The AFC Championship Game is all about Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos.
Brady finds his spark early on. Manning is ice-cold. The defense comes out on fire, and Brady throws 2 TDs. The Pats take a 17-0 at the end of 1.
Both QBs go cold. It is a disaster throughout this whole quarter. Brady and Manning lead the team to long field goal attempts. A back and forth, 3-and-out thing goes on for the whole quarter. At the half, Pats lead 23-12.
In quarter 3, Broncos KR Trinton Holliday returns the kick return 100 yards for the score. The Pats go turnover after turnover, 3-and-out after 3-and-out. Broncos K Matt Prater kicks a field goal. After 45 minutes, Pats lead 23-22.
The most crucial quarter of the AFC season. The Pats kick 2 quick field goals to give them a TD lead. Peyton Manning throws 3 INTs in their first 5 possessions. Tom Brady throws an INT, and CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie returns the pick 59 yards for the score. We’re tied at 29. Brady tries to help kill clock to get into field goal range. RB LaGarrette Blount fumbles the football on a crucial 3rd And Inches from the Broncos 32-yard line. With 1 minute left, Manning throws 4 first downs to Welker, Decker, DeMariyus Thomas, and Julius Thomas. It’s 1st And Goal from the Pats 4, and Bill Belichick call the Patriots final timeout, with 8 seconds left. Manning escapes all the pressure, and then finds RB Knowshon Moreno in the end zone with no time left.