The game featured the Broncos coming back to tie the game in the first quarter, Green Bay coming back to tie the game in the third quarter, and the Packers bouncing back again to tie the score, 24-24, early in the fourth quarter. Both defenses then stiffened, forcing two punts each, Denver the last as they pinned Green Bay deep in their territory in the waning minutes. After Craig Hentrich's 39-yard punt, the Broncos took possession at the Packers' 49 with 3:27 to go. Aided by two penalties, Denver drove toward the deciding score. Terrell Davis broke a 17-yard run to the Packers one with 1:47 to go, and the Packers let Davis walk into the end zone on the next play so they would get the ball back with a chance to tie the score again. Brett Favre drove the Packers to the Broncos 35, but that is where the drive stalled. Davis rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns to take MVP honors, ending the NFC streak of Super Bowl victories at 13.
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