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New England Patriots 41 at Denver Broncos 23

Sunday, December 18, 2011
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New England Patriots (13-3-0)7207741
Denver Broncos (8-8-0)1330723

Game Info
Stadium Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Start Time (ET) 4:16pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:13
Attendance 76,556
Weather 63 degrees relative humidity 16%, wind 3 mph
Vegas Line New England Patriots -7.5
Over/Under 47.5 (over)
Officials
Referee Mike Carey
Umpire Chad Brown
Head Linesman Dana McKenzie
Field Judge Mike Weir
Back Judge Kirk Dornan
Side Judge Boris Cheek
Line Judge Tim Podraza

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

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

New England Patriots
Deep Left (1/3, 33 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Aaron Hernandez 1 0 0 0
Chad Johnson 2 1 33 1
Deep Middle (1/2, 19 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Rob Gronkowski 1 0 0 0
Wes Welker 1 1 19 0
Deep Right (0/1, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tiquan Underwood 1 0 0 0
Short Left (8/14, 62 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Kevin Faulk 2 0 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 1 11 0
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 -4 0
Aaron Hernandez 2 1 8 0
Chad Johnson 1 0 0 0
Tiquan Underwood 1 1 13 0
Wes Welker 5 3 22 0
Danny Woodhead 1 1 12 0
Short Middle (7/7, 134 yards, 1 TD)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Julian Edelman 1 1 7 0
Rob Gronkowski 2 2 42 0
Aaron Hernandez 4 4 85 1
Short Right (6/6, 72 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 1 21 0
Rob Gronkowski 1 1 15 0
Aaron Hernandez 4 4 36 0
Denver Broncos
Deep Left (1/5, 22 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Eric Decker 1 1 22 0
Eddie Royal 1 0 0 0
Demaryius Thomas 2 0 0 0
Matt Willis 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (1/2, 39 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Demaryius Thomas 2 1 39 0
Short Left (6/7, 109 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lance Ball 1 1 34 0
Demaryius Thomas 6 5 75 0
Short Middle (3/3, 24 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lance Ball 1 1 7 0
Demaryius Thomas 1 1 2 0
Matt Willis 1 1 15 0
Short Right (0/6, 0 yards)
Player Tgt Catches Yds TD
Lance Ball 2 0 0 0
Eric Decker 1 0 0 0
Eddie Royal 1 0 0 0
Demaryius Thomas 2 0 0 0

Rushing

New England Patriots
LE (5 rushes, 29 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1 0 0
Aaron Hernandez 1 16 0
Stevan Ridley 2 7 0
Danny Woodhead 1 6 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (6 rushes, 19 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 2 1 1
Stevan Ridley 1 3 0
Danny Woodhead 3 15 0
MD (11 rushes, 33 yards, 2 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Tom Brady 4 3 1
Kevin Faulk 1 1 0
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 3 7 0
Stevan Ridley 1 9 0
Danny Woodhead 2 13 1
RG (3 rushes, 13 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Stevan Ridley 2 7 0
Danny Woodhead 1 6 0
RT (4 rushes, 36 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 2 7 0
Stevan Ridley 2 29 0
RE (5 rushes, 12 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 2 2 0
Stevan Ridley 3 10 0
Denver Broncos
LE (3 rushes, 65 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Willis McGahee 1 29 0
Tim Tebow 2 36 0
LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (5 rushes, 23 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Lance Ball 3 14 0
Willis McGahee 1 4 0
Tim Tebow 1 5 0
MD (8 rushes, 37 yards)
Player Att Yds TD
Lance Ball 1 12 0
Willis McGahee 2 8 0
Tim Tebow 5 17 0
RG (11 rushes, 65 yards, 2 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Lance Ball 6 6 0
Jeremiah Johnson 1 25 0
Willis McGahee 1 4 0
Tim Tebow 3 30 2
RT (3 rushes, 57 yards, 1 TD)
Player Att Yds TD
Lance Ball 1 32 1
Willis McGahee 2 25 0
RE (0 rushes, 0 yards)

Pass Tackles

New England Patriots
Deep Left
Player
Sergio Brown 1
Deep MiddleDeep Right
Player
Sergio Brown 1
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Denver Broncos
Deep LeftDeep Middle
Player
Chris Harris 1
Deep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

New England Patriots Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 9:49 NWE 20 5 2:25 80 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 5:01 NWE 20 5 1:50 8 Punt View Drive »
3 2 13:47 NWE 20 12 5:04 80 Touchdown View Drive »
4 2 8:31 DEN 19 6 2:42 16 Field Goal View Drive »
5 2 4:32 DEN 40 6 3:20 40 Touchdown View Drive »
6 2 0:40 NWE 34 4 0:37 15 Punt View Drive »
7 2 0:03 DEN 16 1 0:03 0 Field Goal View Drive »
8 3 15:00 NWE 20 9 5:17 31 Punt View Drive »
9 3 4:07 NWE 15 8 3:28 85 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 13:56 NWE 40 4 2:37 12 Punt View Drive »
11 4 8:41 NWE 20 9 4:31 80 Touchdown View Drive »
12 4 2:17 DEN 34 4 1:09 5 Downs View Drive »
13 4 0:38 DEN 34 1 0:38 -1 End of Game View Drive »

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 1 15:00 DEN 20 9 5:11 80 Touchdown View Drive »
2 1 7:24 DEN 18 4 2:23 82 Touchdown View Drive »
3 1 3:11 DEN 29 10 4:24 63 Field Goal View Drive »
4 2 8:43 DEN 23 1 0:12 -4 Fumble View Drive »
5 2 5:49 DEN 20 3 1:17 22 Fumble View Drive »
6 2 1:12 DEN 13 3 0:32 7 Punt View Drive »
7 3 9:43 DEN 11 9 5:36 24 Punt View Drive »
8 3 0:39 DEN 8 3 1:43 6 Punt View Drive »
9 4 11:19 DEN 11 7 2:38 89 Touchdown View Drive »
10 4 4:10 DEN 20 6 1:53 15 Downs View Drive »
11 4 1:08 DEN 29 4 0:30 5 Downs View Drive »

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE DEN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 65 yards, touchback 0 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 15:00 1 10 DEN 20 Willis McGahee left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 0 0 0.28 0.27 29.6
1 14:27 2 6 DEN 24 Tim Tebow up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 0 0 0.27 -0.16 28.5
1 13:50 3 4 DEN 26 Tim Tebow up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Tracy White) 0 0 -0.16 1.14 32.1
1 13:21 1 10 DEN 33 Willis McGahee right tackle for 19 yards (tackle by Matt Slater) 0 0 1.14 2.39 35.6
1 12:41 1 10 NWE 48 Willis McGahee up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 0 0 2.39 2.25 35.4
1 12:05 2 7 NWE 45 Tim Tebow pass complete short middle to Lance Ball for 7 yards (tackle by Dane Fletcher) 0 0 2.25 3.05 37.8
1 11:20 1 10 NWE 38 Jeremiah Johnson right guard for 25 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 0 0 3.05 4.71 42.9
1 10:35 1 10 NWE 13 Willis McGahee right guard for 4 yards (tackle by James Ihedigbo) 0 0 4.71 4.77 43.3
1 9:56 2 6 NWE 9 Tim Tebow right guard for 9 yards, touchdown 0 6 4.77 7 47.3
1 Two Point Attempt: Britton Colquitt up the middle, conversion fails 0 6 0 -1 0.0
1 DEN 35 Matt Prater kicks off 65 yards, touchback 0 6 0 0.28 0.0
1 9:49 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Kevin Faulk 0 6 0.28 -0.27 48.2
1 9:45 2 10 NWE 20 Kevin Faulk up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Marcus Thomas) 0 6 -0.27 -0.82 49.9
1 9:04 3 9 NWE 21 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 46 yards (tackle by Chris Harris) 0 6 -0.82 3.38 37.3
1 8:13 1 10 DEN 33 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for no gain (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley) 0 6 3.38 2.84 39.1
1 7:30 2 10 DEN 33 Tom Brady pass complete deep left to Chad Johnson for 33 yards, touchdown. Penalty on DEN: Defensive Holding (Declined) 6 6 2.84 7 30.1
1 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 7 6 0 0 0.0
1 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 71 yards, returned by Quan Cosby for 24 yards (tackle by Julian Edelman) 7 6 0 0.04 0.0
1 7:18 1 10 DEN 18 Willis McGahee left end for 29 yards (tackle by Matt Slater) 7 6 0.04 2.06 33.1
1 6:35 1 10 DEN 47 Lance Ball right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 7 6 2.06 1.38 31.3
1 5:52 2 11 DEN 46 Tim Tebow pass complete short left to Demaryius Thomas for 22 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington and Devin McCourty) 7 6 1.38 3.45 37.6
1 5:10 1 10 NWE 32 Lance Ball right tackle for 32 yards, touchdown 7 12 3.45 7 45.9
1 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 7 13 0 0 0.0
1 DEN 35 Matt Prater kicks off 65 yards, touchback 7 13 0 0.28 0.0
1 5:01 1 10 NWE 20 Danny Woodhead left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Ryan McBean and Marcus Thomas) 7 13 0.28 0.14 48.7
1 4:21 2 7 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep middle intended for Rob Gronkowski (defended by Rahim Moore) 7 13 0.14 -0.56 51.3
1 4:16 3 7 NWE 23 Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Rob Gronkowski (defended by Chris Harris). Penalty on Chris Harris: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 7 13 -0.56 0.81 46.8
1 4:10 1 10 NWE 28 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for no gain (tackle by Chris Harris) 7 13 0.81 0.26 48.7
1 3:33 2 10 NWE 28 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Chad Johnson 7 13 0.26 -0.43 51.2
1 3:27 3 10 NWE 28 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Tiquan Underwood 7 13 -0.43 -1.5 54.8
1 3:21 4 10 NWE 28 Zoltan Mesko punts 43 yards 7 13 -1.5 -0.87 52.7
1 3:11 1 10 DEN 29 Tim Tebow pass complete deep left to Eric Decker for 22 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 7 13 0.87 2.32 57.6
1 2:33 1 10 NWE 49 Demaryius Thomas pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Ball 7 13 2.32 1.78 56.1
1 2:25 2 10 NWE 49 Lance Ball up the middle for 12 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 13 1.78 3.12 60.5
1 1:42 1 10 NWE 37 Lance Ball left guard for 1 yard (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 13 3.12 2.71 59.6
1 1:03 2 9 NWE 36 Tim Tebow pass incomplete short right intended for Eric Decker (defended by Devin McCourty) 7 13 2.71 2.01 57.6
1 0:58 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 7 13 0 0
1 0:58 3 9 NWE 36 Tim Tebow right guard for 19 yards (tackle by Nate Jones) 7 13 2.01 4.44 65.5
1 0:22 1 10 NWE 17 Lance Ball left guard for 2 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 13 4.44 4.15 64.9
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE DEN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 8 NWE 15 Tim Tebow pass complete short middle to Demaryius Thomas for 2 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 7 13 4.15 3.68 63.6
2 14:15 3 6 NWE 13 Tim Tebow left guard for 5 yards (tackle by James Ihedigbo and Shaun Ellis). Penalty on Chris Kuper: Offensive Holding (Declined) 7 13 3.68 2.99 61.8
2 13:50 4 1 NWE 8 Matt Prater 26 yard field goal good 7 16 2.99 3 62.0
2 DEN 35 Matt Prater kicks off 65 yards, touchback 7 16 0 0.28 0.0
2 13:47 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Aaron Hernandez for 8 yards (tackle by Andre' Goodman) 7 16 0.28 0.81 59.3
2 13:10 2 2 NWE 28 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Wes Welker for 5 yards (tackle by Quinton Carter) 7 16 0.81 1.14 58.5
2 12:55 1 10 NWE 33 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Wes Welker 7 16 1.14 0.59 60.5
2 12:51 2 10 NWE 33 Danny Woodhead left guard for 8 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams and Wesley Woodyard) 7 16 0.59 0.96 59.3
2 12:10 3 2 NWE 41 Aaron Hernandez left end for 16 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams and Rahim Moore) 7 16 0.96 2.72 53.6
2 11:30 1 10 DEN 43 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 1 yard (tackle by Chris Harris) 7 16 2.72 2.31 55.3
2 10:58 2 9 DEN 42 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Danny Woodhead for 12 yards (tackle by Andre' Goodman) 7 16 2.31 3.58 51.1
2 10:28 1 10 DEN 30 Danny Woodhead left guard for 4 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 7 16 3.58 3.57 51.3
2 10:03 2 6 DEN 26 Danny Woodhead right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Rahim Moore) 7 16 3.57 4.24 49.1
2 9:32 1 10 DEN 20 Tom Brady pass complete deep middle to Wes Welker for 19 yards (tackle by Chris Harris), touchdown 7 16 4.24 6.97 39.5
2 9:18 1 1 DEN 1 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left guard for no gain (tackle by Robert Ayers) 7 16 6.97 5.91 43.4
2 8:48 2 1 DEN 1 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 1 yard, touchdown 13 16 5.91 7 43.2
2 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 14 16 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 68 yards, returned by Quan Cosby for 26 yards (tackle by Antwaun Molden) 14 16 0 0.48 0.0
2 8:37 1 10 DEN 23 Lance Ball right guard for -4 yards (tackle by Ron Brace). Lance Ball fumbles (forced by Ron Brace), recovered by Rob Ninkovich at DEN-19 (tackle by Daniel Fells) 14 16 0.48 -4.31 25.4
2 8:31 1 10 DEN 19 Stevan Ridley up the middle for 9 yards 14 16 4.31 5.36 22.4
2 7:52 2 1 DEN 10 Tom Brady up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Marcus Thomas) 14 16 5.36 5.37 22.4
2 7:11 1 8 DEN 8 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 2 yards (tackle by Rahim Moore) 14 16 5.37 4.95 23.7
2 6:35 2 6 DEN 6 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Marcus Thomas and Wesley Woodyard) 14 16 4.95 4.72 24.4
2 5:57 3 3 DEN 3 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Aaron Hernandez 14 16 4.72 3.04 29.8
2 5:52 4 3 DEN 3 Stephen Gostkowski 21 yard field goal good 17 16 3.04 3 29.9
2 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 65 yards, touchback 17 16 0 0.28 0.0
2 5:49 1 10 DEN 20 Tim Tebow pass complete short left to Demaryius Thomas for 15 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 17 16 0.28 1.27 34.3
2 5:18 1 10 DEN 35 Lance Ball left guard for 11 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 17 16 1.27 1.99 37.0
2 5:18 1 10 DEN 46 Tim Tebow up the middle for -4 yards (tackle by Mark Anderson). Tim Tebow fumbles (forced by Mark Anderson), recovered by Mark Anderson at DEN-40 (tackle by Eddie Royal) 17 16 1.99 -2.92 21.0
2 4:32 1 10 DEN 40 Stevan Ridley left end for no gain (tackle by D.J. Williams and Elvis Dumervil) 17 16 2.92 2.37 22.6
2 3:57 2 10 DEN 40 Penalty on DEN: Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards (no play) 17 16 2.37 3.05 20.6
2 3:47 2 5 DEN 35 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Wes Welker for 4 yards (tackle by Chris Harris) 17 16 3.05 2.87 21.2
2 3:13 3 1 DEN 31 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for no gain (tackle by Joe Mays and Marcus Thomas) 17 16 2.87 1.41 25.6
2 2:16 Timeout #2 by New England Patriots 17 16 0 0
2 2:16 4 1 DEN 31 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 25 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 17 16 1.41 5.83 13.6
2 2:00 1 6 DEN 6 Stevan Ridley right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Quinton Carter) 17 16 5.83 5.91 13.4
2 1:17 2 1 DEN 1 Tom Brady up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 23 16 5.91 7 13.1
2 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 24 16 0 0 0.0
2 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 70 yards, returned by Quan Cosby for 18 yards (tackle by Julian Edelman) 24 16 0 -0.32 0.0
2 1:08 1 10 DEN 13 Tim Tebow pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal 24 16 -0.32 -0.77 9.6
2 1:04 2 10 DEN 13 Tim Tebow pass incomplete short right intended for Demaryius Thomas 24 16 -0.77 -1.42 8.5
2 0:58 3 10 DEN 13 Lance Ball right guard for 7 yards (tackle by Rob Ninkovich and Jerod Mayo) 24 16 -1.42 -2.03 7.5
2 0:53 Timeout #3 by New England Patriots 24 16 0 0
2 0:53 4 3 DEN 20 Britton Colquitt punts 60 yards, returned by Julian Edelman for 14 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 24 16 -2.03 -1.2 8.8
2 0:40 1 10 NWE 34 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Rob Gronkowski for 15 yards (tackle by Quinton Carter) 24 16 1.2 2.19 7.3
2 0:24 1 10 NWE 49 Tom Brady spiked the ball 24 16 2.19 1.65 8.0
2 0:23 2 10 NWE 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete deep left intended for Aaron Hernandez 24 16 1.65 0.96 9.2
2 0:18 3 10 NWE 49 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Kevin Faulk 24 16 0.96 -0.13 11.2
2 0:14 4 10 NWE 49 Zoltan Mesko punts 39 yards, muffed catch by Quan Cosby, recovered by Dane Fletcher and returned for no gain 24 16 -0.13 4.51 4.4
2 0:03 1 10 DEN 16 Stephen Gostkowski 34 yard field goal good 27 16 4.51 3 6.1
End of Half271600
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE DEN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 DEN 35 Matt Prater kicks off 65 yards, touchback 27 16 0 0.28 0.0
3 15:00 1 10 NWE 20 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Rob Gronkowski for -4 yards (tackle by Robert Ayers) 27 16 0.28 -0.94 7.4
3 14:23 2 14 NWE 16 Tom Brady for no gain. Tom Brady fumbles, recovered by Tom Brady at NWE-11 27 16 -0.94 -2.47 9.8
3 13:42 3 19 NWE 11 Penalty on Tom Brady: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 27 16 -2.47 -3.06 10.8
3 13:21 3 24 NWE 6 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Wes Welker for 14 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams). Penalty on Robert Ayers: Illegal Use of Hands, 5 yards (no play) 27 16 -3.06 -0.37 6.3
3 12:56 1 10 NWE 11 Stevan Ridley right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Jason Hunter) 27 16 -0.37 -0.43 6.3
3 12:19 2 6 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Chad Johnson 27 16 -0.43 -0.95 6.9
3 12:16 3 6 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Tiquan Underwood for 13 yards (tackle by Chris Harris) 27 16 -0.95 0.81 4.7
3 11:41 1 10 NWE 28 Stevan Ridley right tackle for 24 yards (tackle by Rahim Moore) 27 16 0.81 2.39 3.1
3 11:09 1 10 DEN 48 Stevan Ridley right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley and Quinton Carter) 27 16 2.39 2.25 3.2
3 10:24 2 7 DEN 45 Tom Brady pass incomplete short left intended for Wes Welker 27 16 2.25 1.55 3.6
3 10:19 3 7 DEN 45 Tom Brady sacked by Quinton Carter for -4 yards 27 16 1.55 0 5.3
3 9:51 4 11 DEN 49 Zoltan Mesko punts 39 yards, fair catch by Eddie Royal 27 16 0 0.37 4.7
3 9:43 1 10 DEN 11 Willis McGahee up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 27 16 -0.37 -0.3 4.8
3 9:11 2 5 DEN 16 Willis McGahee right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by James Ihedigbo) 27 16 -0.3 0.41 5.6
3 8:31 1 10 DEN 22 Tim Tebow pass complete short left to Demaryius Thomas for 16 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 27 16 0.41 1.47 7.0
3 8:05 1 10 DEN 38 Lance Ball right guard for 2 yards (tackle by Vince Wilfork) 27 16 1.47 1.19 6.4
3 7:31 2 8 DEN 40 Tim Tebow left end for 6 yards (tackle by Tracy White) 27 16 1.19 1.29 6.5
3 7:00 3 2 DEN 46 Lance Ball right guard for 2 yards (tackle by James Ihedigbo) 27 16 1.29 2.13 7.7
3 6:08 1 10 DEN 48 Tim Tebow up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Gerard Warren and James Ihedigbo) 27 16 2.13 1.85 7.0
3 5:26 2 8 50 Tim Tebow pass incomplete deep left intended for Demaryius Thomas 27 16 1.85 1.16 5.8
3 5:16 3 8 50 Tim Tebow sacked by Mark Anderson for -10 yards 27 16 1.16 -0.72 3.4
3 4:37 4 18 DEN 40 Penalty on DEN: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 27 16 -0.72 -1.04 3.0
3 4:16 4 23 DEN 35 Britton Colquitt punts 50 yards, returned by Julian Edelman for no gain 27 16 -1.04 0.22 4.2
3 4:07 1 10 NWE 15 Tom Brady pass complete short right to BenJarvus Green-Ellis for 21 yards (tackle by Rahim Moore). Penalty on Chris Harris: Defensive Holding (Declined) 27 16 -0.22 1.33 2.7
3 3:49 1 10 NWE 36 BenJarvus Green-Ellis up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams and Quinton Carter) 27 16 1.33 1.74 2.3
3 3:20 2 3 NWE 43 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 27 16 1.74 1.29 2.5
3 2:40 3 1 NWE 45 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Marcus Thomas) 27 16 1.29 2.26 1.7
3 2:06 1 10 50 Tom Brady pass complete short left to Wes Welker for 13 yards (tackle by Chris Harris) 27 16 2.26 3.12 1.2
3 1:37 1 10 DEN 37 Tom Brady pass complete short right to Aaron Hernandez for 8 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard). Penalty on Ryan McBean: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 27 16 3.12 4.65 0.6
3 1:13 1 10 DEN 14 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Rob Gronkowski for 4 yards (tackle by Rahim Moore) 27 16 4.65 4.71 0.6
3 0:45 2 6 DEN 10 Danny Woodhead up the middle for 10 yards, touchdown 33 16 4.71 7 0.3
3 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 34 16 0 0 0.0
3 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 69 yards, returned by Quan Cosby for no gain 34 16 0 -0.38 0.0
3 0:36 1 10 DEN 8 Willis McGahee up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown). Penalty on Orlando Franklin: Offensive Holding, 4 yards (no play) 34 16 -0.38 -0.53 0.1
3 0:09 1 14 DEN 4 Lance Ball right guard for no gain (tackle by Rob Ninkovich) 34 16 -0.53 -1.07 0.1
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NWE DEN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 14 DEN 4 Tim Tebow pass incomplete short left intended for Demaryius Thomas. Tim Tebow fumbles, recovered by Tim Tebow at DEN-0 34 16 -1.07 -1.89 0.1
4 14:51 3 14 DEN 4 Tim Tebow up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo) 34 16 -1.89 -2.47 0.0
4 14:07 4 4 DEN 14 Britton Colquitt punts 55 yards, returned by Julian Edelman for 9 yards (tackle by Matt Willis) 34 16 -2.47 -1.6 0.1
4 13:56 1 10 NWE 40 Tom Brady pass complete short left to BenJarvus Green-Ellis for 11 yards (tackle by Quinton Carter) 34 16 1.6 2.32 0.0
4 13:21 1 10 DEN 49 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right end for no gain (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 34 16 2.32 1.78 0.0
4 12:49 2 10 DEN 49 Tom Brady sacked by Elvis Dumervil for -6 yards 34 16 1.78 0.3 0.1
4 12:09 3 16 NWE 45 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Julian Edelman for 7 yards (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley) 34 16 0.3 0.07 0.1
4 11:28 4 9 DEN 48 Zoltan Mesko punts 41 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 4 yards (tackle by Matt Slater) 34 16 0.07 0.37 0.0
4 11:19 1 10 DEN 11 Tim Tebow pass complete short left to Demaryius Thomas for 8 yards (tackle by Kyle Arrington) 34 16 -0.37 0.17 0.1
4 10:47 2 2 DEN 19 Tim Tebow pass complete short left to Demaryius Thomas for 14 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 34 16 0.17 1.14 0.1
4 10:18 1 10 DEN 33 Tim Tebow pass incomplete short right intended for Demaryius Thomas 34 16 1.14 0.59 0.0
4 10:13 2 10 DEN 33 Tim Tebow sacked by Mark Anderson for -8 yards 34 16 0.59 -1.15 0.0
4 9:39 3 18 DEN 25 Tim Tebow pass complete deep right to Demaryius Thomas for 39 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown) 34 16 -1.15 3.18 0.2
4 9:20 1 10 NWE 36 Tim Tebow pass complete short left to Lance Ball for 34 yards (tackle by Sergio Brown and Kyle Arrington) 34 16 3.18 6.74 1.0
4 8:46 1 2 NWE 2 Tim Tebow right guard for 2 yards, touchdown 34 22 6.74 7 0.6
4 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 34 23 0 0 0.0
4 DEN 35 Matt Prater kicks off 65 yards, touchback 34 23 0 0.28 0.0
4 8:41 1 10 NWE 20 Stevan Ridley right end for 4 yards (tackle by Marcus Thomas) 34 23 0.28 0.27 0.8
4 8:10 2 6 NWE 24 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Rob Gronkowski for 38 yards (tackle by Chris Harris) 34 23 0.27 3.05 0.1
4 7:26 1 10 DEN 38 Stevan Ridley left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Marcus Thomas) 34 23 3.05 2.91 0.1
4 6:47 2 7 DEN 35 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 16 yards (tackle by Rahim Moore) 34 23 2.91 4.31 0.0
4 6:27 1 10 DEN 19 Danny Woodhead left end for 6 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 34 23 4.31 4.72 0.0
4 6:01 2 4 DEN 13 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 5 yards (tackle by Chris Harris). Penalty on Ryan Wendell: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 34 23 4.72 3.22 0.0
4 5:34 2 14 DEN 23 Tom Brady pass complete short middle to Aaron Hernandez for 22 yards (tackle by Kyle McCarthy) 34 23 3.22 6.97 0.0
4 4:47 1 1 DEN 1 Tom Brady up the middle for -2 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams). Penalty on DEN: Defensive 12 On-field (no play) 34 23 6.97 6.97 0.0
4 4:43 1 1 DEN 1 Tom Brady up the middle for no gain (tackle by Marcus Thomas) 34 23 6.97 5.91 0.0
4 4:24 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 34 23 0 0
4 4:24 2 1 DEN 1 Tom Brady up the middle for no gain (tackle by Brodrick Bunkley) 34 23 5.91 5.17 0.0
4 4:14 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 34 23 0 0
4 4:14 3 1 DEN 1 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left guard for 1 yard, touchdown 40 23 5.17 7 0.0
4 Stephen Gostkowski kicks extra point good 41 23 0 0 0.0
4 NWE 35 Stephen Gostkowski kicks off 65 yards, touchback 41 23 0 0.28 0.0
4 4:10 1 10 DEN 20 Tim Tebow pass complete short middle to Matt Willis for 15 yards (tackle by Devin McCourty) 41 23 0.28 1.27 0.0
4 3:48 1 10 DEN 35 Tim Tebow pass complete short middle to Lance Ball for 8 yards (tackle by Jerod Mayo). Penalty on Vince Wilfork: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 41 23 1.27 1.6 0.0
4 3:40 1 10 DEN 40 Tim Tebow left end for 30 yards (tackle by James Ihedigbo) 41 23 1.6 3.58 0.0
4 3:11 1 10 NWE 30 Tim Tebow pass incomplete short right intended for Lance Ball 41 23 3.58 3.03 0.0
4 3:04 2 10 NWE 30 Tim Tebow sacked by Gerard Warren for -7 yards 41 23 3.03 1.42 0.0
4 2:37 3 17 NWE 37 Tim Tebow pass incomplete deep left intended for Eddie Royal 41 23 1.42 0.79 0.0
4 2:29 Timeout #1 by New England Patriots 41 23 0 0
4 2:29 4 17 NWE 37 Tim Tebow sacked by Rob Ninkovich for -28 yards 41 23 0.79 -3.31 0.0
4 2:17 1 10 DEN 34 BenJarvus Green-Ellis left end for 17 yards (tackle by Ryan McBean). Penalty on Julian Edelman: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 41 23 3.31 2.65 0.0
4 2:08 1 20 DEN 44 BenJarvus Green-Ellis right end for 2 yards (tackle by Kyle McCarthy) 41 23 2.65 1.69 0.0
4 2:00 2 18 DEN 42 Stevan Ridley right end for 8 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 41 23 1.69 2.08 0.0
4 1:54 Timeout #3 by Denver Broncos 41 23 0 0
4 1:54 3 10 DEN 34 Stevan Ridley left end for 7 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard and Andre' Goodman) 41 23 2.08 1.77 0.0
4 1:13 4 3 DEN 27 Stevan Ridley right end for -2 yards (tackle by Chris Harris) 41 23 1.77 -0.87 0.0
4 1:08 1 10 DEN 29 Tim Tebow pass incomplete deep right intended for Demaryius Thomas 41 23 0.87 0.33 0.0
4 1:00 2 10 DEN 29 Tim Tebow pass incomplete deep left intended for Demaryius Thomas 41 23 0.33 -0.36 0.0
4 0:52 3 10 DEN 29 Tim Tebow for 5 yards 41 23 -0.36 -1.11 0.0
4 0:44 4 5 DEN 34 Tim Tebow pass incomplete deep left intended for Matt Willis 41 23 -1.11 -3.31 0.0
4 0:38 1 10 DEN 34 Tom Brady kneels for -1 yards 41 23 3.31 2.64 0.0
End of Regulation41232.640
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).