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Tim Tebow notches another victory for Denver Broncos

Tim Tebow is now 5-1 as the Denver Bronco's starting quarterback. Tim Tebow led Denver to a 16-13 victory over the San Diego Chargers. A look at the other NFL games Sunday.

By Associated Press / November 27, 2011

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, right, talks with San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers after the Broncos won 16-13 Sunday.

(AP Photo/Denis Poroy


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 Matt Prater kicked a 37-yard field goal with 29 seconds left in overtime to lift Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos to a 16-13 victory Sunday over the San Diego Chargers, who've lost six straight games for the first time in 10 years.

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The Broncos narrowly avoided the first NFL tie since Cincinnati and Philadelphia ended deadlocked at 13 on Nov. 16, 2008.

Tebow, now 5-1 as the Broncos' starter, led Denver from its 43 after San Diego's Nick Novak was wide right on a 53-yard field goal attempt with 2:31 left in overtime. Novak made a 53-yarder in the first quarter, a career-best, and was wide right on a 48-yard try early in the fourth quarter.

Tebow had a 12-yard gain and Willis McGahee ran 24 yards up the middle to set up Prater's winning kick, which was right down the middle.

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At Oakland, California, Sebastian Janikowski kicked a team-record six field goals as Oakland took advantage of three interceptions from Chicago's fill-in starter Caleb Hanie.

Carson Palmer threw for 301 yards and Michael Bush iced the game with a touchdown run in the fourth quarter to lead the Raiders (7-4) to their third straight win against a Bears team missing starting quarterback Jay Cutler.



At Philadelphia, Tom Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns in a game that all but ended Philadelphia's playoff hopes.

Filling in for the injured Michael Vick for the second straight game, Vince Young couldn't keep the Eagles in contention despite a career-best 400 yards passing. The Eagles fell to 4-7 in a season that began with Super Bowl expectations.

Angry fans made their feelings known about coach Andy Reid, chanting "Fire Andy!" in the second half.



At Seattle, Rex Grossman found Anthony Armstrong for a 50-yard touchdown as Washington rallied for 16 fourth-quarter points to end a six-game losing streak.

One play after committing a grounding penalty, Grossman stepped up in the pocket on third-and-19 and found Armstrong in the corner of the end zone.

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