Happy gameday, #BroncosCountry –
The Broncos take on the Patriots at 6:30 p.m. -- Where will you be watching? While you're waiting, here are a couple things to get caught up on, starting with a message from Carson:
1. Carson's message for Latimer
Wide receiver Cody Latimer met Carson Cline at Children's Hospital Colorado two weeks ago. During his visit, Latimer made a promise to Carson that he would make his favorite touchdown pose when he made his first NFL touchdown -- and he did.
Now, Carson has a special message for Latimer:
2. College football rivalry week
Saturday marked not only a day of college football, but also rivalry week. Check out which Broncos were watching their teams yesterday: Wide receiver Bennie Fowler, a Michigan State alumnus, watched his Spartans thump Penn State, 55-16, for a spot in the Big 10 Championship
* Outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware cheered on the Auburn Tigers, his hometown team*
* Offensive lineman Max Garcia cheered on the Florida Gators, who fell to in-state rival, Florida State*
3. Ten things to know about Broncos-Patriots
With the clock winding down, ESPN's Mike Reiss breaks down the top ten things to know about Sunday's game.
While Reiss presents facts about the Broncos defense and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, this might be the most interesting:
Tom Brady has made at least five starts in his career against 15 teams. The Broncos are the only one of the 15 that Brady doesn't have a winning record against (5-5 in 10 starts).
Read the rest of Reiss' list here.
4. In case you missed it …
10 Intriguing Things: Denver's D vs. Tom Brady, can the Chiefs stay hot?
- Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Broncos have new-look offense for new QB