The score of the Patriots football game against the Denver Broncos was 41-16. This game to me was over in the first quarter. Denver was outscored 14-6 but made major mistakes again. Denver’s kick returner muffed the first punt in this game.
This lead to an early New England Patriots touchdown. Then Denver’s special teams which have been horrible all season gave up a 103 yard touchdown kickoff return. The Denver Broncos could only muster up two field goals in the first quarter.
The Denver Broncos had a punt blocked in the second quarter. New England scored a field goal off this special teams mistake. New England scored 17 points off of Denver’s mistakes.
New England took a 27-9 lead into halftime. The Denver Broncos scored on their first possession of the second half. However, their defense gave up another New England touchdown.
The New England Patriots went on to cruise to a 41-16 win. The Denver Broncos defense gave up more than forty points for the second straight week. The Broncos started quarterback Brock Osweiler for the second straight week.
He threw for 221 years with one touchdown and one interception. Tom Brady passed for 266 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. The New England Patriots improved to 7-2.
The Denver Broncos fell to 3-6 and are last in the American Football Conference west division. The New England Patriots are first in the American Football Conference east division. The Denver Broncos playoff hopes to me have all but dried up.
The Denver Broncos keep making way too many mistakes. They turn the ball over multiple times week after week. However, in this game they actually outgained New England 118 yards to 99 yards rushing.
The New England Patriots countered with 297 passing yards. Also, the New England Patriots did not commit any turnovers. New England looks playoff bound.
Meanwhile, the Denver Broncos are quickly making a case as becoming the worst team in the National Football League.
Aaron B. is the creator of Sports Recaps, host of the Sports Recaps podcast, and blogger at SportsRecaps.com. He grew up a huge sports fan in the Denver, Colorado area. Now he blogs about sporting events and creates recaps for you.