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Broncos react on Twitter to their clutch win over Raiders

When you beat a rival by one point with clutch play at the end...there’s a lot of celebrating to be done.

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Holy Comeback Batman!

I predicted a much bigger win by the Broncos over these Raiders, but I did say on two different radio programs last week that you never count out a division rival.


Combining some bad Broncos play in the first half and some solid Raiders play all game long - plus a ton of poor ref play - this game came down to a clutch drive by Case Keenum & Co.

And that made it the kind of game that drives me absolutely batsh*t crazy but is also my favorite kind of game - a come-from-behind win in the final moments.

Emmanuel Sanders was his usual baller all game, but his 21-yard catch on 2nd-and-20 to help keep the Broncos alive in the final drive was more amazing than ever.

And Tim Patrick’s first down catch on third down - plus huge yardage to set up a much easier game-winning field goal - was the clutchiest of clutch catches.

Or “uber-clutch” as Andrew Mason noted.

So, of course, beating the Raiders by a single point in the final seconds of the game could not be sweeter, and players were thrilled to be on the winning end of that one.

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Gotta stay low! W! #sackmaster

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Perhaps there was no greater “response” (errr, troll) to the win than from Marquette King, a former Raider:

But Broncos-great, Hall-of-Famer Terrell Davis, had the perfect response.

He loved the win enough to give his classic Mile High Salute to the team.

For that second half - and especially that fourth quarter - they were worthy.