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Denver breaks up a 28-28 tie with 7:11 left in the game. Find out how.
It felt like today's game between the Broncos and Ravens on Sunday had been tied forever at 28-28, but in reality it was only one half of one quarter. That's how much scoring and craziness has been going on in this Divisional playoff matchup.
Ray Rice tied the game up at 28-28 with a 1-yard run at the end of the third quarter after a Peyton Manning fumble gave the Ravens the ball in Denver territory. The next two drives ended in punts but the Broncos got the ball back with 12:09 remaining in regulation at their own 12-yard line. Manning was 6-of-7 for 58 yards but got additional help when the Ravens were called for defensive holding on a Denver third-and-3.
Three plays later, Manning hit Demaryius Thomas for a 17-yard touchdown pass, giving the Broncos a 35-28 lead with 7:11 left in the fourth quarter. Can Joe Flacco lead the Ravens back to tie? He was 2-of-3 for 8 yards in the second half going into the ensuing drive following the Broncos' touchdown.