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Broncos Defense Dominates Panthers In Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos showed Sunday in Super Bowl 50 that defense can indeed win a championship as they manhandled the Carolina Panthers offense all game on their way to a 24-10 win at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The Broncos defense sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton 6 times Sunday and Denver linebacker…


Panthers To Face Broncos In Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is now set as the Carolina Panthers will play the Denver Broncos two weeks from today in San Francisco. The Broncos punched their ticket to the big game Sunday afternoon by beating the New England Patriots 20-18 at home in the AFC Championship game. While Broncos quarterback…


Blandino Explains Why Manning Wasn’t Ruled As Giving Himself Up

On Friday, Dean Blandino, the league’s Vice President of Officiating, released his latest officiating video from the Divisional Round of the playoffs and as expected, he covered the fourth quarter play in which it looked like Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gave himself up to avoid being sacked by Pittsburgh…


Steelers Film Room: Steve McLendon Vs Broncos

Nose tackle Steve McLendon certainly gets talked about an awful lot for a player who, by percentage, doesn’t see a great deal of playing time, given that the Pittsburgh Steelers have resorted to spending most of their time in sub-packages. The veteran nose tackle logged 379 snaps during the regular…


Denver Game Shows How 3-4 Became A Sub-Package For Steelers

Against the Broncos on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense lined up to face the Broncos offense on 72 plays, excluding field goals and kneel downs, but including penalties, both pre- and post-snap. And in spite of the fact that Peyton Manning has shown a significant physical decline this season, they…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Broncos Game Notes

Your final game notes of the 2015 season. Abridged version because quite frankly, I don’t think you’re too terribly interested in relieving it. First Half – Kick return. Front five: Arthur Moats–Sean Spence–Vince Williams–Terence Garvin–Shamarko Thomas. Robert Golden behind them. Jesse James/Matt Spaeth/Anthony Chickillo on the wedge. Fitzgerald Toussaint served…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Broncos Divisional Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers season came to an end Sunday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High as they were defeated 23-16 by the AFC’s #1-seeded Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs. The pregame hype focused on the health and capabilities of the two future Hall of…


Steelers Defense Played Winning Football In Denver

Though the Pittsburgh Steelers defense may have surrendered a seven-minute, 13-play, 65-yard game-winning drive in the fourth quarter against the Broncos, the truth is that they played well throughout the course of the game in spite of a couple of unfortunate, fluke-like plays that helped keep the game close. The…



Fair Or Not, Toussaint’s Season Will Be Remembered For Late Fumble

At one point, late in the first quarter, second-year former undrafted free agent running back Fitzgerald Toussaint was the hero for the Pittsburgh Steelers, following up a hard-fought 15-yard rush inside the red zone with a one-yard touchdown burst to secure a 7-6 lead. The score helped right the ship…



Steelers Lose To Broncos 23-16 In AFC Divisional Round

A late rushing touchdown from C.J. Anderson and a two-point conversion from Peyton Manning to Demaryius Thomas, along with a 45-yard field goal from Brandon McManus capped off the Denver Broncos’ 23-16 AFC Divisional Round playoff win, Sunday, over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Sports Authority Field in Mile High. Chris…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions 2015-16: Divisional Weekend

If the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to weave together another miracle against the Denver Broncos it will need to come out of the thin air of Mile High Stadium. This means another cardiac crushing experience for Steelers Nation, many of whom only resumed breathing a day or two ago following…


Steelers Can Learn A Lot From Packers Saturday Night Loss To Cardinals

The Pittsburgh Steelers can probably learn quite a bit from the Green Bay Packers Saturday loss to the Arizona Cardinals even though they wound up losing in overtime. For starters, the packers were big underdogs heading into that game and with good reason. To start with, Green Bay hadn’t played…


Division Week Steelers Vs Broncos: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in Denver today to take on Peyton Manning and the Broncos in the Divisional round, vying for the right to take on the Patriots in the AFC Championship game next week. In so doing, they will be playing without a full deck of cards—and some of…