The update is that the Broncos will not be in the Super Bowl and Peyton Manning was playing with torn quad.
The Denver Broncos were guaranteed a spot in the NFL playoffs and they will compete for their shot to make it back to the Super Bowl. Last year, the Broncos came up short against a Seattle Seahawks team that came to play. This year, the Denver Broncos look to make it back to the Super Bowl in order to get their shot at redemption. When Peyton Manning is the quarterback of a football team, they always have a shot at winning therefore it is imperative that you do not discount the Denver Broncos.
John Fox is one of the best coaches in the NFL and he is looking to make his third Super Bowl appearance as a head coach. With the Broncos boasting a 12-4 record to end the season, the team looks to be one of the best teams besides the Patriots in terms of having a shot to represent the AFC in the 49th edition of the Super Bowl.
Could the Broncos win the Super Bowl? If you look at the teams win-loss record, the teams that the Broncos lost to are the Seahawks, Patriots, Rams and Bengals. Of these 4 teams, 3 are in the playoffs this year. The Bronco could have some trouble in the playoffs but they will likely be favored to win their divisional matchup since they will face a lower seeded team.