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Patriots vs Broncos Final: 31-21 - Recap

New England got a 151-yard performance from Stevan Ridley as a key part of its 31-21 victory over the Broncos on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.

New England was a favorite by 6 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 50.5.

Tom Brady completed 23 of 31 pass attempts for 223 yards and 1 TD for the Patriots in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Willis McGahee rushed for 51 yards for Denver, while Ronnie Hillman added 9 yards. Peyton Manning threw for 345 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Demaryius Thomas and Willis McGahee had 188 and 51 yards respectively.

Denver lost the offensive yardage battle to New England 444-402 yards in Sunday's game. New England had more first downs as that total ended up 35-22.

New England led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:49/24:11 split in that important category.

Next game, New England takes its act on the road to face Seattle looking for another win. For Denver, they head on the road to face San Diego.