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Broncos steadily suffocating San Diego

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From 1990 through 2004, the home team in the divisional round won 81.7 percent of the time.  From 2005 through 2012, the success rate fell to 56.3 percent.

This year, it’ll be 75 percent.  And the last of the four games feels a lot like the typical divisional-round game played from 1990 through 2004.

Far more often than not, the team that earned the bye week steadily but surely suffocated the nothing-to-lose wild-card winner.  That’s precisely what the Broncos are doing to the Chargers, leading 17-0 through three quarters.

Despite losing to the Chargers in Denver one month ago today, the Broncos were and are the superior team.  They’re showing it today, via a game with a score that doesn’t feel as close as a 17-point shutout.

While the game isn’t over and anything can happen, it’s hard to imagine a Chargers team that has scored no points through 45 minutes mustering 17 in 15.

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6 Responses to “Broncos steadily suffocating San Diego”
  1. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Jan 12, 2014 7:03 PM

    We win Super Bowls. We suggests others try it. It’s a great feeling.

  2. tebowsgonnagitya says: Jan 12, 2014 7:03 PM

    Now the Refs are suffocating the Broncos.

  3. ctiggs says: Jan 12, 2014 7:04 PM

    Lol we can thank the bengals and or succop for ruining the afc playoffs #goNiners#Noonehasitbetter

  4. umphreysrules says: Jan 12, 2014 7:08 PM

    The League’s Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says:
    Jan 12, 2014 7:03 PM
    We win Super Bowls. We suggests others try it. It’s a great feeling.

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    How are the Steelers doing in the post-season, anyways?

  5. keltictim says: Jan 12, 2014 7:39 PM

    How are the steelers doing in the last couple of post seasons

  6. umphreysrules says: Jan 12, 2014 8:49 PM

    keltictim says:
    Jan 12, 2014 7:39 PM
    How are the steelers doing in the last couple of post seasons

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    Touche, keltictim! :)

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