AFC Championship Game 2014

Notebook: Lessons from Denver's AFC title

Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White digs into the film from Denver's AFC title game, and finds a team that isn't going to be easy to beat in the Super Bowl.

How the Pats and Broncos built winning teams

It's more than just a pair of future Hall of Fame QBs making the Broncos and Patriots great. Jason Chilton digs into the roster building process for the two teams playing in the AFC Championship.

Some Super Bowl footballs will go to waste


Every year Wilson prepares a small amount of promotional Super Bowl balls based on the four possible matchups. With Denver and Seattle heading to Super Bowl XLVIII, footballs prepped for the three other matchups are now obsolete. Image credit: Wilson

Brady won't watch Super Bowl

New England's quarterback has no interest in watching the game most Americans will be glued to.

AFC Championship injuries: Talib hurts ribs

New England's top cornerback was knocked from the game early on a controversial play.

New England 'no match' for Denver

Denver advanced to its first Super Bowl since the John Elway era, while New England fell short of its goal once again.

A Sunday for the ages

A shootout between two Hall of Fame quarterbacks never materialized in the AFC title game. The NFC game was everything it was billed as and maybe a little more. Jason Chilton takes a closer look at the Conference Championship games.

Peyton's cruise

The Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning are headed to the Super Bowl ... probably in a Buick.

Why are you mad at Richard Sherman?

Richard Sherman spoke his mind following the NFC Championship, and once again was labeled as everything under the sun. But why?


Sad Brady taunted by drumming Denver Bronco horse

The second half of Patriots-Broncos was defined by two lasting things -- Tom Brady's sadness and a drumming horse that just wouldn't quit. These two images will forever live on.

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning react to AFC title game

Happy Peyton is happy, and sad Tom is sad.

Missed opportunities will haunt Tom Brady

Tom Brady had a chance to keep his team in the game, and he didn't take advantage of it.

Knowshon Moreno leaves game with chest injury

Moreno did not return to the game after a fourth-quarter injury.

Broncos will represent AFC in Super Bowl

Manning got the best of Brady in the AFC Championship to get back to his first Super Bowl since 2009.

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