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Denver Broncos 17 at New England Patriots 7

Sunday, September 24, 2006
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Denver Broncos (9-7-0)0100717
New England Patriots (12-4-0)00077

Game Info
Stadium Gillette Stadium
Start Time (ET) 8:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface fieldturf
Weather 72 degrees relative humidity 75%, wind 16 mph
Vegas Line New England Patriots -6.5
Over/Under 38.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Gerry Austin
Umpire Ruben Fowler
Head Linesman Jerry Bergman
Field Judge Scott Edwards
Back Judge Robert Lawing
Side Judge Alberto Riveron
Line Judge Carl Johnson

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Pass Targets

Denver Broncos
Deep Left (1/3, 83 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tony Scheffler 1 0 0 0
Javon Walker 2 1 83 1
Deep Middle (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Kyle Johnson 1 0 0
Deep Right (1/3, 32 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tony Scheffler 1 0 0 0
Rod Smith 1 0 0 0
Javon Walker 1 1 32 1
Short Left (5/8, 56 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Stephen Alexander 1 1 24 0
Tatum Bell 1 0 0 0
David Kircus 1 1 12 0
Cecil Sapp 1 1 3 0
Rod Smith 3 2 17 0
Javon Walker 1 0 0 0
Short Middle (2/6, 13 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tatum Bell 1 0 0 0
Brandon Marshall 1 0 0
Cecil Sapp 1 0 0 0
Tony Scheffler 1 0 0 0
Rod Smith 2 2 13 0
Short Right (6/9, 72 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Stephen Alexander 1 0 0 0
Tatum Bell 2 2 19 0
David Kircus 1 1 24 0
Tony Scheffler 1 0 0 0
Rod Smith 2 2 14 0
Javon Walker 2 1 15 0
New England Patriots
Deep Left (2/9, 40 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 2 0 0 0
Reche Caldwell 2 1 23 0
Doug Gabriel 2 0 0 0
Daniel Graham 1 0 0 0
Ben Watson 2 1 17 0
Deep Middle (0/3, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reche Caldwell 1 0 0 0
Ben Watson 2 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Reche Caldwell 1 0 0 0
Short Left (17/24, 154 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 3 3 18 0
Reche Caldwell 2 2 23 0
Kevin Faulk 3 3 13 0
Doug Gabriel 8 5 57 0
Daniel Graham 2 0 0 0
Laurence Maroney 1 1 11 0
Ben Watson 5 3 32 0
Short Middle (8/11, 102 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 2 1 23 0
Reche Caldwell 1 0 0 0
Kevin Faulk 3 3 21 0
Doug Gabriel 1 1 8 1
Laurence Maroney 4 3 50 0
Short Right (4/7, 24 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Troy Brown 1 0 0 0
Kevin Faulk 1 0 0 0
Daniel Graham 3 2 19 0
Laurence Maroney 1 1 0 0
Ben Watson 1 1 5 0

Rushing

Denver Broncos
LE (2 rushes, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Tatum Bell 2 5 0
LT (4 rushes, 17 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 0 0
Tatum Bell 3 17 0
LG (3 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Tatum Bell 3 4 0
MD (7 rushes, 37 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 1 0
Tatum Bell 6 36 0
RG (11 rushes, 59 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 11 0
Tatum Bell 9 48 0
RT (2 rushes, 1 yard)
Player Att Yds TD
Tatum Bell 2 1 0
RE (1 rush, 5 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Tatum Bell 1 5 0
New England Patriots
LE (1 rush, -3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 1 -3 0
LT (4 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 2 5 0
Laurence Maroney 2 4 0
LG (4 rushes, 9 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 4 9 0
MD (6 rushes, 30 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 2 7 0
Corey Dillon 1 10 0
Heath Evans 1 3 0
Kevin Faulk 1 6 0
Laurence Maroney 1 4 0
RG (3 rushes, 4 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 1 2 0
Laurence Maroney 2 2 0
RT (1 rush, 3 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Laurence Maroney 1 3 0
RE (2 rushes, -2 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Corey Dillon 1 -1 0
Laurence Maroney 1 -1 0

Pass Tackles

Denver Broncos
Deep Left Deep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
New England Patriots
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle
Player
Eugene Wilson 2
Short Right

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 DEN 20 7 4:01 38 Punt View Drive »
2 1 7:50 DEN 39 3 0:48 7 Punt View Drive »
3 1 4:32 DEN 5 8 3:36 37 Punt View Drive »
4 2 12:03 DEN 37 11 4:38 59 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 3:37 DEN 27 7 2:47 73 Touchdown View Drive »
6 3 13:02 DEN 21 5 2:17 45 Punt View Drive »
7 3 8:29 DEN 2 5 2:25 19 Punt View Drive »
8 3 5:11 DEN 19 3 2:07 -2 Punt View Drive »
9 3 0:54 DEN 3 5 2:51 97 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 9:13 DEN 14 5 3:40 37 Punt View Drive »
11 4 5:07 DEN 43 4 1:31 15 Punt View Drive »
12 4 1:04 DEN 21 2 1:04 -2 End of Game View Drive »

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 10:59 NWE 1 6 3:09 14 Punt View Drive »
2 1 7:02 NWE 24 6 2:30 41 Punt View Drive »
3 1 0:56 NWE 18 8 3:53 45 Downs View Drive »
4 2 7:25 NWE 21 9 3:48 60 Blocked FG View Drive »
5 2 0:50 NWE 33 5 0:50 13 End of Half View Drive »
6 3 15:00 NWE 28 3 1:58 -4 Punt View Drive »
7 3 10:45 NWE 17 5 2:16 30 Punt View Drive »
8 3 6:04 NWE 36 3 0:53 4 Punt View Drive »
9 3 3:04 NWE 40 5 2:10 17 Punt View Drive »
10 4 13:03 NWE 20 10 3:50 80 Touchdown View Drive »
11 4 5:33 NWE 8 3 0:26 0 Punt View Drive »
12 4 3:36 NWE 20 14 2:32 60 Downs View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN NWE EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 75 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 DEN 20 Tatum Bell left end for 7 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 0 0 0.28 0.68 66.7
1 14:34 2 3 DEN 27 Tatum Bell right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 0 0 0.68 0.1 68.2
1 13:48 3 2 DEN 28 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Javon Walker for 15 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs). Penalty on Junior Seau: Illegal Contact (Declined) 0 0 0.1 1.8 63.4
1 13:16 1 10 DEN 43 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Tatum Bell for 11 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 0 0 1.8 2.52 61.3
1 12:33 1 10 NWE 46 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Rod Smith for 6 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 0 0 2.52 2.79 60.3
1 11:55 2 4 NWE 40 Tatum Bell right guard for -2 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour and Mike Vrabel) 0 0 2.79 1.82 63.0
1 11:14 3 6 NWE 42 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Javon Walker 0 0 1.82 0.46 66.7
1 11:05 4 6 NWE 42 Paul Ernster punts 41 yards 0 0 0.46 0.38 66.9
1 10:59 1 10 NWE 1 Corey Dillon left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Gerard Warren and Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 0 -0.38 -0.56 66.4
1 10:21 2 7 NWE 4 Corey Dillon right end for -1 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 0 0 -0.56 -1.19 64.5
1 9:44 3 8 NWE 3 Corey Dillon up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by John Lynch) 0 0 -1.19 -0.32 66.9
1 9:11 1 10 NWE 13 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Ben Watson for 5 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 0 0 -0.32 -0.14 67.3
1 8:44 2 5 NWE 18 Laurence Maroney left end for -3 yards (tackle by Michael Myers) 0 0 -0.14 -1.18 64.2
1 8:06 3 8 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Daniel Graham 0 0 -1.18 -2.44 60.3
1 8:01 4 8 NWE 15 Josh Miller punts 46 yards 0 0 -2.44 -1.53 63.0
1 7:50 1 10 DEN 39 Tatum Bell for 7 yards 0 0 1.53 1.93 61.8
1 7:22 2 3 DEN 46 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short left intended for Tatum Bell (defended by Ty Warren) 0 0 1.93 1.22 63.8
1 7:16 3 3 DEN 46 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Brandon Marshall (defended by Tedy Bruschi) 0 0 1.22 -0.32 68.3
1 7:11 4 3 DEN 46 Paul Ernster punts 42 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 12 yards (tackle by Sam Brandon) 0 0 -0.32 -0.54 68.9
1 7:02 1 10 NWE 24 Corey Dillon right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Nick Ferguson) 0 0 0.54 0.27 68.1
1 6:25 2 8 NWE 26 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Troy Brown for 9 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth). Penalty on Domonique Foxworth: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 0 0 0.27 2.26 73.5
1 6:05 1 10 NWE 50 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Reche Caldwell for 10 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 0 0 2.26 2.92 75.2
1 5:43 1 10 DEN 40 Laurence Maroney left guard for no gain (tackle by Kenard Lang and Al Wilson) 0 0 2.92 2.37 73.7
1 5:08 2 10 DEN 40 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Troy Brown for 5 yards (tackle by John Lynch) 0 0 2.37 2.34 73.6
1 4:47 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 0 0 0 0
1 4:47 3 5 DEN 35 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Reche Caldwell (defended by John Lynch) 0 0 2.34 0.98 69.8
1 4:43 4 5 DEN 35 Josh Miller punts 30 yards 0 0 0.98 0.38 68.1
1 4:32 1 10 DEN 5 Tatum Bell right tackle for no gain (tackle by Ty Warren and Richard Seymour) 0 0 -0.38 -0.78 69.2
1 3:54 2 10 DEN 5 Tatum Bell left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Vince Wilfork and Junior Seau) 0 0 -0.78 -1.3 70.6
1 3:09 3 9 DEN 6 Jake Plummer for 11 yards 0 0 -1.3 -0.06 66.9
1 2:36 1 10 DEN 17 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Tatum Bell 0 0 -0.06 -0.58 68.4
1 2:32 2 10 DEN 17 Tatum Bell up the middle for 21 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson) 0 0 -0.58 1.47 62.1
1 2:00 1 10 DEN 38 Mike Bell right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Junior Seau) 0 0 1.47 1.46 62.0
1 1:17 2 6 DEN 42 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Tony Scheffler 0 0 1.46 0.76 64.1
1 1:12 3 6 DEN 42 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Javon Walker 0 0 0.76 -0.59 68.2
1 1:06 4 6 DEN 42 Paul Ernster punts 48 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 8 yards (tackle by Louis Green) 0 0 -0.59 -0.04 66.5
1 0:56 1 10 NWE 18 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Laurence Maroney for 11 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 0 0 0.04 0.87 69.0
1 0:19 1 10 NWE 29 Laurence Maroney right tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Ian Gold and Al Wilson) 0 0 0.87 0.73 68.5
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN NWE EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 7 NWE 32 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Laurence Maroney for no gain 0 0 0.73 0.04 66.3
2 14:19 3 7 NWE 32 Tom Brady pass complete deep left to Reche Caldwell for 23 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 0 0 0.04 2.59 73.9
2 13:43 1 10 DEN 45 Laurence Maroney left guard for 2 yards (tackle by John Engelberger) 0 0 2.59 2.31 73.0
2 13:14 2 8 DEN 43 Laurence Maroney left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams and Nick Ferguson) 0 0 2.31 2.28 72.9
2 12:46 3 3 DEN 38 Laurence Maroney left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Michael Myers) 0 0 2.28 0.89 68.6
2 12:08 4 1 DEN 36 Laurence Maroney left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Demetrin Veal and Ebenezer Ekuban) 0 0 0.89 -1.4 61.0
2 12:03 1 10 DEN 37 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep right intended for Rod Smith (defended by Asante Samuel) 0 0 1.4 0.86 62.8
2 11:57 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 0 0 0 0
2 11:57 2 10 DEN 37 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Cecil Sapp for 3 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 0 0 0.86 0.56 63.8
2 11:26 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 0 0 0 0
2 11:26 3 7 DEN 40 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to David Kircus for 12 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 0 0 0.56 2.39 57.4
2 11:00 1 10 NWE 48 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to David Kircus for 24 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison). Penalty on Ty Warren: Roughing the Passer, 12 yards 0 0 2.39 4.78 48.8
2 10:36 1 10 NWE 12 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short left intended for Javon Walker 0 0 4.78 4.1 51.1
2 10:32 2 10 NWE 12 Tatum Bell right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 0 0 4.1 3.93 51.7
2 9:55 3 6 NWE 8 Jake Plummer pass complete short middle to Rod Smith for 6 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson) 0 0 3.93 6.74 41.3
2 9:14 1 2 NWE 2 Tatum Bell right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Ty Warren). Penalty on Tom Nalen: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 0 0 6.74 4.64 48.6
2 8:49 1 12 NWE 12 Tatum Bell right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Ty Warren and Richard Seymour) 0 0 4.64 4.02 50.7
2 8:08 2 11 NWE 11 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Tony Scheffler 0 0 4.02 3.12 53.8
2 8:04 3 11 NWE 11 Jake Plummer pass complete short middle to Rod Smith for 7 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson) 0 0 3.12 3.03 54.1
2 7:28 4 4 NWE 4 Jason Elam 23 yard field goal good 3 0 3.03 3 54.0
2 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 67 yards, returned by Laurence Maroney for 18 yards (tackle by Sam Brandon) 3 0 0 0.34 0.0
2 7:20 1 10 NWE 21 Corey Dillon left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by John Engelberger and D.J. Williams) 3 0 0.34 0.07 54.2
2 6:53 2 8 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Daniel Graham for 7 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 3 0 0.07 0.3 54.9
2 6:18 3 1 NWE 30 Heath Evans up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Demetrin Veal) 3 0 0.3 1.14 57.8
2 5:44 1 10 NWE 33 Tom Brady pass complete deep left to Ben Watson for 17 yards (tackle by Nick Ferguson) 3 0 1.14 2.26 61.8
2 5:04 1 10 NWE 50 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Laurence Maroney for 31 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 3 0 2.26 4.31 69.0
2 4:16 1 10 DEN 19 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Daniel Graham for 10 yards (tackle by Ian Gold). DEN challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned. Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Daniel Graham 3 0 4.31 3.75 66.9
2 3:53 2 10 DEN 19 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Laurence Maroney 3 0 3.75 3.03 64.3
2 3:49 3 10 DEN 19 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Daniel Graham 3 0 3.03 2.18 61.1
2 3:45 4 10 DEN 19 Stephen Gostkowski 37 yard field goal no good, blocked by Domonique Foxworth 3 0 2.18 -0.74 49.7
2 3:37 1 10 DEN 27 Tatum Bell right guard for 19 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson) 3 0 0.74 1.99 44.7
2 3:01 1 10 DEN 46 Tatum Bell up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ty Warren and Richard Seymour) 3 0 1.99 1.72 45.4
2 2:22 2 8 DEN 48 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short middle intended for Cecil Sapp (defended by Junior Seau) 3 0 1.72 1.03 47.9
2 2:18 3 8 DEN 48 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Rod Smith for 11 yards 3 0 1.03 2.85 40.6
2 2:00 1 10 NWE 41 Tatum Bell up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 3 0 2.85 3.25 38.9
2 1:29 2 3 NWE 34 Tatum Bell left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour and Mike Vrabel) 3 0 3.25 2.81 40.3
2 0:56 3 1 NWE 32 Jake Plummer pass complete deep right to Javon Walker for 32 yards, touchdown 9 0 2.81 7 28.0
2 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 10 0 0 0 0.0
2 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 66 yards, returned by Laurence Maroney for 24 yards (tackle by Louis Green). Penalty on Curome Cox: Offside on Free Kick, 5 yards 10 0 0 1.14 0.0
2 0:43 1 10 NWE 33 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Reche Caldwell 10 0 1.14 0.59 26.4
2 0:32 2 10 NWE 33 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Reche Caldwell for 13 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 10 0 0.59 1.99 31.2
2 0:30 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 10 0 0 0
2 0:30 1 10 NWE 46 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Ben Watson 10 0 1.99 1.45 29.2
2 0:24 2 10 NWE 46 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Kevin Faulk for 4 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 10 0 1.45 1.29 28.6
2 0:17 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 10 0 0 0
2 0:17 3 6 NWE 50 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Kevin Faulk. Penalty on Reche Caldwell: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 0 1.29 -0.03 24.0
2 0:12 3 16 NWE 40 Kevin Faulk up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 10 0 -0.03 -0.32 24.1
End of Half100-0.320
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN NWE EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 66 yards, returned by Laurence Maroney for 24 yards (tackle by Curome Cox) 10 0 0 0.81 0.0
3 14:55 1 10 NWE 28 Laurence Maroney left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 10 0 0.81 0.94 27.0
3 14:20 2 5 NWE 33 Laurence Maroney right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Gerard Warren and Ebenezer Ekuban) 10 0 0.94 0.37 24.7
3 13:41 3 4 NWE 34 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Troy Brown for 11 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams). Penalty on Matt Light: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 0 0.37 -0.96 20.0
3 13:15 3 14 NWE 24 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Reche Caldwell 10 0 -0.96 -1.77 17.3
3 13:07 4 14 NWE 24 Josh Miller punts 53 yards, returned by Darrent Williams for -2 yards (tackle by Randall Gay) 10 0 -1.77 -0.34 21.4
3 13:02 1 10 DEN 21 Tatum Bell right end for 5 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 10 0 0.34 0.48 20.9
3 12:23 2 5 DEN 26 Tatum Bell right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison and Tedy Bruschi) 10 0 0.48 1.14 18.5
3 11:46 1 10 DEN 33 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Tony Scheffler. Penalty on James Sanders: Defensive Pass Interference, 30 yards (no play) 10 0 1.14 3.12 12.8
3 11:41 1 10 NWE 37 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep right intended for Tony Scheffler 10 0 3.12 2.57 14.1
3 11:36 2 10 NWE 37 Tatum Bell up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour) 10 0 2.57 2.28 14.7
3 10:56 3 7 NWE 34 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short left intended for Rod Smith 10 0 2.28 1.06 17.6
3 10:52 4 7 NWE 34 Paul Ernster punts 17 yards, fair catch by Troy Brown 10 0 1.06 0.06 20.6
3 10:45 1 10 NWE 17 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Laurence Maroney for 5 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 10 0 -0.06 0.21 21.4
3 10:06 2 5 NWE 22 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Troy Brown for 23 yards (tackle by John Lynch) 10 0 0.21 1.93 27.0
3 9:29 1 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Troy Brown 10 0 1.93 1.38 24.4
3 9:21 2 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Troy Brown 10 0 1.38 0.7 21.9
3 9:16 3 10 NWE 45 Tom Brady up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Patrick Chukwurah) 10 0 0.7 -0.26 18.7
3 8:40 4 8 NWE 47 Josh Miller punts 47 yards, returned by Darrent Williams for -4 yards (tackle by Willie Andrews) 10 0 -0.26 0.38 20.2
3 8:29 1 10 DEN 2 Tatum Bell up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Ty Warren) 10 0 -0.38 -0.71 21.2
3 7:46 2 9 DEN 3 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Rod Smith for 11 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 10 0 -0.71 -0.28 19.1
3 7:11 1 10 DEN 14 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short left intended for David Kircus (defended by Asante Samuel). Penalty on Asante Samuel: Defensive Pass Interference, 6 yards (no play) 10 0 -0.28 0.28 16.8
3 7:08 1 10 DEN 20 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep middle intended for Kyle Johnson (defended by Eugene Wilson) 10 0 0.28 -0.27 18.5
3 7:02 2 10 DEN 20 Mike Bell up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Ty Warren and Junior Seau) 10 0 -0.27 -0.82 20.3
3 6:19 3 9 DEN 21 Jake Plummer pass incomplete short right intended for Stephen Alexander 10 0 -0.82 -1.96 23.8
3 6:14 4 9 DEN 21 Paul Ernster punts 43 yards 10 0 -1.96 -1.33 21.3
3 6:04 1 10 NWE 36 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Ben Watson 10 0 1.33 0.79 19.3
3 5:59 2 10 NWE 36 Laurence Maroney right end for -1 yards (tackle by Michael Myers and D.J. Williams) 10 0 0.79 -0.03 16.5
3 5:40 3 11 NWE 35 Tom Brady right guard for no gain (tackle by Patrick Chukwurah). Penalty on DEN: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play) 10 0 -0.03 0.63 18.4
3 5:40 3 6 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Reche Caldwell (defended by Nick Ferguson) 10 0 0.63 -0.72 14.2
3 5:18 4 6 NWE 40 Josh Miller punts 41 yards 10 0 -0.72 -0.15 15.5
3 5:11 1 10 DEN 19 Mike Bell left tackle for no gain (tackle by Junior Seau) 10 0 0.15 -0.39 17.1
3 4:33 2 10 DEN 19 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 9 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi). Penalty on Ben Hamilton: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 9 yards (no play) 10 0 -0.39 -1.44 20.1
3 4:12 2 19 DEN 10 Jake Plummer pass incomplete deep left intended for Tony Scheffler 10 0 -1.44 -2.47 23.7
3 4:04 3 19 DEN 10 Mike Bell right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and Mike Vrabel) 10 0 -2.47 -2.32 23.0
3 3:28 4 12 DEN 17 Paul Ernster punts 39 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 20 yards (tackle by Sam Brandon). Penalty on Mike Leach: Defensive Holding (Offsetting), Penalty on Don Davis: Illegal Block Above the Waist (Offsetting), Penalty on Sam Brandon: Face Mask (15 Yards) (Offsetting) (no play) 10 0 -2.32 -2.32 22.4
3 3:15 4 12 DEN 17 Paul Ernster punts 55 yards, returned by Kevin Faulk for 12 yards (tackle by Nick Ferguson) 10 0 -2.32 -1.6 19.4
3 3:04 1 10 NWE 40 Laurence Maroney right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Ian Gold and D.J. Williams) 10 0 1.6 1.19 17.7
3 2:31 2 9 NWE 41 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Daniel Graham for 12 yards (tackle by John Engelberger) 10 0 1.19 2.46 21.9
3 1:51 1 10 DEN 47 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Doug Gabriel 10 0 2.46 1.91 19.0
3 1:39 2 10 DEN 47 Laurence Maroney up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Ian Gold and Kenard Lang) 10 0 1.91 1.75 18.2
3 1:09 3 6 DEN 43 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Daniel Graham 10 0 1.75 0.4 13.1
3 1:05 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 10 0 0 0
3 1:05 4 6 DEN 43 Josh Miller punts 38 yards. Penalty on Ebenezer Ekuban: Unnecessary Roughness, 2 yards 10 0 0.4 0.38 13.0
3 0:54 1 10 DEN 3 Tatum Bell right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 10 0 -0.38 -0.71 13.8
3 0:16 2 9 DEN 4 Tatum Bell right guard for 9 yards (tackle by Ellis Hobbs) 10 0 -0.71 -0.32 11.9
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DEN NWE EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 DEN 13 Tatum Bell up the middle for 6 yards. Penalty on Tom Nalen: Offensive Holding, 6 yards (no play) 10 0 -0.32 -0.61 12.5
4 14:40 1 16 DEN 7 Tatum Bell up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ty Warren) 10 0 -0.61 -1.07 13.5
4 14:02 50 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 10 0 0 0
4 14:02 2 14 DEN 9 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Tatum Bell for 8 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel) 10 0 -1.07 -0.94 12.4
4 13:17 3 6 DEN 17 Jake Plummer pass complete deep left to Javon Walker for 83 yards, touchdown 16 0 -0.94 7 1.1
4 NWE 2 Jason Elam kicks extra point good 17 0 0 0 0.0
4 DEN 30 Paul Ernster kicks off 70 yards, touchback 17 0 0 0.28 0.0
4 13:03 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Kevin Faulk for 7 yards 17 0 0.28 0.68 0.9
4 12:51 2 3 NWE 27 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Reche Caldwell. Penalty on Reche Caldwell: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 17 0 0.68 -0.79 0.4
4 12:38 2 13 NWE 17 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 18 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 17 0 -0.79 1.27 1.0
4 12:22 1 10 NWE 35 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Troy Brown for 4 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 17 0 1.27 1.26 0.9
4 11:54 2 6 NWE 39 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 12 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 17 0 1.26 2.32 1.3
4 11:25 1 10 DEN 49 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Ben Watson for 8 yards (tackle by Patrick Chukwurah) 17 0 2.32 2.86 1.4
4 10:59 2 2 DEN 41 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Kevin Faulk for 6 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 17 0 2.86 3.25 1.5
4 10:35 1 10 DEN 35 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Kevin Faulk for 7 yards (tackle by Gerard Warren) 17 0 3.25 3.65 1.6
4 10:12 Timeout #3 by Denver Broncos 17 0 0 0
4 10:12 2 3 DEN 28 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 6 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 17 0 3.65 4.11 1.7
4 9:50 1 10 DEN 22 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Laurence Maroney for 14 yards (tackle by Darrent Williams) 17 0 4.11 5.37 2.7
4 9:18 1 8 DEN 8 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Doug Gabriel for 8 yards, touchdown 17 6 5.37 7 3.0
4 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 17 7 0 0 0.0
4 NWE 30 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 68 yards, returned by Quincy Morgan for 12 yards (tackle by Tully Banta-Cain) 17 7 0 -0.28 0.0
4 9:08 1 10 DEN 14 Tatum Bell right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Richard Seymour and Junior Seau) 17 7 -0.28 0.15 4.1
4 8:31 2 4 DEN 20 Jake Plummer pass complete short left to Stephen Alexander for 24 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 17 7 0.15 1.86 1.6
4 7:45 1 10 DEN 44 Tatum Bell left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Ty Warren and Junior Seau) 17 7 1.86 1.45 1.5
4 7:05 2 9 DEN 45 Tatum Bell right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Mike Vrabel and Junior Seau) 17 7 1.45 1.16 1.3
4 6:22 3 6 DEN 48 Jake Plummer pass complete short right to Rod Smith for 3 yards (tackle by Rodney Harrison) 17 7 1.16 0 1.7
4 5:40 4 3 NWE 49 Paul Ernster punts 41 yards, fair catch by Kevin Faulk 17 7 0 0.38 0.9
4 5:33 1 10 NWE 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Ben Watson 17 7 -0.38 -0.78 0.7
4 5:28 2 10 NWE 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Troy Brown (defended by Domonique Foxworth) 17 7 -0.78 -1.42 0.4
4 5:22 3 10 NWE 8 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Doug Gabriel 17 7 -1.42 -2.49 0.2
4 5:16 4 10 NWE 8 Josh Miller punts 51 yards, returned by Rod Smith for 2 yards (tackle by Chad Scott). Penalty on Brandon Marshall: Offensive Holding (Offsetting), Penalty on Chad Scott: Face Mask (5 Yards) (Offsetting) 17 7 -2.49 -1.8 0.3
4 5:07 1 10 DEN 43 Tatum Bell left tackle for 14 yards (tackle by Asante Samuel) 17 7 1.8 2.72 0.1
4 4:40 1 10 NWE 43 Tatum Bell left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 17 7 2.72 2.58 0.1
4 3:57 2 7 NWE 40 Tatum Bell left end for -2 yards (tackle by Tedy Bruschi and James Sanders) 17 7 2.58 1.62 0.1
4 3:48 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 17 7 0 0
4 3:48 3 9 NWE 42 Tatum Bell left guard for no gain (tackle by Junior Seau and Vince Wilfork) 17 7 1.62 0.46 0.2
4 3:44 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 17 7 0 0
4 3:44 4 9 NWE 42 Paul Ernster punts 42 yards, touchback 17 7 0.46 -0.28 0.3
4 3:36 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Doug Gabriel 17 7 0.28 -0.27 0.2
4 3:31 2 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Kevin Faulk for 2 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 17 7 -0.27 -0.69 0.1
4 3:00 3 8 NWE 22 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Ben Watson for 8 yards (tackle by Kenard Lang) 17 7 -0.69 0.94 0.2
4 2:36 1 10 NWE 30 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Doug Gabriel 17 7 0.94 0.39 0.1
4 2:30 2 10 NWE 30 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Kevin Faulk for 8 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 17 7 0.39 0.76 0.1
4 2:08 3 2 NWE 38 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Kevin Faulk 17 7 0.76 -0.85 0.0
4 2:04 4 2 NWE 38 Tom Brady up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Michael Myers) 17 7 -0.85 1.8 0.1
4 2:00 1 10 NWE 43 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Ben Watson for 16 yards (tackle by Domonique Foxworth) 17 7 1.8 2.85 0.3
4 1:53 1 10 DEN 41 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Ben Watson 17 7 2.85 2.31 0.1
4 1:47 2 10 DEN 41 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 12 yards (tackle by Nick Ferguson) 17 7 2.31 3.64 0.5
4 1:25 1 10 DEN 29 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Doug Gabriel 17 7 3.64 3.1 0.1
4 1:19 2 10 DEN 29 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Ben Watson (defended by D.J. Williams) 17 7 3.1 2.41 0.0
4 1:13 3 10 DEN 29 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Doug Gabriel for 9 yards (tackle by Ian Gold) 17 7 2.41 2.27 0.0
4 1:07 4 1 DEN 20 Tom Brady pass incomplete short middle intended for Troy Brown 17 7 2.27 -0.34 0.0
4 1:04 1 10 DEN 21 Jake Plummer kneels for -1 yards 17 7 0.34 -0.34 0.0
4 0:25 2 11 DEN 20 Jake Plummer kneels for -1 yards 17 7 -0.34 -1.22 0.0
End of Regulation177-1.220
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).