Happy Super Bowl Sunday, Broncos Country!
There is no doubt the last six years have been rough in these parts.
Now let’s look at the Cincinnati Bengals. Today marks the franchise’s first appearance in the Super Bowl in 33 years. The last time the Bengals played on the big stage was the 1988 season against the San Franciso 49ers. How ironic would it have been had the 49ers beaten the Los Angeles Rams? Alas, Cincinnati will not face the 49ers for the third time in the Super Bowl.
Still, it’s been over three decades since the Bengals played on Super Bowl Sunday. It’s no doubt been a putrid run for Denver since Peyton Manning retired. To be honest, there isn’t much hope right now that will change. Yes, Nathaniel Hackett seems like the right guy and has the energy, but it’s beyond time to back it up on the field. But it’s only been six years. Imagine being a fan of the Bengals.
Hopefully it doesn’t take 33 years for the Broncos to figure it out.
Joe Rowles joined Klahr and Kompany on Saturday morning for the weekly Broncos Blast segment on ESPN 1600 AM. With me as guest cohost, we go over Denver’s roster (aside from QB) and whether the franchise will get Aaron Rodgers.
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