In a battle of 'old school' vs. 'new school' quarterbacks, Peyton Manning and the AFC Champion Denver Broncos (15-3) will face Russell Wilson and the NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks (15-3) in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2nd at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The Seattle Seahawks (15-3) have advanced to a Super Bowl date with the Denver Broncos after holding off a late rally by the visiting San Francisco 49ers (14-5) for a 23-17 win in the NFC Championship game this evening in Seattle.
The Denver Broncos (15-3) are headed to their seventh Super Bowl following their 26-16 AFC Championship victory this afternoon over the New England Patriots (13-5) in Denver. The Broncos will face the winner of the evenings NFC Championship between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.
The Denver Broncos (14-3) became the final team to advance to the conference championships with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers (10-8) this afternoon in Denver. The Broncos will face the New England Patriots next Sunday in the AFC Championship game back in Colorado.
The San Francisco 49ers (14-4) came out of Charlotte this afternoon with a 23-10 win over the Carolina Panthers (12-5), earning them a date against the Seattle Seahawks for the third time this season; and the opportunity to play for a spot in the Super Bowl.
The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks advanced to the championship games of their respective conferences with victories in the NFL playoffs on Saturday. Here is a recap of all of the day's action:
The New England Patriots (13-4) topped the Indianapolis Colts (12-6) 43-22 tonight in Foxborough, earning the right to face the winner of tomorrow's Denver/San Diego game, in next weekend's AFC Championship.