Peyton Manning can win in the postseason in fair weather. He can win in a dome. Maybe he's struggled a bit in cold weather, but he can win in average temperatures, and that's what the Denver metro area will have Sunday when the Broncos host the Patriots in the AFC Championship game.
Game time temperatures are expected to be in the high-50s with very little wind and no precipitation in the forecast. These are very Manning-like conditions.
Not that Tom Brady struggles in neutral weather or anything. The Patriots' job of stopping Manning and the high-powered Broncos offense just gets a bit tougher.
New England is a strong offensive team in their own right, and with coaching adjustments tailored to the specific weaknesses of the Broncos' defense, the offenses of both teams seem poised to have big performances.
Here's all the details on Sunday's AFC Conference Championship game.
New England Patriots at Denver Broncos
Where: Sports Authority Stadium at Mile High, Denver
When: 3 p.m. ET
Broadcasters:Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (color)
Odds: Broncos -4
Weather: 59 degrees, sunny, winds W 9 m.p.h.
Online stream: None available
Patriots SB Nation site: Pats Pulpit
Broncos SB Nation site: Mile High Report
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