Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/7/12
FOXBORO, Mass. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked after Sunday's 31-21 win over the Denver Broncos about the latest matchup of future Hall of Fame quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. "They're both great," the Patriots coach said. "Nobody I'd rather have than Tom Brady, but Manning's a great player." Both were able to pretty-much have their way with the other's secondary, but it was Brady's long drives that led him to his ninth win in 13 head-to-head meetings with Manning (7-3 regular season), the first with Manning playing for Denver. Brady, carving Denver up out of the no-huddle, led the Patriots on four straight lengthy scoring drives in the second and third quarters, giving New England (3-2) a 24-7 third-quarter lead. It was 31-7 before the second and third touchdown passes of the day by Manning. "It's Patriots-Broncos," Brady said of his matchup with Manning. "It's a team win ... It's a good win against a very good team. The Broncos have got a ...
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