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Trindon Holliday Touchdown: Broncos Lead Ravens Early After 90-Yard Punt Return TD (VIDEO)

01/12/2013 05:15 pm ET | Updated Jan 14, 2013

Trindon Holliday gave the Denver Broncos an early 7-0 lead over the Baltimore Ravens before Peyton Manning even touched the ball.

After the Denver defense forced Baltimore to punt on its first possession, Holliday fielded the boot from punter Sam Koch at his own 10-yard line. The diminutive speedster out of LSU then took off up the middle of the field, before veering toward the home sideline. With hardly any contact from a Ravens player, Holliday sprinted 90 yards for the first score of the NFL Divisional Playoffs.

Judging by his reaction on the sideline, Manning didn't seem to mind waiting a bit longer to get his first game action.

GIF: That Broncos punt-return TD made Peyton Manning jump up ... on Twitpic (H/T @BuzzFeedSports)

Doing his part to make Manning feel needed, Ravens QB Joe Flacco answered the Broncos' special teams score with a beautiful 59-yard touchdown pass to Torrey Smith.

Game on!

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