Argumentative Essay On 'Conference Championship Takeaways'

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Conference Championship Takeaways 1. AFC Championship From kick off till the end of the game, the Denver Broncos outplayed the New England Patriots- and it wasn’t even close. Tom Brady was hit a season high 20 times. Their offensive line was embarrassed- specifically Marcus Cannon who was routinely beat by Von Miller. Miller finished the game with 1.5 sacks and an interception. The offense was outmatched by the Broncos’ defense. The Patriots finished 2/15 on third down conversions. They struggled in the red zone, failing to execute three separate drives in which they started on the 50 yard line. The first drive of the game for the Broncos was the best Manning led drive since the 2014 season. Manning’s throws looked sharp and accurate. The…show more content…
NFC Championship It’s Cam Newton’s world and we’re all just living in it. You would be selling the Carolina Panthers short if you described their victory over the Arizona Cardinals as dominant. They absolutely manhandled the Cardinals. The first Carson Palmer pass of the game really set the tone for how this game was going to be played out. Palmer missed a wide-open Darren Fells that would have resulted in a first down. All game long, Palmer looked off- he looked much more like the Palmer at the end of his time with the Bengals than the Palmer we have grown accustom to seeing. Palmer finished the game with six turnovers. Larry Fitzgerald, who has been the NFL’s most reliable receiver over the last decade, had two wide-open drops. The Panthers’ defense held the Cardinal’s terrific wide receiving trio of Fitzgerald, John Brown, and Michael Floyd to a combined 80 receiving yards. Led by Luke Kuechly, their linebackers flustered the Cardinals’ offense. Palmer was routinely under pressure. They made the NFL’s best offensive unit uncomfortable form the first snap of the game till the last snap of the game. The NFL’s MVP, Cam Newton had an outstanding game. He finished with 335 passing yards and 47 rushing yards. Newton threw darts are all game long- finding wide-open receivers on a routine
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