2012 AFC Wild Card: Broncos Vs. Steelers Expected To Be Huge TV Draw

The Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers might just be the draw on TV during this Wild Card weekend of the 2012 NFL Playoffs. The Steelers are a team that has a national following while the Broncos have Tim Tebow, sure-fire rating grabber. While Tebow's luster has appeared to wane in the last several weeks with his poor play, he is still a big story in the league. Broncos public relations director Patrick Smyth expects the rating for this game to be "massive":

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Of course, that audience could always taper off if the Broncos struggle with Tim Tebow at quarterback and Brady Quinn can't do any better. But why do we want to be pessimists about all of this? It's time for the Broncos to pick up a postseason win.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of this matchup, head to Broncos blog Mile High Report and Steelers blog Behind the Steel Curtain. For more news and notes from around the NFL, visit SB Nation's NFL news hub.

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