The New England Patriots decisively defeated the Denver Broncos, 31 to 21, on October 7, 2012.

Final

DEN

Broncos

2-3-0

21

NE

31

Team

DEN

NE

1

0

7

2

7

10

3

7

14

4

7

0

Total

21

31

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DEN

NE

Patriots

Wes Welker 8-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

DEN

NE

Broncos

Joel Dreessen 1-yard pass from Peyton Manning (Matt Prater kick)

7

7

Patriots

Shane Vereen 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

7

14

Patriots

Stephen Gostkowski 23-yard field goal

7

17

3rd quarter

DEN

NE

Patriots

Tom Brady 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

7

24

Patriots

Stevan Ridley 8-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

7

31

Broncos

Eric Decker 2-yard pass from Peyton Manning (Matt Prater kick)

14

31

4th quarter

DEN

NE

Broncos

Brandon Stokley 5-yard pass from Peyton Manning (Matt Prater kick)

21

31