NFL Playoffs: Grand Strand & Pee Dee Performances

Marlboro County product Robert Ayers and the Denver Broncos are one win away from a trip to the Super Bowl.

Former Marlboro County High star Robert Ayers made two tackles for the Denver Broncos in a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers. Denver will host the New England Patriots next Sunday for the AFC Championship.

Mike Tolbert, who played college football at Coastal Carolina, had eight carries for 20 yards for the Carolina Panthers in a 23-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers will travel to Seattle to play the Seahawks next Sunday in the NFC Championship game.