5 Teams That Can Keep The Denver Broncos From Winning Super Bowl XLIX

Top 5 Teams That Can Keep The Denver Broncos From Winning Super Bowl XLIX

Denver Broncos: Huddle
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The Denver Broncos are the odds-on favorites to win Super Bowl XLIX. On paper, they may have the best roster, top-to-bottom, that has ever been assembled. But as we all know, the way things look on paper really don’t mean a lick when it comes to winning football games.

Here is a look at the top five teams that can keep the Broncos from hoisting the Super Bowl XLIX trophy in February.

5. Indianapolis Colts

Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck
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5. Indianapolis Colts

Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck
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This spot came down to the Colts and the San Francisco 49ers. I simply believe Andrew Luck is more of an obstacle to the Broncos than Colin Kaepernick. The Colts should be much improved across the board in 2014, and the wheels seem to be falling off the 49ers’ wagon.

4. New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints: Drew Brees
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4. New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints: Drew Brees
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The Saints will have the same, and possibly an even better, high-flying offensive attack we’ve all grown accustomed to seeing from them in 2014. They went out and vastly improved a defense that has never been particularly strong this offseason. Don’t be surprised if the Saints have home field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.

3. Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers
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3. Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers
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The Packers are a popular pick to represent the NFC in Super Bowl XLIX. They have an elite quarterback with an impressive arsenal of offensive weapons and a play-making defense. Head coach Mike McCarthy has already led the Packers to a Super Bowl win and should finally have a healthy (mostly) squad.

2. Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks: Richard Sherman
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2. Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks: Richard Sherman
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Nobody can deny how talented the Seahawks are and they now have a Super Bowl ring to back up their swagger. They will again be loaded and be a force to be reckoned with this season. If they can survive a brutal regular season schedule, don’t be surprised to see the Seahawks make a return trip to the Super Bowl in 2014.

1. New England Patriots

New England Patriots: Tom Brady, Bill Belichik
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1. New England Patriots

New England Patriots: Tom Brady, Bill Belichik
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As long as Tom Brady is under center and Bill Belichik is roaming the sidelines, the New England Patriots will be Super Bowl contenders. The Patriots have a far easier schedule than the Broncos, so the road to Super Bowl XLIX will likely run through New England.


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