Manning bounces back with long drive, ties game

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Yes, this is now officially better than Wild Card weekend.

It’s not even the second quarter, and both sides have taken turns making big plays, with the Ravens and Broncos tied 14-14.

Peyton Manning just tied it back up with a 15-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Stokley, capping an 11-play drive after his previous pick-six.

If the game continues at this back-and-forth pace (and it’s hard to see how they can for 49 more minutes of football), you’d clearly prefer Manning’s chances over Joe Flacco’s.

Then again, few saw this kind of shootout coming.