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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 the Indianapolis Colts after last season. Brady completed 23 of 31 passes for 223 yards and one touchdown and ran for another. Manning was 31 of 44 for 345 yards and three touchdowns but lost a fumble on a third-quarter sack.
The fumble led to Stevan Ridley's 8-yard run that put the Patriots (3-2) ahead 31-7 with about five minutes left in the third quarter. Ridley led the Patriots with a career-high 151 yards rushing.
Manning then threw touchdown passes of 2 yards to Eric Decker and 5 yards to Brandon Stokley but Denver (2-3) lost a fumble with 3:42 remaining.
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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.
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