Manning Makes Broncos AFC's Top Seed

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he road to the Super Bowl runs through Peyton Manning's house.

Chew on that, Tom Brady. With their 38-3 victory against Kansas City on Sunday, the Broncos secured the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage from here to New Orleans, site of Super Bowl XLVII. During the NFL playoffs, does Andrew Luck really want to show his face in Denver wearing an Indianapolis jersey?

"I truly feel like there is a 12th-man advantage here," Manning said Sunday. "And that's what you want."

Welcome home, Peyton. Stay as long as you like.




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