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Clayton: Wade Phillips finally kicks down that door

Von Miller got the MVP award, but the architect of Denver's defensive domination in Super Bowl 50 is a coach who was out of work not long ago. Wade Phillips finally broke through on a big stage.

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Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

When it was all said and done, the Broncos simply shut down the Panthers in a defensive affair. The best and worst of it? Greg Garber shares.

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NFL Power Rankings: Way-too-early 2016 edition

The Broncos just won Super Bowl 50, but we're already looking to next season. Who's poised to make a big leap? Here's our way-too-early 2016 hierarchy.

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ESPN Sport Science: Von Miller plays MVP defense (1:20)
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First round 2016 NFL draft order

The conclusion of Super Bowl 50 means we have an official order for the 2016 NFL draft. Check out the first round.

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Sunday Blitz: Broncos' D seventh best ever (1:16)
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Herm explains how Von Miller earned MVP honors (1:09)
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7hScott T. Miller

Key injuries in Super Bowl 50

Panthers WR Corey Brown was ruled out after suffering a concussion when he banged his head on the turf in the third quarter. He's one of several players to get banged up in Super Bowl 50.

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7dJohn Clayton

Clayton: Ranking all 49 Super Bowls

What's the best Super Bowl of all time? What's the worst? With the event's golden anniversary upon us, John Clayton puts the previous 49 games in order.

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Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

The best? That's easy: Von Miller put on an MVP-worthy show. The worst? Ball security that saw the teams combine for four lost fumbles. More Super Bowl superlatives

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Miller strip-sack leads to first TD

Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP campaign started in the first quarter.

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Super Bowl MVP-winning linebackers

  • Super Bowl 50 - Von Miller, Denver
  • Super Bowl XLVIII - Malcolm Smith, Seattle
  • Super Bowl XXXV - Ray Lewis, Baltimore
  • Super Bowl V - Chuck Howley, Dallas

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Cam Newton's crucial fourth-quarter fumble

Arguably the play of the Super Bowl came when Von Miller stripped the MVP QB deep in his own territory for the second time.

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Newton walks out of postgame presser

After saying little in response to a number of questions, Cam Newton abruptly left the podium.

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What did Cam Newton say after SB loss?

Read the full transcript of Newton's postgame media conference before the Panthers QB abruptly walked out. 'Got outplayed'

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Age is just a number

Peyton Manning became the oldest quarterback in NFL history to win the Super Bowl, eclipsing John Elway's previous mark by more than a full year.

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Peyton Manning: 'I don't have a plan'

Moments after winning Super Bowl 50, Manning and Sal Paolantonio discussed the Broncos QB's future.

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Way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings

Cheer up, Panthers: You've landed the top spot in the way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings. Ranking the 32

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Kevin Durant ... Super bowl photographer?

Kevin Durant was at Super Bowl 50, but not as just a fan. No, he was working the sidelines as a photographer. The MVP takes pics

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Jonathan Stewart: Big man, big air

The first offensive touchdown of the Super Bowl featured 235 pounds of man hurdling the line of scrimmage.

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Beyonce, Bruno Mars steal halftime show

Officially Coldplay was the headlining act, but all the headlines belonged to Beyonce and Bruno Mars after Super Bowl 50's halftime show. Bringing the 'Funk'

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The Manning brothers have combined to win four of the past 10 Super Bowls. [Credit: Michael C. Hebert/US PRESSWIRE]

Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl

Super Bowl 50 was seen by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but only a select few got a view from the inside. See the photos

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Marshawn Lynch hints at retirement

Adam Schefter reported earlier today that Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch had told people close to him he plans to retire. Then, during the Super Bowl, Lynch posted this tweet on his verified Twitter account.

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Odds to win next year's title

This year's championship game is in the books, but the odds are ready for next year's big game.

  • Seattle: 8-1
  • New England: 8-1
  • Pittsburgh: 8-1
  • Green Bay: 10-1
  • Arizona: 10-1
  • Carolina: 10-1

NFL draft order set

The NFL season is over and the first-round draft order from 1-31 has been set.

Young to Cam: 'Answer the questions'

Steve Young acknowledged the "hard spot" Cam Newton was put in postgame, but offered some advice to the Panthers QB.

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Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP defense

How did Von Miller win Super Bowl MVP? As ESPN Sport Science explains, the Broncos LB used a rare combination of speed and power.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Ron Rivera's post game message to the Panthers: "Don't let this diminish what you have accomplished. We had a great season. We reached the mountaintop, just not the peak, not the summit. We have an opportunity to get better as a team. That team a couple of years ago got beat in the Super Bowl and look where they are today. We have an opportunity just like they did to become a better team."

Ian O'Connor ESPN Senior Writer 

Archie Manning to ESPN.com: "I've got 200-something texts on my phone, a lot of friends, and everybody wants (Peyton) to retire. Nine out of ten people feel that way.This has kind of come to a head. A lot of things are pointing toward what everyone wants him to do."

Miller: Super Bowl MVP 'not about me'

Von Miller shared the credit with teammates for winning the Super Bowl MVP award.

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Swimming in confetti

The Broncos cheerleaders hit the confetti-covered field at Levi's Stadium to celebrate Denver's Super Bowl 50 win.

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Time for a Super selfie

Chris Harris, you just won the Super Bowl. What are you going to do now? Take a selfie, obviously.

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