Denver Broncos Super Bowl Trilogy
The team, Denver Broncos is one of the National Football League’s more successful franchises. The Broncos have featured in an impressive eight championship games. The team holds the unfortunate NFL record for most Super Bowl losses – five. The Broncos conquered Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California against the Panthers. They finally completed a trilogy of triumph which had begun in the second half of the 90s with back to back victories against the Green Bay Packers in 1997 and the Atlanta Falcons in 1998. Denver Broncos is one of the teams with most super bowl appearances. Without further ado, let us recap the Broncos Super Bowl wins.
1997 Broncos vs Green Bay Packers
The greatest day in the history of the Denver Broncos brought the long-awaited Super Bowl XXXII victory, fans had been clamoring for after having only known defeat at the highest level of the NFL.
The Broncos defeated the Packers by 31-24 in an enthralling encounter Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Packers went into the clash as the Super Bowl XXXI reigning champions with an impressive 13-3 regular season record.
The final score of 31-24 was a great reflection of an incredibly competitive game. Broncos converted two turnovers to lead by 17–7 in the second quarter. Then the Packers shortened their lead to 17–14 at halftime. The franchise from Green Bay kept up with the Broncos in the second half, before tying the game with a little over 13 minutes remaining. But it was only a matter of time before Broncos running back Terrell Davis scored the deciding touchdown, making sure the Broncos became NFL champions for the first time in their history.
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1998 Broncos vs Atlanta Falcons
After terminating their Super Bowl loss-only record the previous year, the Broncos went into the 1998 season as favorites and they made sure they exerted their expected dominance, boasting an impressive 14–2 regular season record.The no-less impressive Falcons went into Super Bowl XXXIII with the same regular season record under Dan Reeves, Denver’s former head coach and were making their first appearance in the championship game.
As the two franchises went head-to-head at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, the Broncos came out on top. Their final result was 34-19. John Elway put on a classic display helping Denver build a 17 consecutive point lead before the end of the second quarter, a performance which crowned him the oldest Super Bowl MVP at the tender age of 38 (Tom Brady has beaten his record this year). They brought their second consecutive Super Bowl win back to Denver.
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2015 Broncos vs Carolina Panthers
When the Broncos met the Panthers at the Levi’s Stadium, California bets were leaning heavily towards a win. The Franchise boasted a remarkable 15-1 record in the regular season, top offense and MVP quarterback Cam Newton.
The Broncos were making their eighth Super Bowl appearance, Super Bowl 50 was one of the most defensive games in the history of the NFL.The Denver Broncos took an early lead and never let go as they recorded seven sacks and forced four turnovers while the Carolina Panthers followed closely with five sacks and two forced turnovers. Bronco’s linebacker Von Miller lead the team to a comfortable 24-10 and was named Super Bowl MVP in Peyton’s Manning final game for the Denver franchise.
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