The Sun Sets on the Broncos

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    The Sun sets in the orange sky just before kickoff at Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday, December 28, 2008 - the last game of the regular season between the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers.

    The Chargers won their third straight division title by finishing 8-8, becoming the first team to go from 4-8 to the playoffs by routing the Denver Broncos 52-21.

    Denver (8-8) completed a monumental collapse, becoming the first team since division play began in 1967 to miss the playoffs after having a three-game lead with three weeks to go.

    When we bought the tickets to this game in August, we thought that this game would have no consequence since it was the last game of the season. Wow, we were wrong! This turned out to be a "Playoff" game.

    mudpig, malignant_quiapo, and 14 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. mudpig 64 months ago | reply

      awesome shot

    2. mofmann 64 months ago | reply

      Awesome is right! This is unbelievably cool!!!!

    3. Zakery Portfolio 64 months ago | reply

      awesome..love the colors:D

    4. malignant_quiapo 64 months ago | reply

      amazing shot! wow!

    5. TraySee 64 months ago | reply

      very nice!

    6. Wojciech Andruszkiewicz 64 months ago | reply

      historic moment, according to your description ;)
      nice shot

    7. pericoterrades 64 months ago | reply

      Maravilloso colorido

    8. Marckymarc 64 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Stadium Sunsets, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    9. alexm5488 35 months ago | reply

      Great shot, and it ended up being a great game for the Chargers!

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