Following the Patriots’ second touchdown of the half, Denver took over on the 20-yard line.
Peyton Manning hit Demaryius Thomas for 20 yards on a third down, and soon after found Thomas again for a 38-yard pick up inside the Patriots’ 15-yard line.
Then, Manning hit Willis McGahee for an 11-yard completion.
A play later, Manning found Eric Decker for a two-yard touchdown completion. Kicker Matt Prater made it 31-14 with his extra point. 1:08 remains in the third quarter.