It’s a week before Christmas, but one AFC team already received one of the top items on its wish list: A playoff berth. The New England Patriots put the wraps on their seventh straight AFC East title last week and now can focus on securing a first-round bye and the conference’s No. 1 seed. Your Denver Broncos, meanwhile, lost…

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Born to early-1960's Broncos season-ticket holders, Ken Pomponio is a fourth-generation Coloradan and University of Northern Colorado graduate who has covered the Front Range and Denver sports scene for more than 25 years for various websites and newspapers.