- Associated Press - Sunday, January 12, 2014

SCOREBOARD

Sunday, Jan. 19

New England at Denver, 3 p.m. Tom Brady of the Patriots (13-4) will be looking to get to the Super Bowl for the sixth time in his career, while Peyton Manning led the top-seeded Broncos (14-3) into the AFC title game for the first time in eight seasons.

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San Francisco at Seattle, 6:30 p.m. The 49ers (14-4) are in the NFC title game for the third straight season, while the top-seeded Seahawks (14-3) advanced to the NFC championship game for the second time, and first since the 2005 playoffs. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh have been rivals dating to their days as opponents in the old Pac-10 conference.

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STARS

Passing

-Peyton Manning, Broncos, finished 25 for 36 for 230 yards with two touchdown passes and an interception in Denver’s 24-17 win over San Diego.

-Philip Rivers, Chargers, was 18 for 27 for 217 yards and two touchdown passes in San Diego’s 24-17 loss at Denver.

-Colin Kaepernick, 49ers, was 15 for 28 for 196 yards and a touchdown pass and added a 4-yard touchdown run in San Francisco’s 23-10 victory over Carolina.

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Rushing

-Frank Gore, 49ers, had 17 carries for 84 yards in San Francisco’s 23-10 win over Carolina.

-Knowshon Moreno, Broncos, had 23 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown in Denver’s 24-17 win over San Diego.

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