Broncos Beat Patriots In Overtime; Improve To 5-0

By: AP/11 Sports
By: AP/11 Sports

On a day that was all about Broncos history, this might ring a bell: A 98-yard, fourth-quarter drive to save the game and get a city thinking Super Bowl.

Kyle Orton moved Denver from its 2 to the end zone to tie it Sunday, then Matt Prater kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime for a 20-17 victory over New England that made rookie Broncos coach Josh McDaniels a winner over his old boss, Bill Belichick.

On a day when they wore mustard-yellow jerseys and vertically striped socks to celebrate their 50th anniversary, the Broncos improved to 5-0 for the first time since 1998 -- the last time they went to the Super Bowl.

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  • by MO Location: CO SPGS on Oct 12, 2009 at 07:50 AM
    I am a die-hard football fan, especially Bronco fan, but I must admit I thought it would take a least a couple years for the new administration to get where they are now.....GO BRONCOS !!!!
  • by E.D. Location: Canon City on Oct 12, 2009 at 01:53 AM
    The game was AWESOME!!!!! I liked the uniforms. I have a good feeling about this year. The Broncos look really good. Josh Mcdaniels is doing a great job with the team. Good Job guys!!!!! Good Job Orton!!!! Keep up the good work
  • by Carol Location: Colorado Springs on Oct 11, 2009 at 06:19 PM
    What a game! We beat the Pats! Way to go team! 5-O !!!!!
  • by Kristin Location: Colorado Springs on Oct 11, 2009 at 05:46 PM
    Go Broncos!
  • by Art Location: Colo Spgs on Oct 11, 2009 at 05:44 PM
    Ooooh oooooh ooooh Where going to the Suuuuuper Bowll just give us our trophy now and save heartbreak for the 31 other teams.How many of you were doggin Mc Daniels and giving up tickets. Get over it!
  • by russ Location: Manitou Springs on Oct 11, 2009 at 05:37 PM
    Goooo Broncos....
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