DENVER (CBS Denver) — Only Tim Tebow could turn his passing yards into a biblical passage.

In a thrilling 29-23 overtime win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Denver Broncos quarterback threw for 316 yards and set a postseason record of averaging 31.6 yards per completion.

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The religious aspect takes shapes with the number 316 because one of Tebow’s favorite Bible passage is John 3:16:

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“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Tebow would put “John 3:16” on his eye-black during his playing days at the University of Florida.

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The Broncos will continue to seek “eternal” life in the playoffs Saturday as they hope to take down the New England Patriots.