Videos: Five Broncos playoffs defeats more vomit-inducing than loss to Ravens
Number 2: Super Bowl XXII, January 31, 1988 -- Washington Redskins 42, Broncos 10
The Super Bowl loss to the Giants didn't crush the Broncos' spirit. Indeed, they roared through the next season as if on a mission from God -- because sunsets are orange, a lot of us reminded ourselves. And their opponent this time around wasn't nearly as formidable. Indeed, the Redskins' quarterback, Doug Williams, began the season on the bench, and no one mistook him for an all-time great.
He looked like one on the biggest stage in football, though. The Broncos went up 10-0 in the first quarter, then laid down and let Williams and the 'Skins run over them. Williams threw four touchdown passes in a single quarter, eventually piling up 42 consecutive points en route to MVP honors.
It couldn't get worse than that, could it? Answer: yes, it could.
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