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2012 Game-by-Game: Week 5

Posted Jul 6, 2012

In week five of the 2012 season, the Broncos travel to New England to take on the Patriots.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Over the next few weeks, DenverBroncos.com will take a look at the team's 2012 schedule week-by-week, including a look at the last time the teams faced off, what to watch for this season and more. In Week 5 of the 2012 season, two of the league's top passers square off in a heavyweight bout.  

Week 5: at New England Patriots
Opponent o DATE: Sunday, October 7
o TIME: 4:15 p.m. EDT
o LOCATION: Gillette Stadium
o TELEVISION: CBS
o OPP. 2011 RECORD: 13-3
o ALL-TIME VS. OPP.: 25-17

THE LAST TIME: In the divisional round of the 2011 playoffs, the Broncos fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter and gave up five Tom Brady touchdown passes before halftime in a 45-10 loss to the Patriots. The defeat ended Denver's playoff run and made it two losses to the Patriots in the same season.

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WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Broncos will face a tough early test as they visit New England to take on the Patriots. Quarterback Peyton Manning has not squared off with three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady since November of 2010, when Manning threw for 396 yards in a 31-28 loss to the Pats.

KEY MATCHUP: Broncos secondary vs. Patriots tight ends
In both matchups last season, Brady was consistently able to find his tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. In the regular-season matchup, Gronkowki and Hernandez combined for 13 catches, 182 yards and a touchdown. In the AFC Divisional Playoff matchup, Brady hit Gronkowski 10 times for 145 yards and three touchdowns.

NOTES: Both teams made the playoffs a year ago as division champs...This is the 43rd meeting between the Broncos and Patriots in a rivalry dating back to 1960...The teams met twice in 2011, once during the regular season in Denver and once in the AFC Divisional Playoff round at New England.

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