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Which Team Should Broncos Fans Support in the Super Bowl?

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The Broncos may not be playing in the Super Bowl this year, but that doesn't mean Denver fans can't still have fun on the big day.

Thankfully for all of us, the matchup is top-notch. The Patriots and Rams are back at it, seventeen years after that fateful post-season that kicked off the legend of Tom Brady. While the Rams are hoping to avenge that 2002 Super Bowl loss, the Patriots are planning to continue their dominance as the best franchise in NFL history.

Given how bad the Broncos were this season, we get that you're probably focusing on the uber-talented Nuggets. But with Super Bowl Sunday approaching, here's a list of pros and cons to help you choose a team to root for in the Super Bowl. We'll start with the Patriots, then get into the Rams.

Pros

1. Greatness

The Patriots are the greatest team in NFL history. Tom Brady is the greatest of all time, aka the G.O.A.T. Bill Belichick is the greatest coach, and Robert Kraft is the best owner. With all this greatness inside one organization, it only makes sense for the Patriots to win another championship to complete a full hand of rings.

2. Storybook ending

Tom Brady winning a final game against the team he beat in his first Super Bowl appearance and then retiring would be the ultimate storybook ending...even though the 41-year-old quarterback defying Father Time shows no signs of letting up and already said he would be playing next season.

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Conor McCormick-Cavanagh is a staff writer at Westword, where he covers a range of beats, including local politics, immigration and homelessness. He previously worked as a journalist in Tunisia and loves to talk New York sports.