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NFL Scores: Bad Day For The Devout As Tim Tebow, Saints Lose

For Steelers fans, last week's loss to the Denver Broncos still stings, but at least Tim Tebow and Denver are out of the playoffs now, leaving Steelers fans to go back to doing what they do best -- hating the Patriots and Ravens. Tom Brady threw six touchdown passes, including three to Rob Gronkowski, Saturday as the Pats whipped the Broncos, 45-10. Tebow, meanwhile, went back to being Tebow, going 9-of-26 with 136 yards. The Patriots now advance to the AFC Championship Game to face the winner of the Texans vs. Ravens contest, which takes place Sunday at 1:00.

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In the NFC, Vernon Davis had 180 receiving yards and two touchdowns as the 49ers ended a ridiculous seesaw fourth quarter with a 36-32 lead over the New Orleans Saints. The two teams scored four touchdowns in the last four minutes of the game, but Davis' touchdown catch with nine seconds left finally ended the Saints' season. The 49ers will face the Giants vs. Packers winner in the NFC Championship Game.

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