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The Denver Broncos aren't kicking themselves for trying to win with a risky field-goal attempt

The Denver Broncos aren't kicking themselves for trying to win with a risky field-goal attempt

Had the bold plans of the Denver Broncos come to fruition in the wildest NFL game of the season, we might be calling their iconic home Mile Long Stadium.

But the 62-yard field-goal attempt by Brandon McManus drifted wide left with 1 minute 8 seconds remaining in overtime Sunday night, giving the Kansas City Chiefs possession at midfield with enough time to counter with a field-goal drive that secured a 30-27 victory.

On Monday, Broncos Coach Gary Kubiak defended the decision to try the super-long kick — one yard shy of the league record — instead of going for it on fourth and 10 or punting and essentially playing for a tie. That kick was five yards longer than...

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