The Ravens-Broncos double-overtime thriller ranks in the top six all time of the NFL's longest games. Here's a look at back those memorable playoff marathons, including what happened next for the winning team after prevailing in a classic.
Jan. 10, 2004, NFC divisional.
Panthers 29, Rams 23.
Game ended: 10 seconds into second overtime.
What happened: The Panthers cough up an 11-point lead in final three minutes of regulation. Both teams miss field goals in the first OT (Carolina's John Kasay from 45 yards and Jeff Wilkins of the Rams from 53). Steve Smith wins it with a 69-yard TD catch from Jake Delhomme.
What happened next: Carolina wins the NFC championship game 14-3 in Philadelphia and loses the Super Bowl to the Patriots 32-29.
Dec. 24, 1977, AFC divisional.
Raiders 37, Colts 31.
Game ended: 43 seconds into second overtime.
What happened: This game in Baltimore becomes known as "Ghost To The Post" in honor of Raiders tight end Dave Casper, who makes a 42-yard reception to set up the tying field goal late in regulation and then catches the winning touchdown pass.
What happened next: Despite two touchdowns from Casper, the Raiders lose the AFC championship game 20-17 in Denver.
Jan. 12, 2013, AFC divisional.
Ravens 38, Broncos 35.
Game ended: 1:42 into second overtime.
What happened: Joe Flacco connects on a 70-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones for the tying score with 31 seconds left in regulation. On Denver's second possession of overtime, Corey Graham intercepts a pass from Peyton Manning near midfield to set up the winning field goal.
What happened next: The Ravens will play at New England for the AFC championship.
Jan. 3, 1987, AFC divisional.
Browns 23, Jets 20.
Game ended: 2:02 into second overtime.
What happened: Jets lead 20-10 with less than four minutes left in regulation, but a roughing-the-passer call on Mark Gastineau helps Cleveland sustain a drive. Bernie Kosar throws for 489 yards. Mark Moseley misses a 23-yard field goal in the first overtime but wins it with a 27-yarder.
What happened next: Browns lose in overtime to Denver in the AFC championship game as John Elway leads the Broncos on The Drive.
Dec. 23, 1962, AFL championship.
Texans 20, Oilers 17.
Game ended: 2:54 into second overtime.
What happened: The Texans, coached by Hank Stram, build a 17-0 halftime lead but do not score again until Tommy Brooker kicks a 25-yard field goal in the second extra session to win the title.
What happened next: The Texans move to Kansas City and become the Chiefs, winning two more AFL championships and Super Bowl IV.
Dec. 25, 1971, AFC divisional.
Dolphins 27, Chiefs 24.
Game ended: 7:40 into second overtime.
What happened: Hall-of-Fame kicker Jan Stenerud of the Chiefs misses a 31-yard field in the final minute of regulation and has a 42-yard attempt blocked early in the first overtime. Garo Yepremian comes up short on 52-yard attempt late in the first OT but nails a 37-yarder to end the longest game ever.
What happened next: The Dolphins return home from Kansas City and beat the Colts 21-0 in the AFC championship game before losing to Dallas 24-3 in Super Bowl VI.