That actually happened.
Peyton Manning led his team down the field for the go-ahead touchdown with only a minute to play. Tom Brady throws a pick down the middle of the field to seal his team's demise. I just saw it, and I'm still not sure I believe it.
All in all, it was a pretty good day for football; even the Bears-Saints game had its moments and was pretty competitive until that safety sent everything into a downward spiral. The Colts-Patriots game could have been the best NFL game of the year; despite not being a fan of either Brady or Manning, it was fun to watch each one take his turn standing up to adversity with the game on the line.
But somebody had to win, and even though we won't be getting the Super Bowl matchup that many of us expected (or hoped for), it should be an interesting one.
Also, congrats to myself and Christmas Ape, who correctly predicted the outcomes of both games. We