Broncos-Colts quicktake

It was over when ...

Broncos WR Brandon Marshall tied the single-game receptions record with this fourth-quarter touchdown. He later broke the record.

(Darron Cummings / Associated Press)

Colts TE Dallas Clark caught his third touchdown of the game with 2:25 remaining to give Indianapolis a 28-16 lead.

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It was a career day for Broncos WR Brandon Marshall, who broke Terrell Owens' single game receptions record -- fitting for the man often called Baby T.O. Marshall finished with 21 catches (one better than Owens' previous mark) for 200 yards and two touchdowns. In the process, Marshall also became the first player since 1960 to record eight 10-plus catch games in his first four seasons.

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Denver outgained Indianapolis (357-312) and picked off Peyton Manning three times. What hurt the Broncos, however, was their inability to convert in crucial situations, as they were just 6-for-17 (35 percent) on third downs and 0-for-3 on fourth downs.


With the win, the Colts accomplished the following: secured homefield advantage throughout the playoffs; set an NFL record for consecutive victories (22); set a franchise record for consecutive home wins (13); set the NFL mark for most wins in a single decade (114). ... Clark's three touchdown catches were a career high. ... Peyton Manning threw three interceptions, two of them going to Denver's Brian Dawkins.

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