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SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage

Does Philip Rivers have the edge over Peyton Manning? - NFL Videos
Kurt Warner breaks down the Philip Rivers-Peyton Manning matchup, as well as what's at stake with Manning's legacy if he were to lose.

Do the San Diego Chargers have the Denver Broncos' number? - NFL Videos
The San Diego Chargers are the only team to beat the Denver Broncos in Denver and have held them to under 400 yards of offense twice. Can their success continue during their divisional round playoff game?

Another one-and-done for Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning? - NFL Videos
If Peyton Manning fails to make a Super Bowl run, will his legacy be tainted? The "NFL Total Access" crew gives their answers.

Broncos News

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Broncos vs. Chargers Preview
Had San Diego not gone to Denver and upset the Broncos in Week 15, the Chargers would be at home instead of prepping for the divisional playoffs. Now, they will attempt to repeat that performance while the Broncos try to avoid a second straight one-and-done season.

Variety the spice of Denver Broncos' 'Five-10 Club' - ESPN
They don’t have T-shirts yet, but if the Denver Broncos get three more wins over the next four weeks, the team’s touchdown makers will really be the stuff dreams are made of.

Peyton Manning, Tom Brady: Making the Extraordinary Look Routine | The MMQB
What makes Tom Brady and Peyton Manning among the best quarterbacks ever? As you’ll see in this weekend's divisional round, it's their shared ability to make the difficult look ridiculously easy

Manning's Eyes on Opportunity |
Peyton Manning said opportunities like this Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High are what the team has worked all year for.

What They're Saying: McCoy, Rivers |
Chargers Head Coach Mike McCoy and quarterback Philip Rivers discussed Sunday's AFC Divisional Round showdown on a conference call with the Denver media.

Phillips Ready For Former Team |
Shaun Phillips is preparing for his third matchup with the Chargers.

Playoff Mentality |
In the locker room Wednesday, players talked about the win-or-go-home mindset required in the postseason.

Broncos Are Sick of the Chargers Getting So Much Credit - Predominantly Orange
The San Diego Chargers are on a five-game winning streak, including a win against the Broncos in Denver. They’ve got a road playoff victory against the Bengals, who hadn’t lost on their home field all year.

A Few Minutes With Former Denver Broncos Safety, John Lynch - Predominantly Orange
The opportunity for my interview with Lynch presented itself because of an interview he conducted with Denver Broncos‘ executive vice president of football operations, and Hall of Fame quarterback, John Elway for "Fox Sports 1 on 1" (premiering Tuesday, January 7th, 8:00 PM on FS1).

Broncos-Chargers 2014 Divisional Playoffs: Game Capsule | Bronco Planet
As teams from the same Division, the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers have met one another 108 times in their history.

Here's why I am not afraid of the Denver Broncos - Bolts From The Blue
John Gennaro comes up with three reasons why he thinks the San Diego Chargers can beat the Denver Broncos in Denver for a second time this year.

Pack it Up, Chargers Win the Super Bowl - Pats Pulpit
I've looked into the future and it appears to be bleak for the league. People tune in week after week because any given Sunday. This might be the week my team wins. This could be the time they reach to the mountain top.

Broncos Media

BTV Daily: A Year Later |
The Broncos finally get their chance on Sunday to use what they learned from last year's playoff loss.

Locker Room: Up For the Challenge |
Players talk about preparing for the Chargers and trying to stop the run. Plus DE Shaun Phillips on facing his former team in the playoffs.

Will Jerome Bettis and Terrell Davis make the HOF? - NFL Videos
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis had exemplary careers, but will they make the cut down to the final 15 for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Peyton Manning's comeback: Rooted in the Rockies - NFL Videos
Before Peyton Manning signed with the Denver Broncos, he spent countless hours regaining his form after 2011 neck surgery with friend and former college teammate Todd Helton. Steve Cyphers gets a sneak peek at where Manning started his comeback.

2013: Best of Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas turned out to be another dangerous weapon for Peyton Manning, catching 65 passes for 788 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Do Your Job: Denver Broncos defensive line - NFL Videos
The Denver Broncos' defensive line has their work cut out for them Sunday when they face the San Diego Chargers in Divisional Round Weekend, Heath Evans says.

Divisional Round News

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Patriots vs. Colts Preview
The Colts and Patriots will face off in the playoffs for the fourth time in the last decade and while many of the faces have changed over the years, the matchup remains similar. Tom Brady will once again lead the Patriots, but this time it will be Andrew Luck on the other side.

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Seahawks vs. Saints Preview
Drew Brees and Saints likely don't have very good memories from playing in Seattle, but New Orleans has an opportunity to change that on Saturday. The Saints will attempt to do something that hasn't been done in nearly a decade: beat the Seahawks at home in the playoffs.

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Panthers vs. 49ers Preview
In Week 10, the Panthers went on the road and beat the 49ers. Now, two months later, the 49ers will attempt to return the favor. That game ended in a 10-9 slugfest and the two teams could be headed for another defensive battle on Sunday.

Expert predictions for all 4 playoff games -
Eight NFL teams remain in the playoff chase, but only four will advance this weekend. Who are our experts picking?

NFL Related News

Mike Munchak's firing a reminder of the humanity in the coaching carousel | The MMQB
In a world where coaching carousel news comes and goes as nothing more than mere fodder for the masses, Mike Munchak's firing was a stark reminder that the people on the sidelines are, you know, people too.

NFL Hall of Fame 2014 -
Elliot Harrison ranks the 25 contenders ahead of the unveiling of the 15 Hall of Fame finalists on Thursday.

Roger Goodell doubles down on London, might support medicinal marijuana -
The NFL commissioner wants a team and a Super Bowl in London, and will not defy the evolution of medicine.

Lovie Smith the right man at the right time for the Buccaneers -
The Buccaneers hired Lovie Smith to right the ship in Tampa Bay. Stephen White says his former coach will have the team on the right course as soon as next season.

How the loss of Flowers led to a heartbreaking loss | National Football Post
The symbolic play of the Chiefs’ crushing 45-44 loss to the Colts — the franchise’s eighth consecutive playoff defeat, which includes four to Indianapolis — occurred on the unluckiest of bad bounces.

5 bold predictions for the 2014/15 season | National Football Post
An agent of 27 years takes a look into the future with some help from around the league.

2014 NFL Playoffs: Ranking Starting Quarterbacks |
The NFL is a quarterback-driven league. Teams live and die by the play under center. It comes as no surprise that most of the teams that got into the playoffs happen to be led by either one of the top veteran quarterbacks in the game or one of the league’s best emerging young star signal-callers.

Penalty Rates Are Down In The Playoffs | Football Perspective
Did notice the lack of yellow flags this weekend? In the first round of the 2013 playoffs, just 31 penalties were called over four games, a 7.75 per-game average. That’s the lowest per-game average from any week this season, and the 63.25 penalty yards assessed also represent the floor on a per-game basis for any week in 2013.

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