The Denver Broncos Just Won Super Bowl 50 Because Of These 3 Plays

by Adam Silvers
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For the third time in franchise history, the Denver Broncos are Super Bowl champions.

Sunday at Levi's Stadium, Peyton Manning silenced the doubters, and Denver's defense played a perfect game in route to a 24-10 victory in Super Bowl 50.

There were plenty of highlights throughout, but these three plays were the keys to Denver's win.

Von Miller completed a strip sack on Cam Newton, resulting in a touchdown for the Denver Broncos.

The Broncos defense scored the first touchdown of Super Bowl 50: — SB Nation (@SBNation) February 8, 2016

With his team up 3-0, Broncos linebacker Von Miller ripped the ball from Cam Newton, which led to an easy Denver Broncos' touchdown and a 10-0 lead.

TJ Ward intercepted Cam Newton with Carolina on the move.

T.J. Ward intercepts Cam Newton. — ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD_) February 8, 2016

Von Miller forced his second fumble of the game, sealing a Super Bowl 50 win for the Broncos.

Von Miller causes Cam Newton to fumble — ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD_) February 8, 2016

Von Miller all but ensured his status as Super Bowl 50 MVP with his second strip sack of the game.

Now, let the champagne flow, Denver.