets derailed in Buffalo.

Geno Smith and New York win meaningless game -
With both teams playing for jobs and draft position, the Jets avoided a home embarrassment against Cleveland.

St. Louis edges Tampa Bay -
In a game played in obscurity, the Rams took care of the Bucs at home for some late-season pride.

How good are the Panthers? | Football Perspective
Through 15 weeks, Brian Burke ranks the Broncos, 49ers, Panthers, and Seahawks as the top four teams in the NFL. According to his numbers, Carolina has the #7 offense and the #7 defense.

The Jets are 7-8, but have the points differential of a 4.5 win team | Football Perspective
The Jets beat the Browns 24-13 today, bringing New York’s record up to 7-8. With Rex Ryan on the hot seat — more on this in a few hours — some have defended the controversial head coach by lauding his work this season. After all, if the Jets are one of the least talented teams in the NFL, isn’t it the product of great coaching that the Jets got to 7-8?

NFL Jobs That Will Be Heavily Influenced By the Playoff Race - NFL Mocks
Reaching the NFL playoffs is not just about getting in position to make a run at a championship. For many it’s about saving jobs. Which prominent names have lots to gain or lose over the next two weeks?

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