Watch: Broncos QB Peyton Manning runs 12 yards for first down

Peyton Manning used his legs for a big first down against the Patriots. 
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Peyton Manning will do anything to beat the Patriots.

The Denver Broncos quarterback picked up a big first down in the third quarter, using his legs to move the chains.

The 12-yard run was Manning’s first positive playoff rush since 2006, and his longest playoff run since his first appearance in the playoffs. Even Manning’s teammates were surprised after the play:

Unfortunately for Manning, Denver would punt later on the drive.