DENVER -- Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping.
The connection: Flawless, as usual.
A topsy-turvy NFL season comes down to this: 49ers, Seahawks, Patriots, Broncos.
Familiar foes. Rivalry showdowns.
Talk about a couple of juicy title-game tussles.
Nick Foles, who didn’t start a game until mid-October and wasn’t named the Eagles’ permanent starter until the last week of November, became a Pro Bowl pick Saturday night.