Patriots Down Denver 41-23 - Match Report
|Patriots Down Denver 41-23 - Match Report|
Tom Brady threw for 320 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Patriots over Denver 41-23 on Sunday in Week 15 action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Bettors who backed the Patriots were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 47.5.
Stevan Ridley rushed for 65 yards, while Danny Woodhead added 40 yards in the win. Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski added 129 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Tim Tebow rushed for 93 yards for Denver, while Willis McGahee added 70 yards. Tim Tebow threw for 194 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Demaryius Thomas and Lance Ball had 116 and 41 yards respectively.
New England outgained Denver 451-393 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-23 by the Patriots.
The time of possession battle favored New England as their offense was on the field for 33:41, longer than the 26:19 of their opponents.
Next game, New England takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Denver, they head on the road to face Buffalo.