Tampa Bay vs Denver Recap - Broncos Win 31-23
|Tampa Bay vs Denver Recap - Broncos Win 31-23|
The Broncos got a 3-TD performance from Peyton Manning as Denver handed Tampa Bay a 31-23 defeat on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Denver was a favorite by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Knowshon Moreno rushed for 69 yards, while Ronnie Hillman added 29 yards in the win. Demaryius Thomas and Jacob Tamme added 99 and 89 receiving yards respectively.
Doug Martin rushed for 56 yards for Tampa Bay, while D.J. Ware added 8 yards. Josh Freeman threw for 242 yards for the Buccaneers, while receivers Mike Williams and Vincent Jackson had 93 and 55 yards respectively.
Denver outgained Tampa Bay 333-306 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-18 by the Broncos.
The time of possession battle favored Denver as their offense was on the field for 33:27, longer than the 26:33 of their opponents.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Oakland looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Philadelphia.