Wide receiver Trindon Holliday scored on a 90-yard punt return touchdown and a 104-yard kick return touchdown to mark the longest respective plays in each category in NFL postseason history. He also became the first player in league postseason history to record a punt return touchdown and kick return touchdown in the same playoff game.
Quarterback Peyton Manning tied the Broncos’ postseason record with three touchdown passes. He tied John Elway, who did so three times, for that mark.
Wide receiver Brandon Stokley’s 15-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter against Baltimore marked the fourth NFL team (Baltimore, Indianapolis, Seattle and Denver) that he has caught a postseason touchdown pass for. He joins Keenan McCardell as the only players in NFL history to accomplish that feat.
The kickoff temperature of 13 degrees marked the second-coldest home game in Broncos history. The temperature was the coldest – home or away – in Broncos postseason history.
Manning threw three touchdown passes in Denver’s loss to Baltimore to tie him with Dan Marino for the fourth-most passing scores in playoff history.
Running back Ronnie Hillman’s 83 rushing yards marked the second-most by a Broncos rookie in a playoff game.
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