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Fans' Choice: Pick a Tom Brady-Peyton Manning showdown

Here is your chance to program NFL Network's Saturday night lineup.

On Saturday, March 16, NFL Network will celebrate the Tom Brady-Peyton Manning rivalry with five memorable games between the two up for fan vote with the game that receives the most votes airing at 8 p.m. ET.

Get your votes in now for your favorite Brady-Manning game from the list below. This is a limited-time offer. The polls close on Thursday, March 14, so check back the following day to see which episode was the winner, then tune into NFL Network to catch the winning game.


2003 AFC Championship Game
The New England Patriots extended their winning streak to 14-0 with consistently strong offensive performances and a defensive scheme that confused Manning and the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots defeated the Colts, 24-14, to advance to Super Bowl XXXVIII, where New England defeated the Carolina Panthers.


2006 AFC Championship Game
Manning and the Colts finally get a playoff win against the rival Patriots on their way to ultimate glory in the Super Bowl. The win also came after the Colts overcame a 21-3 first-half deficit, making it the largest comeback in a conference final in NFL history. The Colts went on to win Super Bowl XLI.


2009 Week 10: Colts 35, Patriots 34
Leading by six with 2:08 to play, Patriots coach Bill Belichick chooses to go for it on a fourth-and-2 from New England's 28-yard line. The Patriots fail to convert, and the Colts take advantage with a game-winning TD in the waning seconds to complete their comeback from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter.


2010 Week 11: Patriots 31, Colts 28
Down by three in the final minutes, Manning throws his third interception of the game to seal the win for New England. The interception halted a comeback attempt by the Colts. Manning and Brady combine for 582 yards and six touchdown passes.


2012 Week 5: Patriots 31, Broncos 21
Manning's team changed, but the result appeared very familiar in this storied quarterback-vs.-quarterback showdown. Brady and the Patriotsbested Manning and his new team, the Denver Broncos, 31-21, in Foxborough. New England running back Stevan Ridley carried teh Patriots on the ground with 151 yards rushing and a touchdown.

NFL Network's "Fans' Choice" schedule:
March 2: Super Bowl classics (Winner: Super Bowl XXXIV: Rams vs. Titans)
March 9: Baltimore Ravens night (Winner: 'NFL Replay': Super Bowl XLVII)
March 16: Brady vs. Manning games
March 23: America's Game: The 2000s
March 30: NFL classic games
April 6: Comeback games
April 13: Rivalry games
April 20: Rookie games

Voting for the March 23 airing of "America's Game": The 2000s begins on Thursday, March 14.

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