*(Via TheWrap) – Super Bowl 50 will pit something old, the Denver Broncos’ 39-year-old quarterback Peyton Manning, against something new and blue, the Carolina Panthers and their young star Cam Newton.
The Denver Broncos staved off a wild fourth quarter comeback try from the New England Patriots to win the AFC Championship, 20-18 Sunday. Later, the Carolina Panthers blew out the Phoenix Cardinals in the NFC Championship game, 49-15.
The NFL’s showcase will kick off at 6:30 ET on Sunday, Feb. 7, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., and will be broadcast by Fox. It’s the second trip to the Super Bowl in three years for Denver, while Carolina hasn’t been to the big game since 2003.
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