The Denver Broncos were easily defeated by the New England Patriots, 41 to 23, on December 18, 2011.

Final

NE

Patriots

11-3-0

41

DEN

Broncos

8-6-0

23

Team

NE

DEN

1

7

13

2

20

3

3

7

0

4

7

7

Total

41

23

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NE

DEN

Broncos

Tim Tebow 9-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

0

6

Patriots

Chad Johnson 33-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

7

6

Broncos

Lance Ball 32-yard run (Matt Prater kick)

7

13

2nd quarter

NE

DEN

Broncos

Matt Prater 26-yard field goal

7

16

Patriots

Aaron Hernandez 1-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

14

16

Patriots

Stephen Gostkowski 21-yard field goal

17

16

Patriots

Tom Brady 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

24

16

Patriots

Stephen Gostkowski 34-yard field goal

27

16

3rd quarter

NE

DEN

Patriots

Danny Woodhead 10-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

34

16

4th quarter

NE

DEN

Broncos

Tim Tebow 2-yard run (Matt Prater kick)

34

23

Patriots

BenJarvus Green-Ellis 1-yard run (Stephen Gostkowski kick)

41

23