Eli Manning of the New York Giants threw two second-quarter touchdown passes, including one to teammate Victor Cruz, as the NFC defeated the AFC 62-35 in the National Football League’s Pro Bowl in Hawaii.
The National Football League will review the slide by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in which his leg struck Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens during the American Football Conference championship game.
Arian Foster scored one touchdown and ran 140 yards to lead the third-seeded Houston Texans to a 19-13 victory over the No. 6-seeded Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the American Football Conference playoffs.
Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos was selected to the National Football League’s Pro Bowl for the 12th time in his career, surpassing Brett Favre for the most career invitations to the All-Star game for a quarterback.
Denver Broncos linebacker Joe Mays was suspended for one game and fined $50,000 by the National Football League for a hit that left Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub missing a chunk of his left ear.