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New England Patriots – 41, Denver Broncos – 23
Let’s not crown a new prince of the NFL just yet, as Tom Brady (322 total yards, 3 TDs) showed that he’s still the cream of the crop in this league, beating down Tim Tebow (287 total yards, 2 TDs) and a Broncos team that hung for most of the first half before being clearly out-classed by a better team. Brady was his picture-perfect self, hitting 8 different receivers and effectively carving up a defense that has been hot for over a month now. Tebow didn’t have a lot of trouble moving the ball, but he couldn’t get the scores when they counted, even though they were playing against one of the worst defenses in the league.
This was finally the week that it was Aaron Hernadez’s (9-129, 1 TD) turn to blow up from the tight end position, as the Broncos obviously set out to stop the likes of Wes Welker (4-41) and Rob Gronkowski (4-53). Welker and the Gronk have had huge success this year because teams didn’t sell out to stop them, or c...
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After the game, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was heard telling Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow "we'll see you again." (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Broncos offense started the game hot, but turnovers, broken coverage and missed tackling did them in in the end. Denver is now 8-6 following a 41-23 loss to the New England Patriots.
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The Denver Broncos faithful are usually riveted to their seats late in the fourth quarter, anxiously waiting to see what magical finish Tim Tebow has up his sleeve.
This time, there was no last-minute rally. This time, when Tebow took the field late in the game, the fans were long gone and the outcome long decided.
No Tebow Time. Now, it's time to regroup.
The New England...
—With the fan voting for the Pro Bowl having closed, Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow finished third place among AFC quarterbacks with 632,912 votes, well behind Tom Brady's 1,454,311 votes.
The Broncos have won six straight with You-Know-Who at quarterback. Now, its the Patriots' turn to try to derail the Tim Tebow Express. Follow the matchup between AFC division leaders.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.—For all the buzz he's generated, Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's presence couldn't prevent the Buffalo Bills home game against Denver on Saturday from being blacked out
Week 15 in the NFL was one of firsts. The Green Bay Packers took their first loss of the season. The Indianapolis Colts got their first win. Two interim coaches got victories in their debuts. And the New England Patriots reclaimed their accustomed position of first place in the AFC as for the first time Brady and Tebow met. With that, here are your Week 16 NFL Power Rankings...
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots shut down Tim Tebow and clinched a playoff berth with a 41-23 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
It was a wild, wild half, with plenty of Tebowmania for those who are interested in that. And there was a lot of points, for those who are interested in that. There was also, some backs-against-the-wall play by the Pats D.
After 30 minutes, it’s Patriots 27, Broncos 16.
Two forced fumbles by the Patriots defense led to 10 points, with the final touchdown of the half coming on a...
Tim Tebow's Broncos teammates must wonder why all the fuss is made about his passing statistics.
So much for the Broncos loss to the Patriots last week tempering the TebowMania.
Though the national media has disappeared from Dove Valley this week — maybe as much a function as the Christmas holiday and Broncos road game as anything else — the nation at large can’t get enough of the Broncos’ quarterback.
Among the items that popped up in my email box today:
- Tebow today...
As far as the Dolphins are concerned, their season-opening loss to the New England Patriots happened last season.
That 38-24 loss seems like years ago. That’s the thinking entering the rematch Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The Dolphins are a different team. And so are the Patriots.
“We should be different,” cornerback Vontae Davis said. “It’s week 16, we should be different...