After the Broncos squeaked by the Browns in week six, I was nervous looking toward the Packers game on Sunday night. Vegas had Denver as underdogs, fans were calling for Manning's head, and Kubiak's offense was under fire. Despite pleas for fans and critics to R-E-L-A-X, many were expecting the worst Sunday night, me included.
Sometimes it's hard to hear people when they're telling you to calm down.
What happened Sunday was nothing short of incredible and it couldn't have happened on a more special night. Broncos owner Pat Bowlen went into the the Ring-of-Fame and there was no shortage of Broncos greats on-hand to welcome him to football immortality. I was especially pleased to see Floyd Little and who I think was Lionel Taylor there. These men never played for Bowlen, but knew the importance of being there and that was special, indeed.
Mr. B has been the greatest owner in sports and without him, the Denver Broncos would not be the team that we know and love. Last night's 29-10 victory over the Green Bay Packers was the best tribute to his legacy possible, and it made an already special evening even more amazing.
Here's to you, Mr. B!
Who want's some game recaps?!
Pat Bowlen got Broncos immortality and a game ball in Sunday night's win.
One of the biggest contributing factors to the Broncos success Sunday was the return of the running game. Running game finds much-needed spark
Consistency in the passing game and a solid rushing attack are a good thing. Peyton's Take: Exceptional balance follows improved execution
Mike Florio's Pro Football Talk noticed the Broncos run game as well. Sunday Night wrap-up: See how the Broncos run | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos remain unbeaten at 7-0 by beating, by most measures, the best team in the NFC. To be the best, you have to beat the best ...
The last thing the Packers needed was a chip on the shoulders of the Broncos. Chris Harris: 'Being underdog at home made us mad' - NFL.com
As you can imagine, Packers fans are furious over Green Bay's performance on Sunday night [Colorful language makes it authentic]. Packers Exposed, Blasted By Broncos | Total Packers
Denver made a young fan's dream come true on Sunday. Caution, this may hit you in the feels. 15-year-old cancer survivor has 'dream come true' as sideline reporter at Broncos-Packers - Denver Broncos Blog - ESPN
...and again, Jim Saccomano's weekly article was buried by an avalanche of gameday news on the Broncos website. Come on fellas, Sacco deserves better than that! This week he looks at Mr. B. Sundays with Sacco: Mr. Bowlen's words to live by
The Tuesday trade deadline is fast approaching. A certain Browns offensive lineman is saying all the right things if you're a Browns fan. Joe Thomas doesn’t want to be traded | ProFootballTalk
The injury bug was suited up and ready for action around the NFL.
The Broncos next opponent looks like they may be in trouble for not reporting an injury on the injury report over the last few weeks. Andrew Luck reportedly suffered fractured ribs - NFL.com
Is it just me or does it feel like Dez Bryant acts like a raving lunatic every week in the NFL? Why is this even noteworthy at this point? Dez Bryant goes on profane tirade after Cowboys’ loss | ProFootballTalk
It's understandable why Bryant was mad. The Cowboys had every opportunity to come away with a victory and they couldn't take advantage. Defense answers the call, gets Seahawks back to .500 | ProFootballTalk
Owner Jerry Jones found someone without a star on their uniform to blame. Jones: Refs 'screwed up' Seahawks' consecutive TOs - NFL.com
I knew starting the Giants defense in my fantasy league was a bad idea, but I did it anyway. Drew Brees leads Saints to wild win over Giants - NFL.com
The Lions are bad. Really bad. After a rash of firings earlier in the week, coach Jim Caldwell is running out of people to point his finger at. Jim Caldwell expects to remain employed | ProFootballTalk
The Chiefs are in full support of their brain-trust despite a putrid start to the season. Andy Reid, GM John Dorsey receive 'full support' of Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt
The Broncos victory over the Vikings earlier this season is starting to look like a bigger win than we all thought. Stefon Diggs helps Minnesota Vikings end losing streak in Chicago
Raiders fans are geeked over their teams signature win over Geno Smith's Jets. Raiders thump Jets to move to 4-3 | ProFootballTalk
Derek Carr is making a strong case that the Raiders are a team with playoff hopes. I was shocked to see a premature playoff picture with them in the wild card conversation. Derek Carr throws four TDs to lead Raiders past Jets - NFL.com
Big Ben went brain-dead at the end of Sunday's game to help the Bengals remain unbeaten. The Broncos post-Christmas showdown with them in Denver is looming pretty large. Bengals' fourth-quarter magic leads to victory - NFL.com