Originally written on Foxboro Blog  |  Last updated 10/6/12
After staring at a possible 1-3 record early in the second half against the Buffalo Bills last week, the New England Patriots put up 45 points in the 2nd half to improve their record to 2-2. The team is starting to get healthy by the day, especially with the news that tight end Aaron Hernandez returned to practice this week. This week’s game will be trickier than last week as they take on a team they are familiar with from last season and a quarterback who Bill Belichick has seen numerous times over the last decade. The team I am talking about is the Denver Broncos and the quarterback is Peyton Manning. After shipping Tim Tebow to the New York Jets, general manager John Elway brought in Manning to improve the passing game. While there were some blips early on (3 INT’s at Atlanta), Manning had his best performance of the season last week vs. the Raiders completing 30 of 38 passes for three touchdowns. When Manning and Brady go against each other, most of the time, these g...
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