The New England Patriots have won the coin toss, calling heads. They chose to defer to the second half, meaning the Broncos will get the ball to start the game.
Former Patriot, longsnapper Lonie Paxton, joined the regular captains at midfield for the toss. Paxton snapped for the Patriots from 2000-08.
The Broncos will open the game at their own 20-yard line after the kickoff went for a touchback.
On offense, the starters are: WR Eric Decker, WR Demaryius Thomas, QB Tim Tebow, T Ryan Clady, T Orlando Franklin, C J.D. Walton, T Chris Kuper, T Zane Beadles, TE Daniel Fells, TE Dante Rosario and RB Willis McGahee.
On defense, the starters are: DE Elvis Dumervil, DT Marcus Thomas, DT Ryan McBean, SLB Von Miller, WLB Wesley Woodyard, WLB D.J. Williams, CB Chris Harris, CB Champ Bailey, CB Andre’ Goodman, S Rahim Moore and S Quinton Carter.