Videos: Peyton Manning, Broncos prove Joe Flacco, Ravens aren't elite

Sunday's Broncos-Ravens match-up looked to be the most difficult on Denver's second-half-of-the-season schedule -- a road game against a division-leading team whose quarterback, Joe Flacco, continues to chirp about how he and his squad are among the NFL's elite. They sure as hell didn't look like it during a 34-17 shellacking. But because of the Ravens' current state, it's hard to tell whether the victory truly marks the Broncos as Super Bowl-material.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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