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Patriots Pound Tebow and Broncos 41-23; Clinch AFC East

Calm, cool and collected.

That was the Pats offense on Sunday in Denver, as they sat back and watched the high emotion Broncos run up and down the field to build a 16-7 lead in the second quarter.

Then, like a cobra, Tom Brady and the Pats offense struck. They scored 27 straight points en route to a 41-23 victory to help New England clinch the AFC East for the ninth time in 11 years.

Brady threw for 320 yards with two touchdowns and ran in another score in the sixth straight win for New England (11-3), which trailed 16-7 early in the second quarter before taking control.

Aaron Hernandez had game-highs of nine receptions for 129 yards and a touchdown, and the Patriots’ defense overcame a slow start and an injury to Andre Carter to silence the streaking Broncos.

Tim Tebow, the undeniable catalyst behind the Broncos’ 7-1 run, had two rushing TDs and threw for 194 yards on 11-of-22 passing.

The Pats allowed the Broncos to run for 167 yards in the first quarter, with Tebow plowing in for a nine- yard touchdown and Lance Ball rumbling for a 32-yard TD.

It was then though they took over the game, and they didn’t let up until BenJarvus Green-Ellis accounted for the final score with a one-yard plunge.

The Pats now will wait to see how the playoffs shape up in the conference, as they have a matchup next week with the Dolphins at home. They would love to clinch the #2 seed to get a home game and a bye.

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One Response to “Patriots Pound Tebow and Broncos 41-23; Clinch AFC East”

  1. Jimbo says:

    I’m a Steelers fan, and I usually root against the Patriots, but for this game I made an exception. I’m so sick of the constant ESPN coverage and suck up on Tim Tebow. I’m sorry but Tebow is overrated and only wins when coming from behind almost like it was staged.

    Skip Bayless, the Antichrist of ESPN, even said last week that he would trust Tebow to start a game before Brady. Maybe when Mr. Tebow wins 3 superbowls and lessens his importance as trying to be “God’s quarterback,” then we’ll pay attention. If he plays my Steelers, we’ll give him a greeting like he got yesterday.
    Nevertheless my humble contrats to the Patriots and thank you for making Tebow human.

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