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    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) is upended by New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington (25) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos jumps over Duron Harmon #30 of the New England Patriots in the second quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Paris Lenon #51 and Shaun Phillips #90 of the Denver Broncos in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Brandon Marshall #54 of the Denver Broncos collides with Ryan Allen #6 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Charlie Riedel - AP
    Denver Broncos cornerback Tony Carter (32) breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater (18) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Jack Dempsey - AP
    Denver Broncos cornerback Tony Carter (32) breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater (18) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Charlie Riedel - AP
    New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) wraps up Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Jack Dempsey - AP
    New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) leaps over Denver Broncos cornerback Kayvon Webster (36) and Denver Broncos outside linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Charlie Riedel - AP
    Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme celebrates his one-yard touchdown catch during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game against the New England Patriots in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Jack Dempsey - AP
    Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme (84) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Joe Mahoney - AP
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walks off the field during the following the first half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Jacob Tamme #84 of the Denver Broncos celebrates his second quarter touchdown with teammates during the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls a play against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #45 of the Denver Broncos defends against Aaron Dobson #17 of the New England Patriots in the second quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Eric Decker #87 of the Denver Broncos tries to avod the tackle of Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots in the third quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Jack Dempsey - AP
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is hauled to the turf by Denver Broncos defensive end Jeremy Mincey (57) during the second half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is sacked by Terrance Knighton #94 of the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is sacked by Terrance Knighton #94 of the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is sacked by Terrance Knighton #94 of the Denver Broncos on a fourth down in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Joe Mahoney - AP
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, bottom, during the second half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
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    Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots congratulates Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos after the Broncos defeated the Patriots 26 to 16 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots congratulates Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos after the Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 26 to 16 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Wesley Woodyard #52 of the Denver Broncos celebrates their 26 to 16 win over the New England Patriots during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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    Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after they defeated the New England Patriots 26 to 16 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
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