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Horse Tracks: Brandon McManus is kicking 68-yard field goals in practice

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Good Morning Broncos Country!

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While everyone is focusing their attention on Cam Newton, the Carolina defense, or Peyton Manning, they are ignoring the one man who could single handily(or with his leg...) win Super Bowl 50.

That man is Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus who is reportedly kicking 68 yard field goals in Broncos practice.

The Broncos kicker made 86% of his kicks this season which ranked him in the middle of the pack for NFL kickers, but so far he has been money in the postseason.

He is 7 for 7 in the postseason. He kicked five field goals against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Divisional round and was a big reason why the Broncos won that game. He also kicked two big field goals against the New England Patriots. Now the Broncos will rely on his strong leg one more time this year.

If Super Bowl 50 comes down to a game-winning field goal attempt, McManus says he is "ready for it".

"Growing up, I dreamed of playing in the Super Bowl and making a game-winning kick," McManus said. "And I'm going to do a little visualization of seeing the ball going through the uprights."

With that said, McManus is hoping for a Denver Broncos blowout victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. He said it would be a much more enjoyable Super Bowl if he could sit back and relax while the team blows out the Panthers.

"It would be much more enjoyable if we're able to separate ourselves and the game doesn't come down to a kick and we're winning by a lot and we can breathe a little," he said.

Now if the game is a close one and it comes down to McManus, he says he has prepared himself for this and he is ready for the challenge.

Horse Tracks:

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