Tom Brady tied an NFL record throwing six touchdowns last night, as the New England Patriots (14-3) advanced to next week's AFC title game by beating the Denver Broncos (9-9) 41-10 in Foxborough. The Patriots will face the winner of today's AFC Divisional game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans.

Game notes...

Total yards: New England 509, Denver 252.

Denver QB Tim Tebow was 9 for 26 passing for 136 years with no touchdowns or interceptions.

RB Willis McGahee was the leading Bronco rusher carrying the ball 17 times for 76 yards and one touchdown.

Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas was the leading reciever for the team with six catches for 93 yards.