The Denver Broncos decisively defeated the New England Patriots, 31 to 20, on October 28, 2001.

2001 Denver Broncos

Final

NE

20

DEN

Broncos

4-3-0

31

1

10

7

2

7

3

3

3

14

4

0

7

Total

20

31

1st quarter

NE

DEN

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 24-yard field goal

3

0

Patriots

David Patten 30-yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)

10

0

Broncos

Mike Anderson 8-yard run (Jason Elam kick)

10

7

2nd quarter

NE

DEN

Broncos

Jason Elam 50-yard field goal

10

10

Patriots

Troy Brown 5-yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)

17

10

3rd quarter

NE

DEN

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 44-yard field goal

20

10

Broncos

Rod Smith 65-yard pass from Brian Griese (Jason Elam kick)

20

17

Broncos

Dwayne Carswell 6-yard pass from Brian Griese (Jason Elam kick)

20

24

4th quarter

NE

DEN

Broncos

Denard Walker 39-yard interception return (Jason Elam kick)

20

31

Patriots

Broncos

1st Downs

21

18

Passing 1st Downs

9

11

Rushing 1st Downs

7

6

1st downs from penalties

5

1

3rd down efficiency

6 - 14

6 - 13

4th down efficiency

0 - 1

0 - 0

Total Plays

65

61

Total Yards

300

355

Yards per play

4.6

5.8

Passing

183

269

Comp - Att

25 - 39

19 - 30

Yards per pass

4.5

8.4

Interceptions thrown

5

2

Sacks - Yards lost

2 - 20

2 - 14

Rushing

117

86

Rushing Attempts

24

29

Yards per rush

4.9

3.0

Penalties

7

6

Turnovers

5

2

Fumbles lost

0

0

Interceptions

5

2

Possession

30:51

29:09

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Tom Brady 25 38 203 5.3 2 4 2 57.1
David Patten 0 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0
Team 25 39 183 5.2 2 5 2 54.7

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Antowain Smith 12 56 4.7 0
Troy Brown 1 31 31.0 0
David Patten 1 13 13.0 0
Kevin Faulk 5 12 2.4 0
Marc Edwards 2 6 3.0 0
J.R. Redmond 1 0 0.0 0
Tom Brady 2 -1 -0.5 0
Team 24 117 4.9 0

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Troy Brown 9 86 9.6 1 15
David Patten 5 62 12.4 1 7
Kevin Faulk 4 26 6.5 0 5
Charles Johnson 2 11 5.5 0 4
Antowain Smith 2 11 5.5 0 2
Marc Edwards 1 6 6.0 0 1
Curtis Jackson 1 4 4.0 0 1
Rod Rutledge 0 0 0 1
J.R. Redmond 1 -3 -3.0 0 1
Team 25 203 5.2 2 37

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Tom Brady 1 1
Tedy Bruschi 1 0
Kevin Faulk 1 1
Matt Stevens 0 1
Team 3 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Tebucky Jones 6 5 0.0 0 0 0
Willie McGinest 5 5 2.0 3 1 2
Brandon Mitchell 6 5 0.0 0 0 0
Lawyer Milloy 6 4 0.0 0 0 0
Anthony Pleasant 4 4 0.0 1 0 0
Tedy Bruschi 3 3 0.0 0 1 0
Ted Johnson 5 3 0.0 0 0 0
Ty Law 3 3 0.0 0 0 0
Bryan Cox 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Roman Phifer 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Terrance Shaw 2 2 0.0 1 0 0
Otis Smith 2 2 0.0 0 1 0
Hakim Akbar 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Matt Chatham 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Charles Johnson 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Riddick Parker 1 1 0.0 1 0 0
David Patten 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
J.R. Redmond 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Matt Stevens 1 1 0.0 0 1 0
Bobby Hamilton 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
Antowain Smith 1 0 0.0 0 0 0
Team 55 47 2.0 6 4 2

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Adam Vinatieri 2 2 2 8
Team 2 2 2 8

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Ken Walter 2 91 45.5
Team 2 91 45.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Kevin Faulk 6 135 22.5 0
Team 6 135 22.5 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Troy Brown 1 7 7.0 0
Kevin Faulk 1 2 2.0 0
Team 2 9 4.5 0

Passing

NAME CMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK RATE
Brian Griese 19 30 283 9.4 2 2 2 88.6
Team 19 30 269 9.4 2 2 2 88.6

Rushing

NAME ATT YDS YPC TD
Mike Anderson 14 40 2.9 1
Olandis Gary 10 37 3.7 0
Eddie Kennison 1 10 10.0 0
Brian Griese 4 -1 -0.3 0
Team 29 86 3.0 1

Receiving

NAME REC YDS AVG TD TRG
Rod Smith 6 159 26.5 1 6
Desmond Clark 6 94 15.7 0 8
Dwayne Carswell 3 21 7.0 1 3
Scottie Montgomery 2 15 7.5 0 2
Matt Dominguez 0 0 0 1
Patrick Hape 1 0 0.0 0 1
Eddie Kennison 0 0 0 3
Keith Poole 0 0 0 1
Brian Griese 1 -6 -6.0 0 1
Team 19 283 9.4 2 26

Fumbles

NAME FUM LOST FR
Team 0 0 0

Defense

NAME COMB TKL SCK TFL PDEF QBH
Kenoy Kennedy 7 6 0.0 0 0 0
John Mobley 6 6 0.0 2 1 0
Denard Walker 6 6 0.0 0 2 0
Al Wilson 6 6 0.0 1 0 0
Deltha O'Neal 5 5 0.0 0 4 0
Bertrand Berry 5 4 0.0 0 0 0
Kavika Pittman 4 4 1.0 1 0 1
George Coghill 4 3 0.0 0 0 0
Leon Lett 3 3 0.0 1 0 0
Jimmy Spencer 3 3 0.0 0 0 0
Darius Clark 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Chester McGlockton 2 2 0.0 1 1 0
Bill Romanowski 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Keith Washington 2 2 0.0 0 0 0
Eric Brown 1 1 0.0 0 2 0
Brian Griese 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Tom Nalen 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Trevor Pryce 1 1 1.0 1 0 1
Rod Smith 1 1 0.0 0 0 0
Keith Burns 2 0 0.0 0 0 0
Team 64 59 2.0 7 10 2

Kicking

NAME FGM FGA LNG XPM PTS
Jason Elam 1 1 4 7
Team 1 1 4 7

Punting

NAME PUNT YDS AVG LNG
Tom Rouen 4 182 45.5
Team 4 182 45.5

Kick Return

NAME KR YDS AVG TD LNG
Chris Cole 3 87 29.0 0
Team 3 87 29.0 0

Punt Return

NAME PR YDS AVG TD LNG
Team 0 0 0

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1
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11 6 0 .647
2
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11 6 0 .647
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1
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11 6 0 .647
2
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Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
2
Eagles Eagles
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2
Saints Saints
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