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The Denver Broncos came to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA on Sunday afternoon to face a familiar opponent and they brought an old foe, Peyton Manning. Fortunately for the New England Patriots as has happened more times than not Manning’s team, this time the Broncos, folded in the late game pressure and the Patriots won 31-21.
Denver started out with a good opening drive only to see Demaryius Thomas get the ball punched from his hands on the way to the end zone by New England CB Sterling Moore. Moore in a heads up play caused the fumble and recovered the ball thwarting an opening scoring drive.
New England got on the board first in the opening quarter when QB Tom Brady threw an 8-yard TD pass to WR Wes Welker who had to do a pirouette to catch the ball after a massive in cut fake on Broncos CB Chris Harris.
After the teams traded TDs in the second quarter a pass from Manning to TE David Dreissen for Denver and a 1 yard run by RB Shane Vereen, Patriots K Stephen Gostkowski added a ...
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Looking for someone to blame for Denver's latest loss?
Look anywhere other than the locker belonging to No. 18, Peyton Manning.
From a confused defense that couldn't get off the field to a butterfingered offense that couldn't stay on it to a coaching staff that got outmaneuvered at every turn, the Broncos dug themselves a hole in a 31-21 loss to New England on Sunday...
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has thrown for 330-plus yards in three straight games, including 345 and three scores Sunday against the Patriots.Fantasy Spin:Manning has been a garbage-time monster as Denver has fallen behind by at least 20 points in three of its five games this season. Aside from one quarter against the Falcons, Manning has thrown 11 TD passes and zero interceptions.
The Manning brothers are legendary for their postgame-loss faces, but you may recognize the new Peyton Manning-face. After the Broncos' 31-21 loss, Manning channeled his inner Olympic gymnast by pulling McKayla Maroney's "not impressed" face. Will Manning's face lead to an internet meme like Maroney's? That remains to be seen. Manning was impressive in the...
Denver, CO. Three weeks of the 2012 regular season are now in the books, and the Denver Broncos are 1-2. The fact that Denver has lost two in a row may not be a huge surprise to some fans, as they have lost two games in six days to a couple of outstanding teams who are both still unbeaten. The Broncos have dug themselves a hole in each loss, only to make furious comebacks which...
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning were both solid in their latest showdown. As usual, Brady beat him even though Manning was in a new uniform.
In the 13th meeting between the star quarterbacks, and first since Manning joined the Denver Broncos, Brady directed four scoring marches of at least 80 yards and the Patriots won 31-21 on Sunday.
Brady improved to 9-4 against Manning, who left...
Manning has the stats, but Brady came away with the win. Elsewhere in the AFC, the Bills give up a butt-load of points and Miami toughs out an upset win against the Bengals.
Manning and Brady have matched up 12 times with Brady taking 8 of those
Denver Broncos (2-2) @ New England Patriots (2-2) 4:25 p.m.
Both Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be in the Hall of Fame someday but today they will both be focusing on the present. Each team needs to win this key AFC contest to give their team a boost. The loser will have three losses in their first...
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...
The New England Patriots defeated the Denver Broncos 31-21 Sunday. It marked the ninth career win for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady against teams quarterbacked by Peyton Manning.
Brady and the Patriots defeated the Broncos two times last season, including a slashing in the AFC playoffs last season.
The Patriots held a 17-7 lead at halftime and scored two touchdowns within 18 seconds...
Peyton Manning came to town on Sunday for another classic Brady vs. Manning duel
The good news: The Patriots improved to 3-2 by beating Peyton Manning once again, this time as a member of the Denver Broncos. Tom Brady played very efficiently, completing 23 of 31 passes for 223 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for a touchdown as well. Brady was able to manage the game and make plays...
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Another week in the books and another week of miscues. The Denver Broncos, frustratingly, are finding ways to lose. The talent is there, make no mistake, but the mental toughness and discipline is not. [DenverBroncos.com & SI.com]
Willis McGahee feels like a goat today, but there is enough blame to go around that he shouldn’t feel completely responsible...
In the most recent installment of their storied rivalry, Tom Brady got the best of Peyton Manning as the Patriots topped the Broncos 31-21 in Foxboro on Sunday afternoon.Three costly Denver turnovers and their inability to stop, or even slow down, the suddenly-vaunted New England running game proved to be the deciding factors of the game. The loss drops the Broncos to 2-3 while the...