Scott Zolak, 98.5 The Sports Hub
The key is going to be the defense getting off the field early, and if anything, if Denver drives into the red zone to hold them to field goals.
The Pats need to get a quick score and get up early. If they can do that, I can see a commanding four-point win, meaning it wasn’t as close as it seems in the end.
Patriots 24, Broncos 20
Andy Gresh, 98.5 The Sports Hub
The difference in this one is that Gronk isn’t here, but Julius Thomas is.
The Denver defense is not great, and the Patriots should be able to run on it. But I don’t think the secondary can deal with all of Peyton Manning’s weapons now that Julius Thomas is in the mix.
Broncos 34, Patriots 30
Walt Perkins, WBZ NewsRadio 1030
Twice this season, I elected to go against Tom Brady and the Patriots and both times I was wrong. One of those games was against Denver in Week 12 of the regular season "
Click here to read the whole article
Tom Brady's career stats in the AFC Championship game have been surprisingly pedestrian. He's 5-2, but with seven touchdowns, nineRead more
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh on the phone with Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock discussing their wager on this Sunday's AFCRead more
FOXBORO, Mass. ? New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady needs someone to throw to in Sunday's AFC Championship Game againstRead more