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Jan. 8 -- Tebow leads Denver to playoff win

Tim Tebow threw for 316 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 50 yards and another score in the Broncos' 29-23 overtime defeat of Pittsburgh in the Wild-Card playoffs. It was the first game that used the NFL's updated playoff overtime rules -- though Tebow and receiver Demaryius Thomas rendered them meaningless by hooking up for an 80-yard touchdown in the first play of the extra period.

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