New York Defeats Denver 24-20 - Recap
LaDainian Tomlinson scored twice as New York earned a 24-20 win over Denver in football action on Sunday at INVESCO Field at Mile High.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 43.5.
Mark Sanchez completed 17 of 30 pass attempts for 198 yards and 1 TD for the Jets in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Broncos defense.
Knowshon Moreno rushed for 48 yards for Denver, while Tim Tebow added 23 yards. Kyle Orton threw for 209 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Jabar Gaffney and Brandon Lloyd had 81 and 74 yards respectively.
Denver outgained New York 346-319 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Broncos.
The time of possession battle favored Denver as their offense was on the field for 30:23, longer than the 29:37 of their opponents.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Green Bay looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Oakland.