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Ward, Stewart vow to return from injuries for Super Bowl

T.J. Ward's Super Bowl guarantee doesn't exactly possess the same sort of sizzle as Joe Namath once promising — and delivering — a win.

For the Denver Broncos, though, the strong safety's guarantee just might make the difference in one.

Ward vowed he would play a week from Sunday despite a tender ankle. Even more, free safety Darian Stewart pledged to be back, too, after spraining the MCL in his right knee during a win over New England in the AFC title game. Their health is the biggest question mark for Denver heading into Super Bowl 50 against Carolina.

Ask them, and there's really no uncertainty at all.

"Without a doubt in my mind, I'm...

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