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Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall sets NFL catch record

The Denver still ended up losing their game to the Indianapolis Colts. From AP-

Denver Broncos receiver Brandon Marshall broke Terrell Owens’ NFL record for receptions in a game with 21.

Marshall set the record Sunday on Denver’s final offensive play of a 28-16 loss to Indianapolis. He gained 7 yards on a fourth-down play before lateraling to lineman Chris Kuper for 7 more yards.

Marshall finished with 21 catches for 200 yards and two touchdowns.

Earlier, he tied the mark on a 5-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Orton in the fourth quarter.

Owens caught 20 passes for San Francisco on Dec. 17, 2000.

Of course Marshall reset the Broncos team record. One he set with 18 catches in a 2008 game against the San Diego Chargers.

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