Denver, N.Y. Giants Move On In NFL Playoffs

By Dean Pantazi

Denver, N.Y. Giants Move On In NFL Playoffs

January 8, 2012 Updated Jan 8, 2012 at 11:12 PM EDT

UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos topped Pittsburgh and the New York Giants eliminated the Atlanta Falcons in NFL Wildcard playoff games Sunday.

Tebow threw an 80 yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime to lift Denver past Pittsburgh 29-23, and into the next round at New England next week.

Tebow was 10 of 21 for 316 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 50 yards and a score.

Eli Manning threw for 277 yards and three touchdowns, two of them to Hakeem Nicks, and the New York Giants downed the Atlanta Falcons 24-2, scoring 24 unanswered points after surrendering an early safety.

The Giants head to Green Bay next weekend.




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