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NFL playoff results: Broncos, 49ers join Seahawks, Patriots in conference championship games

Recapping the two Sunday playoff games.

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots punched their tickets to the NFC and AFC Championship games with their wins on Saturday. The San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos joined them with their Sunday wins.

San Francisco won again on the road, beating the Carolina Panthers 23-10. The Denver Broncos never trailed, but had to hold on at the end for a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Here are your recaps:

The Niners win:

49ers vs. Panthers, NFL playoffs 2014: Full game-day coverage of San Francisco's Divisional matchup - Niners Nation
The 49ers face the Carolina Panthers in the divisional round of the playoffs. The winner advances to face the Seahawks. We've got all the necessary information including tv/odds details, inactives, game threads, recaps, GIFs and more.

The Panthers lose:

49ers 23, Panthers 10 Recap: Season Fades to Black - Cat Scratch Reader
The Carolina Panthers fall flat at home to the San Francisco 49ers, 23-10.

Full coverage:

2014 NFL playoffs, 49ers vs. Panthers: San Francisco defense dominates Carolina -
After a dominating performance in Carolina, the defending NFC champs are heading back to the NFC title game, where they'll get the rival Seahawks in Seattle.

The Broncos win:

Broncos Chargers final score: Broncos beat Chargers 24-17 to advance to AFC Championship Game - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos advance to the AFC Championship Game after a 24-17 victory over the San Diego Chargers.

The Chargers lose:

Chargers Broncos final score: Denver beats San Diego 24-17 to advance to AFC Championship - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers offense waited until the fourth quarter to show up for this game, and that is what ended up costing them against the Denver Broncos. Mike McCoy's team will head home while the Broncos advance to take on the Patriots.

Full coverage:

2014 NFL playoffs, Chargers vs. Broncos: Peyton Manning, Denver get back to AFC Championship -
The Chargers made it interesting late in the fourth quarter, but Peyton Manning ran out the clock to get the Broncos back to the conference championship, where he'll meet old rival Tom Brady.