After the painful losses the Broncos have had over the past few weeks, one can't help but to be a realist when it comes to realizing our team isn't going to make the playoffs this season. Some of you die hard fans are probably scoffing at me right now with the thoughts of "there's still a chance" screaming in your head. Believe me when I say that I want them to succeed as much as the next fan, but I have come to terms after the pitiful game last night against the Patriots. At one point last night, I thought to myself, am I watching the Jags or 49er's play New England play in Denver right now?

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I'm still riding high on the fact we won the championship last season. Totally awesome to me! We all had to have a reality check when Manning and others left the Broncos. Not making the playoffs this year will mean we come back stronger next season. But, what are you going to do when they are no longer playing on Sunday afternoon and you need something to do at home? Why not be productive and do one of these five things:

You might look at these and say UGH! I know I would, but let's look at it this way, when you get it done, you will feel accomplished and not let down after 3 hours... Like the last Broncos games have left you feeling.