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Indianapolis Colts

Broncos take 13-7 halftime lead over Panthers in Super Bowl

Malik Jackson recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and Jordan Norwood set up another Denver score with the longest punt return in Super Bowl history and the Broncos took a 13-7 halftime lead over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

The big plays from the defense and special teams helped Peyton Manning break out to the lead in what could be the final game of his career.

Manning led a field-goal drive to open the game, but Denver did not get a first down on its next four drives. Manning was just 9 for 16 for 76 yards and an interception in the half.

Cam Newton overcame a jittery start to lead a touchdown drive in the second quarter for Carolina, but the...