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Videos: Peyton Manning tells Broncos fans when to worship him in seventh straight win

The funniest moment in the broadcast of Denver's 31-23 victory over Tampa Bay took place after Peyton Manning waved his hands to quiet the ecstatic Mile High Stadium throng prior to a play. Cut to the crowd a few seconds later and everyone in the shot was sitting quietly, like chastised grade schoolers afraid of losing recess. That image spoke volumes about how the Broncos have changed since Peyton's arrival, and why the team keeps winning.
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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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