The NFL will pull back the curtain on the 2013 season next Thursday in Denver, debuting with all the pomp and circumstance you've come to expect from the league's annual "Kickoff" event.
|A 50-foot banner of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco outside the home of the Denver Broncos, Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)|
In a polarizing bit of set dressing, huge banners have been hung from Sports Authority Field at Mile High featuring impact players from both the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens, the two AFC juggernauts who will play that night.
Roger Goodell, @nflcommish, National Football League
Take the Joe Flacco signage off my Mile High Stadium! Broncos Nation will not endure this detestable and audacious act. Who in their right mind thought that we would just let this fly?! We stand united against your unbearable Joe Flacco signage.Sincerely,
"Because the NFL promotes both teams playing in its annual Kickoff Game, fans will notice signage outside @SportsAuthField and around town that features the Broncos and Ravens. But regardless of league guidelines, this will always be #BroncosCountry and we can't wait to see all the orange in the stands a week from Thursday!"
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