Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are set to face off in an AFC Championship game for just the third time in the 13-year rivalry.
The New England Patriots will play the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game on Sunday Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. in Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Patriots beat the Indianapolis Colts 43-22 in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday night while the Broncos toppled the San Diego Chargers 24-17 on Sunday night.
Brady is 10-4 all-time against Manning. New England beat Denver in Week 12 at Gillette Stadium 34-31 in overtime. The Patriots came back from a 24-0 deficit.
The two signal-callers are 1-1 in AFC Championship games against one another. The Patriots beat the Colts 24-17 in the 2003 AFC Championship. Manning threw four interceptions in that game.
The Broncos quarterback beat New England while with Indianapolis in the 2006 game. The Colts mounted an 18-point comeback to win 38-34.
The Broncos entered the postseason as the No. 1 seed after finishing the season 13-3. The Patriots are the No. 2 seed after going 12-4.