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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning prepares for a snap in a 2012 game. Gov. John Hickenlooper honored Manning and his teammates recently by naming mountains within the Colorado 14ers after players on the roster. The temporary name changes will be in effect only for Super Bowl Sunday, when the AFC Championship team will play the Seattle Seahawks.

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Governor renames Colorado mountains after Denver Broncos

In a proclamation made today, Gov. John Hickenlooper temporarily renamed Colorado’s 14ers — peaks surpassing 14,000 feet in elevation — after active players on the Denver Broncos roster. The names will be effective for one day: Super Bowl Sunday, when the AFC Championship team will battle the Seattle Seahawks for glory in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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