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Nothing goes right for the Chargers in the first half, except a spectacular interception

The Chargers had only 45 yards in the first half against the Broncos in Sunday's AFC playoff game. They trailed Denver 14-0 at halftime.

San Diego had almost nothing to feel good about, at least until a great interception by linebacker Donald Butler.

Near the end of the first half, the Broncos had a third and goal and looking to extend their lead. Peyton Manning tried squeezing a throw into Eric Decker, but it was tipped up.

Butler did a remarkable job hauling the pass in and then managing to get both feet in bounds, a nifty move by a linebacker.

That didn't make up for everything else that went wrong in the first half for the Chargers, but at least San Diego fans had something to cheer about.

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