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Horse Tracks: Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 Champions

Make no mistake, Denver is spelled with a capital 'D' and don't anyone forget it!

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In what was the most stressful win in recent history, the Denver Broncos and their dominant defense came out on top Sunday night. Pundits were climbing all over each other to pick against Denver, but, in the end, they were who we thought they were. Rather than shine a light on those who were wrong, let's take a moment and recognize those who went against the grain and picked the eventual Super Bowl champions.

According to, 73% of people who get paid to watch football for a living were wrong. I'm sure the apologies are incoming... probably not. Let this be proof positive that nobody knows anything about anything... except those of us at Mile High Report. Just kidding, the only thing I know about football is that the Denver Broncos are world champions. What else is there to know?

Want to see the list of who was right and who was wrong with their Super Bowl picks? 2015 Super Bowl Expert NFL Picks Consensus Rankings | NFL Pick Watch

How about some recaps?

Broncos 24, Panthers 10: Three Keys to Super Bowl 50, Unlocked | Denver Broncos

Super Bowl 50: Carolina Panthers 10-24 Denver Broncos – as it happened | Sport | The Guardian

Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl 50 | Huffington Post

Broncos Stun Panthers to Win Super Bowl 50 - The New York Times

Mistake-prone Panthers lose their identity and flub in Super Bowl 50 - Carolina Panthers Blog- ESPN

Broncos slam Cam Newton, Panthers to win Super Bowl 50

Highlights! Super Bowl 50: Broncos defense highlights | Denver Broncos

The defense and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller came up huge.

Super Bowl 50: Von Miller highlights | Denver Broncos

Super Bowl 50 -- Von Miller of Denver Broncos named Most Valuable Player | ESPN

In an MVP coaching performance, Wade Phillips finally kicks down that door - NFL

John Elway: 'That's the best defense I've ever seen' -

The Broncos managed to set a couple Super Bowl records.

Jordan Norwood sets Super Bowl record with 61-yard punt return | Denver Broncos

Broncos gain fewest yards of any Super Bowl winner | ProFootballTalk

People are trying to link this win to past wins. In my opinion their comparisons are weak. Peyton’s performance reminiscent of Elway’s first Super Bowl win | ProFootballTalk

Say what you will about Peyton's performance, he's still one of the best ever and make no mistake, he's forever a Denver Bronco. Archie thinks he's done. It was a terrific ride. Archie Manning thinks Peyton is "done in Denver" | ProFootballTalk

King Dab proved he lacked the maturity to command the big Super Bowl stage. If you crave the spotlight when you win, don't be surprised to see it when you lose.

Denver Broncos slam Cam Newton: "He didn't want it" - Business Insider

Chris Harris Jr. says Broncos dared Cam Newton, Panthers to throw against them | ProFootballTalk

SB50 from the couch: Why didn't Cam Newton dive for the fumble? | ESPN

Cam Newton's antics in Super Bowl 50 loss fuel criticism -

It's funny... The loss to the Seahawks a couple years back stings a little less today. John Elway: Previous Super Bowl loss made this win sweeter | ProFootballTalk

Folks, it has been one hell of a season and I am honored to have been able to share it with all of you. The Denver Broncos are world champions and it feels good. Damn good. Go Broncos.