Photos: Top Twenty Tweets About Broncos Nearly Choking Away Game One to Colts
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Hope you didn't wind up in intensive care after the Broncos' 2014 regular season debut last night. The team looked like world beaters in the first half, running up a 24-0 lead thanks to the heroics of Peyton Manning and Julius Thomas, then nearly gagged the victory away thanks to predictable play calling, dropped passes and the remade defense's inability to stop Andrew Luck and the Colts until victory was teetering on the edge of doom. The 31-24 win got Twitter nation talking. Here are our game-highlight-illustrated top twenty picks for most memorable tweets. Check them out below.
Thank God we didn't choke that one away #Broncos
— Michael Stefanic (@mjstefi) September 8, 2014
Terrible second half for the Denver offense. 0 TD for Peyton in the entire second half. AWFUL luck.
— Andy K (@ffootball2014) September 8, 2014
— e (@mauititan) September 8, 2014
My Nigga Andrew Luck Hard For bringing The Colts Back. Took A L. The Effort Was Nice Tho
— #RockstarLifestyle (@_InFlyWeTrust) September 8, 2014
My @Broncos never fail to try and kill me in the 2nd half.
— Jon Rubenstein (@Stem_Cell_Doc) September 8, 2014
Fuck Mondays, fuck work, and fuck Andrew Luck
— Mike Ferrucci (@mike_ferrucci) September 8, 2014
I like Andrew Luck, but I LOVE Peyton. So glad Denver won
— KG♔ (@sassypearlsx) September 8, 2014
Almost another 4th quarter comeback @Colts get em next week boys!
— Hilary Walsh (@hwalsh16) September 8, 2014
Every time Denver needs a break, here comes the @nfl bull shit. Don't worry Everyone else sees through it & Broncos will probably still fail
— Andy Schemm (@aschemm) September 8, 2014
Thank You, Peyton Manning
Sincerely, A Fantasy Football Player
— Jarrod McClellan (@jarrodmcclellan) September 8, 2014
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I swear if I hear one Colts fan say "I'm happy Peyton won" today I will lose my shit
— Jessica McAvoy (@jlmcavoy) September 8, 2014
Mad I fell asleep on the game -_- not surprised we lost but it mustve been a hell of a game in the end. Good comeback though, colts.
— Princess Consuela (@_gisellie) September 8, 2014
— Dave (@newstouse) September 8, 2014
Peyton Manning and Julius Thomas- the motha fuckin DREAM TEAM.
— Ashleigh (@AshweeCarter) September 8, 2014
Defense bailed out Peyton's choke artist 4th quarter again, but gotta admit: Broncos are a legit contender again...
— Edison Sepulveda (@Edisonsepulveda) September 8, 2014
@OllyDawes it was typical Colts tho. the fire & comeback when Broncos had eased off second half will make ppl forget how outmatched u were.
— MOLOCH THE LOVELESS (@MochineGun) September 8, 2014
so...Colts lost...again but its a respectful loss against the former team capt/qb Peyton Manning and the Broncos gg Andrew Luck gg
— Jonathan Basbas (@jkapuhilib) September 8, 2014
It's okay. Andrew Luck came back and earned me 25 points last night... All is forgiven. #FantasyFootball
— Amelia Davis (@amelia_davis22) September 8, 2014
If the broncos choke I may shit my pants
— Dallas (@dallasthestar) September 8, 2014
What's really unfair is Peyton Manning had to film three commercials during halftime.
— Kyle Elwes (@Kyle_Elwes) September 8, 2014
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