FOXBORO, MA – In the latest battle between old rivals Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, Brady’s Patriots came out on top Sunday by a final score of 31-21.
Brady threw for one touchdown and scored another on the ground, while Manning was 31/44 for 345 yards and three touchdowns as he tried to lead his team back from a 31-7 deficit.
New England improved to 3-2 on the season while Denver dropped to 2-3.
Kevin Kugler and Mark Malone called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Brady finds Wes Welker for a TD to put the Pats up 7-0)
(Manning’s 1-yd TD pass to Joel Dreessen ties the score at 7-7)
(Shane Vereen puts the Patriots up 14-7 with a TD run)
(Tom Brady’s 1-yd plunge makes it 24-7 New England)
(Stevan Ridley’s 8-yd TD makes it a 31-7 game)
(Manning connects with Eric Decker to cut it to 31-14)
(Manning 3rd TD pass of the day is to Brandon Stokley and trims the lead to 31-21)
(Willis McGahee’s fumble ends the Broncos hopes)
(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Kevin Kugler and Mark Malone)