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Patriots' Ridley runs through Broncos despite fumble

Patriots' Ridley runs through Broncos despite fumble

denverpost.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
For the second consecutive week, and third time in five games this season, Stevan Ridley topped 100 rushing yards, gaining a career-high 151.
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  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, …

    Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriots

    CNNSI.com Oct 7, 2012
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
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  • Broncos at Patriots: Quotables

    Broncos at Patriots: Quotables

    denverbroncos.com Oct 7, 2012
    HEAD COACH JOHN FOX On Patriots QB Tom Brady’s no-huddle offense “He’s extremely smart. I think he knows football. I think our guy did an outstanding job today as well. He’s a great player. He’s been doing it for quite some time at a high level.
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  • Brady, Patriots' fast pace leave Broncos gasping in loss

    Brady, Patriots' fast pace leave Broncos gasping in loss

    denverpost.com Oct 7, 2012
    The only thing missing from the New England attack in a 31-21 victory over the Broncos Sunday was a pace car. Brady and the Patriots employed a blistering no-huddle attack for the first three quarters then held on in the fourth quarter, when Peyton Mann…
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  • Broncos have to improve around Manning

    Broncos have to improve around Manning

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have long maintained that it is not all about them. The Denver Broncos proved that theory correct Sunday. Despite a brilliant performance by Manning, the Broncos were handled 31-21 by the New England Pat…
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  • Demaryius Thomas' big day for Broncos marred by key fumble

    Demaryius Thomas' big day for Broncos marred by key fumble

    denverpost.com Oct 7, 2012
    The final numbers looked quite nice for Demaryius Thomas - a career-high in catches, and the second-most receiving yards in his career. Yet all Thomas will remember about his nine-catch, 188-yard performance in Sunday's 31-21 loss to New England was The
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  • Familiar Foxoborugh Feeling

    Familiar Foxoborugh Feeling

    CNNSI.com Oct 7, 2012
    Peyton Manning bested Tom Brady on Sunday, but not in the win column. The Pats jumped out to a big lead and dominated on the ground to pull off a 31-21 victory against the Broncos.
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  • LIVE: Broncos-Patriots

    LIVE: Broncos-Patriots

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    In possibly the last chapter of their storied rivalry, Tom Brady is sticking it to Peyton Manning and the Broncos in Foxborough. Follow the action as Denver tries to mount a late comeback.
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  • Broncos Win Coin Toss

    Broncos Win Coin Toss

    denverbroncos.com Oct 7, 2012
    The Broncos won the coin toss and chose to receive. At midfield for the toss were the Broncos’ captains: quarterback Peyton Manning, defensive end Elvis Dumervil, guard Chris Kuper, linebacker Wesley Woodyard, and cornerback Champ Bailey. Denver’s sta
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  • Chris Kuper will play for Broncos

    Chris Kuper will play for Broncos

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Chris Kuper will make his season debut Sunday. Kuper is active and is expected to start at guard for Denver at New England. Kuper is one of the better interior offensive lineman in the NFL. He broke his left forearm during training …
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  • Pats TE Hernandez inactive despite practicing

    Pats TE Hernandez inactive despite practicing

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    Despite practicing twice this week, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is inactive for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.
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  • Broncos at Patriots: Gameday Coverage

    Broncos at Patriots: Gameday Coverage

    denverbroncos.com Oct 7, 2012
    BRONCOS AT PATRIOTS DENVER FALLS TO NEW ENGLAND, 31-21: After falling behind 31-7, Denver comes back to cut the lead to 31-21 before falling short against the Patriots. Below are the blogs covering today’s action. BRONCOS ON TWITTER: Follow the action o
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  • Woody Paige: Broncos to see ex-coach McDaniels on Patriots' sid…

    Woody Paige: Broncos to see ex-coach McDaniels on Patriots' sideline

    denverpost.com Oct 7, 2012
    Since Josh McDaniels' abrupt firing Dec. 6, 2010 - a few hours before Pat Bowlen and John Elway held a champagne celebration that evening at Elway's restaurant - McD has refused to discuss with Denver media or the public here anything about his brief, c…
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  • Video - Patriots' Balanced Attack 02:54

    Patriots' Balanced Attack

    Oct 7
    ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss reports from Patriots 31-21 win over Broncos.
  • Video - Brady Wins Duel With Manning 00:46

    Brady Wins Duel With Manning

    Oct 7
    A career-high 151 yards from Stevan Ridley helps Patriots top Broncos 31-21.
  • Video - Broncos vs. Patriots highlights 05:11

    Broncos vs. Patriots highlights

    Oct 7
    Peyton Manning throws for over 340 yards and three touchdowns, but the Patriots put together 250 yards on the ground to win a 31-21 thriller.
  • Video - Adams fumble recovery 01:00

    Adams fumble recovery

    Oct 7
    Denver safety Mike Adams recovers a Stevan Ridley fumble, giving the Broncos great field position in New England Patriots territory.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....