Super Bowl media day is an opportunity for journalists of the world to make fools of themselves trying to get famous athletes to make fools of themselves -- and as always, there were successes and failures on both sides. But what were the Broncos' most memorable quotes?
We picked the ten most memorable, including Peyton Manning on his favorite real housewives, Demaryius Thomas on his grandma watching him from jail and Wes Welker on that giant helmet he's been wearing lately. Count them down below.
Quotes culled from coverage by from coverage by Comcast Sportsnet, ProPlayerInsiders.com, the Asbury Park Press and the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Number 10: Eric Decker on Jessie James, traditional wife Decker: "To come home to warm, loving woman is always comforting; to have food on the table as well. I can't really cook, so, that's a big thing as well."
Number 9: Peyton Manning resists the urge to tell a reporter he's an idiot
When asked if he prefers Real Housewives of New York or Real Housewives of New Jersey, Manning said, "I have not had a chance to see either show."
Continue to keep counting down the top ten Broncos quotes from Super Bowl media day. Number 8: Demaryius Thomas talking about his mother and grandmother watching him play in the Super Bowl from jail
According to Thomas, "They get to watch every game that comes on TV there and they've got the T-shirts. All of the ladies have the T-shirts and watch me, so that's special."
Number 7: John Fox demonstrates a keen grasp of the obvious
Fox: "It's no fun to lose."
Continue to keep counting down the top ten Broncos quotes from Super Bowl media day. Number 6: Mike Adams on the best eats in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey
Adams: "I think I'm going to stop at Red Robin. I want that crispy burger with everything on the side and American Cheese and a strawberry milkshake. No whipped cream on the strawberry milkshake."
Number 5: Painter Vinston on Louis Vasquez, beardo
Vinston bestowed the following honor: "And the hair award goes to Louis Vasquez, because of the beard!"
Continue to keep counting down the top ten Broncos quotes from Super Bowl media day. Number 4: Jacob Tamme on Peyton Manning, practical joker Tamme warned, "If he offers you sunscreen on the golf course, don't take it. When you put it on your body, it will not protect you from the sun. It will actually make you feel like you're on fire."
Number 3: Danny Trevathan on why he brought a teddy bear to Media Day
Trevathan said he plans to give the bear to his daughter, about whom he said, "I'm trying to make her life so easy. I want her to wake up in the mornings, let daddy take care of the rest. She will be here to watch me play, most definitely."
Continue to keep counting down the top ten Broncos quotes from Super Bowl media day. Number 2: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on his case of Saturday Night Fever Rodgers-Cromartie was asked if he can dance. His answer: "If I can't do anything else, I can cut a rug." Number 1: Wes Welker on his giant helmet Welker on the large helmet he's wearing to protect himself from concussions: "I couldn't tell a difference myself, but apparently everyone else has, because I've gotten a lot of texts and e-mails about my big helmet and how ridiculous I look in it."
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