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Gazette Premium Content REPLAY: #Broncos 24, #Chargers 17

Staff reports Updated: January 12, 2014 at 6:34 pm
Staff reports Updated: January 12, 2014 at 6:34 pm • Published: January 10, 2014

Will the Broncos make it to the Super Bowl? The journey starts Sunday. Join the Gazette Sunday for live coverage of the divisional playoff game between the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. Gazette sports reporters David Ramsey, Paul Klee and Scott Kaniewski will provide updates from...

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Replay of our Broncos Gameday Report — No. 6 Chargers (10-7) at No. 1 Broncos (13-3) — Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Jan. 12, 2014.

Broncos 24, Chargers 17. Photos: Broncos vs. Chargers

Denver sports columnist Paul Klee game blog HERE

DENVER — Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

The Broncos (14-3) controlled the game for 3½ quarters before Philip Rivers capitalized on an injury to cornerback Chris Harris Jr. to stage a comeback reminiscent of Baltimore's shocking win at Denver exactly a year earlier.

This time, however, Manning rescued the Broncos from the brink of another crushing collapse and sent them into the title game for the first time in eight seasons.

 

 
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