Anderson carries Broncos over Pats

Anderson carries Broncos over Pats

Mike Anderson ran for two touchdowns on Saturday to lead the Denver Broncos to a 27-13 win over the New England Patriots and a berth in the AFC Championship Game.

The Broncos easily covered the 3-point spread at home in this game, while the combined score fell UNDER the night’s posted total (45).

Broncos QB Jake Plummer went 15-of-26 for 197 yards in the win, throwing a touchdown pass to Rod Smith and getting intercepted once. Jason Elam booted two field goals for Denver.

Tom Brady completed 20-of-36 pass attempts for 341 yards for New England, with one TD strike and two interceptions. David Givens had the touchdown catch for the Patriots, while Adam Vinatieri kicked two field goals in the loss.