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Eric Decker nearly returns punt for TD before tripping over own feet

Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker returns a

Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker returns a second quarter punt against Mike Scifres #5 of the San Diego Chargers, who was injured on the play, during the AFC divisional playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (Jan. 12, 2014) Credit: Getty

After evading several attempted tackles by San Diego Chargers defenders on a punt return in the second quarter of Sunday's AFC divisional game, Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker had a clear shot at the end zone.

Until he tripped over his own feet.

Regardless, it was still an impressive 47-yard return, and it didn't do any damage to the Broncos as they went on to beat the Chargers, 24-17, to advance to the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots.

Watch Decker's return: 

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