DENVER -- Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC Championship Game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. Complete Story Top Performers
Passing: P. Manning (DEN) - 230 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: K. Moreno (DEN) - 23 CAR, 82 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: K. Allen (SD) - 6 REC, 142 YDS, 2 TD
The New England Patriots will head to Denver for the AFC Championship next Sunday.