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Maurice Jones-Drew predicts Broncos beat Panthers 42-28 in Super Bowl 50

Former Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew predicts Peyton Manning will win one of the highest scoring Super Bowl games in history on Sunday night.

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Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back is predicting that the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning will defeat the Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton in Super Bowl 50 by a score of 42-28.

Never mind that this blows both the odds on favorite Panthers betting line and the over/under odds out of the water, that would make this the highest scoring Super Bowl since 2003 at a combined 70 points.

"The Broncos haven’t turned the ball over lately, and that’s key," MJD wrote on "Carolina takes a lot of chances and is going against a Denver defense that has a really good front seven and a secondary that can cover. As long as Peyton Manning doesn’t turn the ball over, the Broncos will win."

Jones-Drew also predicted that Carolina will rush for fewer than 100 yards, breaking a 31-game streak. He picked safety T.J. Ward as the game’s MVP.

Our prediction? The Panthers win 26-20.