AFC Championship Game 2016: Final Score, Highlights from Patriots vs. Broncos

January 25, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Almost no one gave the Denver Broncos a chance to beat the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game, but Peyton Manning and a furious defense pulled off the improbable against Tom Brady's squad.
In perhaps the last chapter of the Manning-vs.-Brady rivalry, the Broncos punched their ticket to Super Bowl 50 with a 20-18 victory in the Mile High City.
The Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 after Cam Newton and Co. trounced the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.
Here's a look at the highlights of the thrilling game in Denver, courtesy of NFL.com:
Manning struggled with foot and rib injuries throughout the regular season, and the team even benched him in favor of Brock Osweiler in November.
After Osweiler faltered in Week 17 against the San Diego Chargers, Manning returned to the field and led Denver to a victory in the regular-season finale and a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the divisional r...

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