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Peyton Manning passes neck test

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning walks off the field

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When last we saw Peyton Manning, he was being roughed up by the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. But that won’t be the last we ever see of him.

The reigning MVP reportedly passed the annual physical examination on his surgically repaired neck Monday morning and will continue his Hall-of-Fame career with the Broncos. The Denver Post reported the result of the test, an annual...

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Wes Welker encouraged by Super Bowl forecast

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker talks with

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After the mid-week snow and chill that gripped New York, Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is encouraged by an improving weather forecast that calls for a high of 48 degrees on Super Bowl Sunday, dropping to 29 at night with modest winds of 8 miles per hour.

By halftime around 8 p.m., Super Bowl XLVIII should be the coldest on record, but chances of snow are minimal.

“If it was going...

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'Pot Roast' wants it his way

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton talks with

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A lawsuit filed Thursday made allegations that Eli Manning and people with the Giants had sold fake game-worn memorabilia.

During Thursday's media availability leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, Broncos defensive lineman Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton was asked about it.

"That’s the first time I’ve heard that, he said. "That’s weird to me. I don’t know where...

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Joe Namath, Phil Simms to do Super Bowl's ceremonial coin toss

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We’ve known for months that Bruno Mars will be performing during the halftime show at the Super Bowl on Sunday, but NFL vice president of communications Brian McCarthy announced Thursday during the halftime press conference that two other big names will be involved in the game day festivities.

Legendary Jets and Giants quarterbacks Joe Namath and Phil Simms will do the ceremonial coin toss...

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Matt Prater talks about kicking in bad weather

Denver Broncos place kicker Matt Prater celebrates a

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Matt Prater is ready in case Mother Nature throws him a curveball on Sunday.

The Broncos kicker went into nice detail on Thursday about what it's like to kick in bad weather and in less-than-ideal temperature.

MetLife Stadium has been known for swirling winds, and Accuweather calls for a high temperature of 45 degrees on Super Bowl Sunday.

“If it’s cold or snowing or raining, the...

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Wes Welker agrees with Richard Sherman

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Richard Sherman made it clear at Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day (when he was asked football-related questions) that the Seattle Seahawks' defensive scheme is simple. They don't disguise anything.

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker agreed with that assessment Thursday.

"They pretty much just line up, and say, ‘Hey we are better than you, and we’re going to beat you,'" Welker said....

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Steven Hauschka thinks Matt Prater could hit a 75-yard field goal

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Could we see a 75-yard field goal in the NFL some day? Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka thinks so -- and that it'll be done by his Super Bowl XLVIII counterpart, Matt Prater.

Hauschka was asked during Wednesday's media availability if he thought someone would hit a 70-yarder in the NFL soon (it's been done one before at the high school level, by Jon Semerene of Cypress Hills HS in Weston, Fla....

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John Elway says Peyton Manning has plenty football left in him

Denver is 2-4 in Super Bowls. Their victories

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NEWARK -- When Peyton Manning arrived at the scene of Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday night, he put to rest all the rumors that he might retire if the Broncos beat the Seahawks, giving him the chance to go out on top. No one welcomed that news more than John Elway, the Broncos’ executive vice-president of football operations.

“That’s definitely the right call,” said Elway, who lost three Super...

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Broncos' Terrance Knighton may debut new sack dance at Super Bowl

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton talks with

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NEWARK -- Terrance Knighton had the sack heard around America in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. If the Broncos defensive tackle gets one this Sunday in the Super Bowl, he'll have a new dance to go with it.

Knighton's sack of Tom Brady on fourth-and-3 helped propel the Broncos to the Super Bowl. He has a new sack dance ready in the event he takes down Seahawks quarterback...

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What dropped pass? Welker thinking ahead now

Wes Welker of the New England Patriots drops

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Giants fans remember it. Gisele remembers it. But Wes Welker chooses not to remember the pass from Tom Brady that he did not catch in Super Bowl XLVI.

“You know what? I don’t even think about it,” Welker said when asked about the play Tuesday. “The past is the past, what happened happened, and I’m just looking forward to this one and going out there and playing my best game and doing what...

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