Originally posted on Musket Fire  |  Last updated 12/18/11
Brady spikes the ball like Rob Gronkowksi. Photo by Keith Nordstrom In what was a tough first quarter for the Patriots, namely for the defense, but the team hung tough and pulled away from the Broncos to win by 18 points. Tim Tebow and the Broncos offense couldn’t overcome what was a disastrous, turnover-filled second quarter, when Denver fumbled twice and then muffed a punt in the waning seconds of the half. Denver led 13-7 at the end of the first quarter and put up 218 yards of offense, but were down 27-16 by the end of the second quarter. Once Tom Brady was able to get the Patriots out in front, the pressure was too much for the Broncos’ ball-control offense. Tim Tebow was off-target on several throws and ended the game completing only 50% of his throws. He did run effectively, gaining 98 yards on 12 attempts, including 2 touchdowns. … [visit site to read more] Patriots Capitalize on Broncos Miscues, Win 41-23 - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New England Patriots Fan Site - News,...
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