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 NFLpickwatch.com, 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?
The defense and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller came up huge.
The Broncos managed to set a couple Super Bowl records.
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.
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.