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Broncos lose record fifth Super Bowl in 43-8 blowout
CBS Sports ^ | February 2, 2014 | John Breech

Posted on 02/02/2014 8:52:03 PM PST by beaversmom

When it comes to Super Bowls and getting blown out, no one goes down in flames quite like the Denver Broncos. Denver's loss to Seattle on Sunday was team's fifth Super Bowl loss, an NFL record.

The Broncos had been tied with the Patriots (3-4), Vikings (0-4) and Bills (0-4) for most Super Bowl losses.

Having the most Super Bowl losses is bad enough, but it gets worse: thanks to the 43-8 final score, the Broncos have now been on the losing end of three of the five biggest blowouts in Super Bowl history.

Here are the five biggest blowouts in Super Bowl history:

1. Super Bowl XXIV: San Francisco 55-10 over Denver

2. Super Bowl XX: Chicago 46-10 over New England

T-3. Super Bowl XLIV: Seattle 43-8 over Denver

T-3. Super Bowl XXVII: Dallas 52-17 over Buffalo

5. Super Bowl XXII: Washington 42-10 over Denver

Here's a brief look at the Broncos' four Super Bowl losses. You can read the game story from the Broncos fifth Super Bowl loss by clicking here.

Super Bowl XII: Dallas 27, Denver 10 -- This is the only Super Bowl in NFL history that had a split MVP and one of only seven times in 48 years that a defensive player won the MVP award. Cowboys defensive tackle Randy White shared the award with teammate Harvey Martin. Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith became the eighth defensive player to win the Super Bowl MVP when he won the award Sunday.

Super Bowl XXI: NY Giants 39, Denver 20 -- The Broncos were beat down by Phil Simms. Simms completed a Super Bowl record 88 percent of his passes (22 of 25) for 268 yards and three touchdowns as New York won its first Super Bowl title in franchise history. Simms also became the first Super Bowl MVP to utter the most famous postgame words that have ever been uttered, "I'm going to Disney World."

Super Bowl XXII: Washington 42, Denver 10 -- Of the Broncos' first four Super Bowl losses, this one might have been the most painful. For one quarter against Washington, the Broncos looked like they were going to dominate the game. Denver jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, but then the wheels fell off the wagon and the wagon caught on fire. Redskins quarterback Doug Williams threw four touchdown passes in the second quarter and Washington scored 35 total points as the Redskins turned the game into a rout. Williams threw for 340 yards and four touchdowns and took home the Super Bowl MVP award.

Super Bowl XXIV: San Francisco 55, Denver 10 -- The 49ers' 55-10 win is still the largest margin of victory in Super Bowl history and San Francisco's 55 points are the most ever scored in a Super Bowl. This game was never close as the 49ers jumped out to a 41-3 lead.

It's also worth noting that although the Broncos do lose often in the Super Bowl, they also have won before. With John Elway under center, the Broncos won back-to-back titles in Super Bowl XXXII and XXXIII.


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1 posted on 02/02/2014 8:52:03 PM PST by beaversmom
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We are #1...Woohoo!!!


2 posted on 02/02/2014 8:52:37 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom
That was an astonishing game.
3 posted on 02/02/2014 8:55:53 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: beaversmom

Seahawks

yech

can’t stand those liberal computer nerds


4 posted on 02/02/2014 8:56:06 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: beaversmom

If you are going to be famous for losing, I guess losing Super Bowls is the best place to earn that title.


5 posted on 02/02/2014 9:00:54 PM PST by ansel12 (Ben Bradlee -- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: yldstrk
can’t stand those liberal computer nerds

Hey, we are also conservative blue collar types living in a blue state...

Woo-Hoo, Seahawks Win!!

6 posted on 02/02/2014 9:01:05 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: beaversmom

That was the worst Super-Bowl I have ever seen. It was like watching the Seahawks play a division III college team.


7 posted on 02/02/2014 9:01:14 PM PST by PGR88
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To: hinckley buzzard

I thought they would win by a lot, if not quite that much. The NFC championship was the real Super Bowl.


8 posted on 02/02/2014 9:01:33 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: PROCON

But what about us conservatives living in CO? It’s not fair! They should have allowed a do over of the first play.


9 posted on 02/02/2014 9:02:12 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: PROCON

yeah, uh huh

well you better move out

your stupid ugly football team is hated


10 posted on 02/02/2014 9:02:28 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: beaversmom
While I'm glad that the Seahawks won, WTF was up with the Broncos?

Yes I've heard that defense usually wins. And this was certainly the case today.

But the Broncos looked terrible.

Good strategy on the Seahawks part. They shut down the incredible Broncos offense.

Manning does not usually get his butt handed to him, though.

I was frankly stunned at how poorly he played.

Could this be the beginning of another era of NFC dominance?

The Hawks barely beat some very good teams, and even lost to the Cardinals.

And by the skin of their teeth beat the 49'ers.

Having said that, I'd wager that the 49'ers and the Cardinals would have whooped the Broncos today as well.

Besides the Ravens I can't think of another AFC team that could compete vs. a good NFC team.

11 posted on 02/02/2014 9:02:29 PM PST by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: beaversmom

Poor Peyton Manning

Gads I loathe those sickening Seahawks

bunch of blue idiots


12 posted on 02/02/2014 9:05:07 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: beaversmom
Elway should be in hiding.

Manning the greatest QB evah, bwahahahaha.

13 posted on 02/02/2014 9:06:10 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: yldstrk; beaversmom
your stupid ugly football team is hated

Just damn FRiend, sorry you hate us so much :-(

14 posted on 02/02/2014 9:06:13 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: yldstrk
your stupid ugly football team is hated
What are you, twelve? Don't be a jerk.
15 posted on 02/02/2014 9:06:15 PM PST by dainbramaged (Windage and elevation, Mrs. Langdon; windage and elevation.)
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To: yldstrk
Poor Peyton Manning

I keep wanting to say "poor Peyton", too. Then I think of how much he makes...lol. Still, I feel sorry for him. I know not the end of the world. Maybe next year. :)

16 posted on 02/02/2014 9:06:51 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: dainbramaged

yeah I am twelve and how old is your ugly cornerback


17 posted on 02/02/2014 9:07:21 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: beaversmom

I’ve seen Monkey-Shit fights at the zoo that were more organized than the Bronco’s Offense.


18 posted on 02/02/2014 9:08:03 PM PST by Autonomous User
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To: beaversmom

I was expecting something a little more out of the Bronc’s, so I stopped watching after the half-time show.


19 posted on 02/02/2014 9:08:52 PM PST by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: PGR88

It was the Tebow curse.


20 posted on 02/02/2014 9:10:57 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Thorliveshere

Denver is 3 of the games for biggest losses.


21 posted on 02/02/2014 9:11:21 PM PST by scooby321
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From Wiki (this sounds A LOT more positive of a way to put it):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denver_Broncos

They have WON seven AFC Championships and TWO Super Bowls.


22 posted on 02/02/2014 9:12:21 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: yldstrk; dainbramaged
yeah I am twelve and how old is your ugly cornerback

No problem FRiend, I remember when I had my first beer.

23 posted on 02/02/2014 9:12:57 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: beaversmom

And the best news?

I won a $500 football pool!


24 posted on 02/02/2014 9:13:32 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: beaversmom

The Pats, Bills, and Vikings are very grateful tonite.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 9:14:09 PM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: umgud

Didn’t you borrow some money from me last year?


26 posted on 02/02/2014 9:14:29 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Great game! I hate the Mannings.


27 posted on 02/02/2014 9:15:02 PM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: yldstrk
yeah I am twelve and how old is your ugly cornerback
I'm not sure - why don't you button up your onesie, go upstairs and ask your mom? Maybe there's some hot cocoa left.
28 posted on 02/02/2014 9:15:02 PM PST by dainbramaged (Windage and elevation, Mrs. Langdon; windage and elevation.)
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To: Autonomous User

The o line of Denver was the worst I’ve ever seen in a Super Bowl. How many passes were tripped or touched by a rusher. Manning will get all kinds of blame, but he had nothing going right around him.


29 posted on 02/02/2014 9:15:19 PM PST by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: beaversmom

It’s games like this that make me think the NFL is fixed.


30 posted on 02/02/2014 9:16:33 PM PST by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: jtal
It’s games like this that make me think the NFL is fixed.

Really, how so?

The Broncos got their asses kicked.

31 posted on 02/02/2014 9:20:33 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: beaversmom

The biggest blowout in NFL championship history was none of the five listed but rather when the Bears beat the Redskins 73-0.


32 posted on 02/02/2014 9:23:25 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (More to NFL history than the Super Bowl era.)
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To: beaversmom

While I didn’t have a dog in the fight I did kinda wanna see the less liberal team/city win.


33 posted on 02/02/2014 9:24:01 PM PST by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: PROCON
Really, how so? The Broncos got their asses kicked.

How so? Because they got their asses TOO kicked to be believeable.

Unless there was a tremor in The Force... LOL!

34 posted on 02/02/2014 9:25:30 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: beaversmom

Manning better get used to that picture (currently on Drudge) of the ball going by his head on the first play from scrimmage. He’s going to have to live with that photo for the rest of his life. The haters aren’t going to let it go. The game was lost on that play. IMHO. I went to another station not long after that and never went back to the “Super Bowl”.


35 posted on 02/02/2014 9:26:02 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940_NFL_Championship_Game

The 1940 National Football League Championship Game, was the 8th in NFL history. The game was played at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. on December 8, 1940. The Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins, 73–0, the most one-sided victory in NFL history. The game was broadcast on radio by Mutual Broadcasting System, the first NFL title game broadcast nationwide.


36 posted on 02/02/2014 9:27:08 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: PROCON

There sure were a lot of things like missed tackles and miscues on the Broncos side.


37 posted on 02/02/2014 9:29:44 PM PST by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: boop

Seattle didn’t “even lose to the Cardinals” They LOST to the Cardinals....IN SEATTLE!

Every NFL team breathed a big sigh of relief hen the Cards were eliminated form the playoffs on the last day of the season with their 10-6 record.

Arizona would have beaten them today too!

Bruce Arians = NFL coach of the Year


38 posted on 02/02/2014 9:29:54 PM PST by ReaganÜberAlles
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To: Talisker
How so? Because they got their asses TOO kicked to be believeable.

Really? Are you a 9-11 Truther too?

39 posted on 02/02/2014 9:31:33 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: beaversmom

Seattle outplayed Denver and deserve to win.


40 posted on 02/02/2014 9:32:34 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

"Poor" Peyton. :(
41 posted on 02/02/2014 9:32:58 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: freekitty

“Seattle outplayed Denver and deserve to win.”

Yes, they did. I live in Denver. It will be a somber day at work tomorrow. (Not for me, I was rooting for Seattle. Have to. Wife is a native of Seattle.)


42 posted on 02/02/2014 9:35:50 PM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: PROCON
Really? Are you a 9-11 Truther too?

LOL, what exactly is a 9-11 Truther?

And why are you changing the subject?

43 posted on 02/02/2014 9:39:22 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: beaversmom

Seattle Seahawks, the third best Super Bowl team in history!


44 posted on 02/02/2014 9:42:17 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Talisker
And why are you changing the subject?

If a Tremor in the Force is the subject, then yes, I'm changing the subject, Cue the "Twighlight Zone music, you need to get real, n00b

45 posted on 02/02/2014 9:43:30 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: PROCON
If a Tremor in the Force is the subject, then yes, I'm changing the subject, Cue the "Twighlight Zone music, you need to get real, n00b

WTF, you mad, bro?

Or are you arguing that it is crazy to believe cheating goes on in sports betting?

LOL!

(P.S. I'd be interested in any info you've got on what really happened to Building 7, too...)

46 posted on 02/02/2014 9:46:43 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: beaversmom

The coin toss by Joe Namath was the best part of that Super Bowl.


47 posted on 02/02/2014 9:49:33 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: boop

“Besides the Ravens I can’t think of another AFC team that could compete vs. a good NFC team. “

How about the Colts. Indy won against SF, Seattle and Denver during the regular season.

The physical defense of the seahawks involves bringing the pass defenders up into press coverage which takes away the running game and short passing game. It dares the offense to go deep. Going deep is a challenge because the qb must throw a great pass and the blocking must hold up.

Luck throws a great deep ball and can usually extend the play with his feet when the blocking breaks down. He is the worst nightmare for the Hawks defense. When Luck plays, you are looking at Colin Kapernick only with a more accurate deep ball and better game management skills.

Manning does not extend plays and likes the short and intermediate routes and rarely goes deep. For him the seahawk defense was his worst nightmare.


48 posted on 02/02/2014 9:51:30 PM PST by staytrue
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To: beaversmom

I have a sore throat, can’t talk, am exhausted but totally EUPHORIC. We WON!!! Love my Hawks!!


49 posted on 02/02/2014 9:52:07 PM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Seattle Conservative

But how can it be that fun when you win by that much?


50 posted on 02/02/2014 9:53:03 PM PST by beaversmom
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