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Jan 29, 2014

Denver’s ‘Pot Roast’ reveals recipe for Super Bowl stardom

NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – By any standard, Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton is a giant hulk of man with a delectable nickname.

He also has a delectable nickname – “Pot Roast” – but the moniker has nothing to do with his 6-foot-3, 335-pounds (152 kilograms) frame. Had he been a seafood lover, he might just as easily been called a ‘shrimp.’

Jan 28, 2014

Elway and Manning’s legacies come together

NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – For most of the four years that have passed since the National Football League awarded the 48th Super Bowl to the New York/New Jersey area, the main topic conversation centered around the weather.

But now, with the game just five days away and no sign of any blizzards, “legacy” has become the buzzword for the title decider between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks.

Jan 28, 2014

Broncos’ Adams rethinks plans to walk home from Super Bowl

NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – Mike Adams is rethinking his celebration plans if the Denver Broncos win Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks in New Jersey.

Adams was so excited when his team booked a place in the first Super Bowl to be played in his home state that he vowed to walk back to his old neighborhood if his team won the title.

Jan 27, 2014

Broncos’ Moreno hopes to hold back tears at Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “The Star-Spangled Banner” has always been a powerful anthem that stirs emotions and can reduce even the toughest to tears.

One of the best examples of this is before the Super Bowl, when tens of thousands of people rise to their feet and join in the singing of the U.S. national anthem.

Jan 27, 2014

Broncos’ Bailey finally gets chance to play in Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Playing in the Super Bowl is every NFL player’s dream. For the lucky ones, it is a dream that comes true, ending with their hands on the Vince Lombardi Trophy under a shower of confetti.

But for most, the Super Bowl is a fantasy that is never fulfilled, even for the some of the game’s greatest players.

Jan 27, 2014

Broncos’ Manning unfazed by Super Bowl hype

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With his southern drawl and self-deprecating humor, Peyton Manning looks and sounds like a man at ease in his role as the poster-boy for Sunday’s Super Bowl between his Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.

A model of composure on and off the field, the Broncos quarterback appears to all the world to be unruffled by the hype and scrutiny surrounding him ahead of America’s most-watched and scrutinized sports event.

Jan 27, 2014

Sherman turns on charm offensive before Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a week of being criticized for his post-game rant following his team’s win in the NFC Championship, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman turned on the charm when he arrived in New Jersey on Sunday.

Sherman was on his best behavior when he fronted a packed news conference shortly after his team touched down to prepare for next weekend’s Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos.

Jan 27, 2014

Confident Broncos touch down ahead of Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos touched down in New Jersey on Sunday, brimming with confidence ahead of next weekend’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks.

The Broncos arrived at Newark Airport to the sort of reception normally reserved for heads of state. Their chartered jet was towed away from the main terminal gates to a secluded hanger so the players could disembark onto a red carpet away from public eyes.

Jan 25, 2014

Broncos making long-awaited return to Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos, one of the National Football League’s most elite franchises, are back in the Super Bowl for the first time in 15 years.

For a team that became accustomed to success after initially struggling to establish themselves among the game’s best, it has been a long and agonizing wait for their shot at reclaiming the greatest prize in American team sports.

Jan 20, 2014

Broncos to face Seahawks in 48th Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks won their National Football League conference championships in brilliant style on Sunday to set up a historic Super Bowl between the top two ranked teams in the United States.

The Broncos, led by their unflappable quarterback Peyton Manning, beat the New England Patriots 26-16 in Colorado to make it to their first Super Bowl in 15 years.

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