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  1. Tuesday Morning Quarterback -- Twilight of the Running Back

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Gregg Easterbrook comments on every team's draft and examines the twilight of the running back.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  2. Top stats to know: Super Bowl matchup

    ESPN Stats & Information

    What are the top stats to know on the Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos? Best of the best This will be the fifth time since the AFL and NFL merged that the league's top-scoring offense played the top-scoring defen...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  3. Inside the matchup: Broncos vs Chiefs

    John Parolin, ESPN Stats & Info

    Sunday's game between the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs isn't just two divisional rivals jockeying for position. Via the Elias Sports Bureau, it's only the fourth game since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 to feature two teams with at least eight ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  4. Frank Tripucka, the Denver Broncos' inaugural QB, dies at 85

    Frank Tripucka, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural season and later wanted his No. 18 unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday. He was 85.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  5. Former AFL star Cookie Gilchrist dies of cancer at 75

    Former AFL star fullback Cookie Gilchrist has died of cancer at 75.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  6. D-Gaps: Picks by Ed Reed, DeAngelo Hall

    Jason Vida

    Filling you in on what you may have missed on the "other" side of the ball this week Two years ago, NFL teams combined for just 1.82 interceptions per game, the lowest total since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger by a wide margin. Through the first seven w...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  7. Darren McFadden has four TDs as Raiders humiliate Broncos

    Behind Darren McFadden's four touchdowns, the Oakland Raiders scored the most points in their 50-year history Sunday with a 59-14 thrashing of the demoralized Denver Broncos.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 24, 2010
  8. AFL star Edgerson next on Bills' Wall

    Tim Graham

    The Buffalo Bills have announced the next name to be posted on their Wall of Fame. No, it won't be Lou Saban or Cookie Gilchrist. The Bills will honor cornerback Booker Edgerson at halftime of the Week 4 game against the New York Jets. While...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  9. Little recalls would-be teammate Olsen

    Bill Williamson

    Floyd Little reflected Thursday on what it would have been like to be teammates with Merlin Olsen. It could have happened. In 1962, Olsen was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL and the Denver Broncos of the AFL. Olsen selected the secur...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  10. The World Football League played its only championship game 35 ye...

    John Zoni

    Page 2 celebrates the 35th anniversary of the star-crossed World Football League's only championship game.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2009
  11. What it might mean if Colts get to 10-0

    Paul Kuharsky

    If the Colts win Sunday, they will be the 12th team (and the Saints could be the 13th) to start a season 10-0 since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970. That would offer no guarantees about their potential for postseason success, however. Only five of t...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  12. Sanchez joins small rookie QB club

    Tim Graham

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham The New York Jets have unearthed some info that shows just how rare it is for a rookie quarterback to win a season opener on the road. Mark Sanchez became only the fourth since the NFL-AFL merger to accomplish th...

    Blog | September 13, 2009
  13. Gamer Blog: AFL headed to 'Madden 10'

    Jon Robinson

    "Madden 10" goes old-school with the downloadable AFL Legacy Pack.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2009
  14. AFL anniversary games are announced

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson The NFL announced there will be 16 AFL Legacy Games in 2009. Half of the games will involve the four AFC West teams. All four teams in the division were AFL teams and all four teams will be part of the 50th...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  15. AFC East featured in 10 of 16 AFL Legacy Games

    Tim Graham

    Herb Scharfman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images The AFC East will feature several 'Legacy' games in the upcoming season, where the players will wear the jerseys of their AFL predecessors, similar to th...

    Blog | May 05, 2009
  16. Original AFL teams to wear throwback unis in '09

    Bill Williamson

    Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson Check out the AFC West teams' new uniforms -- well, for two games. As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the American Football League, all eight of the original teams will wear throwback AF...

    Blog | March 25, 2009