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Broncos blow 24-0 lead to Patriots - Horse Tracks

The Denver Broncos were up 24-0. They fell to the New England Patriots 31-34 in overtime. Here's how it happened, according to the World Wide Web.

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Patriots edge Broncos in overtime 34-31: Complete coverage from Manning Brady 2013 - Mile High Report
It was Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady for the 14th time Sunday night, but the story of the game was a shared case of bumbling fumbles, and a muffed punt late in overtime. The New England Patriots defeated the Denver Broncos 34-31 with two minutes left in overtime.

Broncos vs. Patriots 2013, Week 12: Live coverage, score updates and more -
After taking a 24-0 lead into the locker room, the Broncos came undone in the second half and lost to the Patriots in overtime, 34-31.


New England Patriots Rally to Beat Denver Broncos, 34-31 |
Even before the game, the headlines were blaring. It was billed as a battle of two legendary quarterbacks, the 14th meeting between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady.

Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots - Recap - November 24, 2013 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Denver vs. New England game played on November 24, 2013

Patriots vs. Broncos Final Score: What a Comeback! Pats Win 34-31 - Pats Pulpit
The New England Patriots have pulled off one of the most memorable comebacks in team and league history, defeating the Denver Broncos 34-31 in overtime after trailing 24-0 at halftime.

Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots - Box Score - November 24, 2013 - ESPN
NFL Football Box Score: Final statistics from the Denver vs. New England game played on November 24, 2013

Broncos vs. Patriots 2013 results: Wes Welker mishap helps New England win 34-31 in overtime -
Wes Welker decided not the catch the ball, and that was the best thing that happened to the Patriots all night.

Tom Brady, Patriots rally past 24-point Broncos lead to stun Peyton Manning - The Denver Post
Maybe it was not so much the Patriots' comeback but an utter collapse by the Broncos. Improbably, incomprehensibly, the Broncos lost to New England in overtime on Sunday.

Tom Brady rallies Patriots past Peyton Manning, Broncos in overtime classic
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Just classic. They fumbled six times in the first half, trailed 24-zip, were booed by the home crowd. And it was cold. Yet the New England Patriots won again anyway, with a comeback

How It Happened: Patriots 34, Broncos 31
An overtime field goal lifed the Patriots over the Broncos 34-31 in Foxborough, Mass.

Photos and Video

NFLN: Broncos vs. Patriots highlights
Watch NFL Network highlights from the Broncos' Week 12 overtime loss to the Patriots.

Tom Brady freaks out celebrating touchdown with Rob Gronkowski | For The Win
What's some vocal celebrating between bros?

In-Game Photos: Broncos at Patriots
View photos of the action from Foxborough, Mass., as the Broncos take on the Patriots.

Largest Comeback Of Brady's Career - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Trent Dilfer breaks down the Patriots comeback from a 24-point deficit to defeat the Broncos in overtime.

Historic Night In New England - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Patriots report Mike Reiss breaks down the Patriots' dramatic win over the Broncos.

Brock Osweiler tries to block the Patriots' game-winning field goal -
The Broncos' backup QB came up just a bit short trying to block a kick. Just a bit.

Photographers punching each other -
Don't get in his shot, man.


Broncos' Knowshon Moreno runs through Patriots as a workhorse - The Denver Post
It was the kind of cold that has no regard for 24-point leads, that revels in mess and chaos and made the Broncos' entire game plan reliant on one player: running back Knowshon Moreno.

Game Notes: Broncos vs. Patriots
The following are game notes from the New England Patriots regular season game vs. the Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, November 24, 2013.

Broncos briefs: Knowshon Moreno suffers ankle injury in loss - The Denver Post
Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno, who limped off the field in overtime Sunday night, appeared in the Denver locker room on crutches and wearing a boot on his right ankle after the game. The former first-round draft pick finished the game with 224 rushing yards, a career high.

Broncos' coach John Fox to return to Denver Wednesday - The Denver Post
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Broncos coach John Fox will return Wednesday to Denver, according to a team source.

Peyton’s Take: Broncos at Patriots
"It is disappointing," Manning said. "Certainly, you have a chance to beat a good team at their place."

Weather puts chill in Broncos' kicking plans - Denver Broncos Blog - ESPN
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater owns the best field goal percentage from 50 yards and beyond of any player in league history...

Broncos muffed punt sets up Patriots OT win -
The Broncos botched a fourth quarter punt return, setting up a Patriots win.

From the Peanut Gallery

Paige: Epic collapse by Broncos vs. Patriots a tough loss to swallow - The Denver Post
On a bitter Sunday night in New England, the Broncos lost in a game that forever will be known in lore as The Frozen Blunder.

Sunday Morning QB: Duel between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning is as good as it gets - NY Daily News
Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning is the best quarterback rivalry in NFL history and it should be cherished as they meet for the 14th time Sunday night in Foxborough and then perhaps for the 15th time in the playoffs in January.

Patriots' overtime win over Broncos adds new chapter to Brady-Manning lore - NFL - Don Banks -
FOXBORO, Mass. -- In the giddy post-game locker room, a procession of Patriots kept trying to find new and inventive ways to say the same thing: They had no precedent for what they had just participated in, and what the rest of us had witnessed: A 34-31 New England victory over Denver in overtime, in a game the Patriots trailed 24-0 at halftime.

Broncos' defense is found and then lost in defeat to Patriots - ESPN
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In the end, the Denver Broncos had some of their own medicine shoved down their throats Sunday night. Yes, a team that launche

Kiszla: Broncos' meltdown at New England raises big questions - The Denver Post
Unable to beat the cold, New England or old nemesis Tom Brady, quarterback Peyton Manning and the Broncos will now have cold, hard questions to answer from now until the playoffs.

This loss to Tom Brady really stings for Peyton Manning - ESPN
The Broncos' agonizing loss to Tom Brady and the Patriots really stings for Peyton Manning, writes Ashley Fox.

Patriots' rally is almost one of a kind - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
USA TODAY Sports/Greg M. CooperTom Brady and the Patriots rallied from a 24-0 halftime deficit With their 34-31 overtime victory Sunday night,...