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Greatest football movies of all time

Published: 1:08 AM EST Jan 11, 2012   Updated: 12:50 PM EST Jan 19, 2015

Here's a look at the greatest gridiron stories to ever hit the big screen.

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Here's a look at the greatest gridiron stories to ever hit the big screen.

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Super Bowl notebook: Defense dominated

Kony Ealy

Al Bello/Getty Images

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- To call Super Bowl 50 an offensive struggle would be a massive understatement. As good as both defenses were in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers, it was the Broncos who forced more turnover...

Super Bowl 50: Records set and tied

Broncos kid

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SUPER BOWL RECORDS SET IN SUPER BOWL 50

Oldest Quarterback To Start - 39, Peyton Manning

Oldest Quarterback To Win - 39, Peyton Manning

Patriots, Seahawks, Steelers early favorites for next season

Brady hop

Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Shortly after the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, neither team was listed as one of the favorites for Super Bowl LI. According to ESPN.com, the New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh ...

Broncos LB Von Miller named MVP

Miller fumble

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Von Miller was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl 50 with a monster performance that included 2.5 sacks, a pair of forced fumbles and a key pass breakup in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.

10 key plays in Super Bowl 50

Key play

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Von Miller and the Denver Broncos' No. 1-ranked defense dominated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

Cam Newton abruptly cuts off postgame news conference

Newton leaves conference

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Fun-loving Cam Newton turned into sourpuss Cam in his postgame press conference after the Carolina Panthers lost Super Bowl 50 to the Denver Broncos.

Super Bowl 50: Five takeaways

Manning new

Getty images

Super Bowl 50 will be remembered for Peyton Manning (potentially) riding out on top, Bruno Mars and Beyonce stealing the halftime show from Coldplay and Von Miller tormenting the league's newly crowned MVP.

Super Bowl 50: Records set and tied

Broncos kid

Patrick Smith/Getty Images

SUPER BOWL RECORDS SET IN SUPER BOWL 50

Oldest Quarterback To Start - 39, Peyton Manning

Oldest Quarterback To Win - 39, Peyton Manning

Patriots, Seahawks, Steelers early favorites for next season

Brady hop

Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Shortly after the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, neither team was listed as one of the favorites for Super Bowl LI. According to ESPN.com, the New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh ...

Who are best QBs of all-time?

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos, December 2014

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With Peyton Manning set to announce his retirement after 18 seasons and two Super Bowl titles, take a look at him and some of the other top NFL quarterbacks of all-time.

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Super Bowl notebook: Defense dominated

Kony Ealy

Al Bello/Getty Images

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- To call Super Bowl 50 an offensive struggle would be a massive understatement. As good as both defenses were in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers, it was the Broncos who forced more turnover...

Super Bowl 50: Five takeaways

Manning new

Getty images

Super Bowl 50 will be remembered for Peyton Manning (potentially) riding out on top, Bruno Mars and Beyonce stealing the halftime show from Coldplay and Von Miller tormenting the league's newly crowned MVP.

Broncos LB Von Miller named MVP

Miller fumble

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Von Miller was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl 50 with a monster performance that included 2.5 sacks, a pair of forced fumbles and a key pass breakup in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.

Super Bowl 50 game-day action

Super bowl media gallery: Stadium

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

The Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, California.

Past Super Bowl MVPs

Peyton Manning, Super Bowl XLI

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With Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller winning MVP honors at Super Bowl 50, take a look at previous Super Bowl MVP winners.

NFL notebook: Broncos complete final walk-throughs

Broncos fans await Sunday's Super Bowl

Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The Denver Broncos arrived first on the field at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on Saturday afternoon for a final walk-through before Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers.

Panthers pool report: Players get look at big stage

Super Bowl 50 is Sunday

Mike Lawrie/Getty Images

The Carolina Panthers appeared loose and confident as they paced through their final preparations on the eve of Super Bowl 50 with a walk-through practice at San Jose State and their first look inside Levi's Stadium.

Palmer, Peterson named FedEx Players of the Year

Vikings and Cardinals players named top players

Hannah Foslien and Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson were named FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year, the NFL announced Saturday.

Panthers QB Newton adds MVP trophy

Newton dances to music during practice, Feb. 5, 2016, San Jose, Calif.

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Carolina quarterback Cam Newton added NFL Most Valuable Player to his expansive trophy case at the NFL Honors on Saturday night and Panthers coach Ron Rivera was named Coach of the Year.

Preview Super Bowl 50 commercials

Amy Schumer, Seth Rogen in Bud Light ad

Anheuser-Busch via CNN

For many people the action on the field at Super Bowl 50 this Sunday will be secondary to the commercial breaks. Check out some of the ads to watch for during the big game.

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Asher masterful in 3-2 IronPigs win

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Eagles nab 6 more players on final day of draft

Philadelphia Eagles

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