Divisional wrap-ups

ESPN.com recaps all of the action from the divisional playoffs and hands out a few game balls.

Updated: January 11, 2004, 4:19 PM ET
By Eric Allen | ESPN.com

Colts 38, Chiefs 31
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The Chiefs decided to kick the ball off with just under 4:30 remaining and trailing by seven. Their defense hadn't stopped the Colts all day and it didn't on the final drive, with Indy running the clock down to eight seconds. Peyton Manning. Another flawless game from Manning who has completed 44 of 56 passes for 681 yards and eight TDs in two playoff games.
UP NEXT: Colts (14-4) at Patriots (15-2)

Patriots 17, Titans 14
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Drew Bennett couldn't come up with Steve McNair's desperation heave on fourth-and-12 with just over 1:30 left. Bennett had a shot at the ball but it bounced off his hands and then he was hit by Asante Samuel. Brady. Adam Vinatieri made the winning kick, but it was Brady who completed the fourth-and-three pass to Troy Brown to get the Pats into field goal range.
UP NEXT: Colts (14-4) at Patriots (15-2)

Panthers 29, Rams 23 2OT
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Jake Delhomme hit Steve Smith on a 69-yard TD pass on the first play of the second OT. Smith caught and beat safety Jason Sehorn and ran untouched into the end zone. Smith. Delhomme was good and seems to find a way to win, but Smith is emerging as a star. In two playoff games he's caught 11 passes for 298 yards and two TDs.
UP NEXT: Packers (11-6) at Panthers (14-4) or Panthers (13-5) at Eagles (12-4)

Eric Allen

NFL studio analyst
Eric Allen, a 14-year NFL veteran and was one of the NFL's premier defensive backs, joined ESPN in August 2002 as an NFL studio analyst. His primary role is providing analysis for ESPNEWS' Monday Quarterback.

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