BRONCOS VS. BUCCANEERS
BRONCOS BEAT BUCS, CLINCH AFC WEST TITLE: The Broncos defeated the Buccaneers 31-23 on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. It was their seventh consecutive win and clinched the AFC West title.
Below is the live coverage from throughout the game. Stay tuned to DenverBroncos.com for continued coverage on the team’s seventh straight win.
BRONCOS ON TWITTER: Follow the action on Twitter, as well, via the Broncos’ official gameday account. @BroncosGameday will keep fans updated with live, in-game updates throughout tonight’s matchup. To chime in with your tweets, use #TBvsDEN.
BRONCOS VS. BUCCANEERS PREVIEWS: While you await kickoff, prepare for the game by reading the DenverBroncos.com weekly preview, which features important matchups on each side of the ball, noteworthy facts on the game and a key to victory for Denver. Also, watch the NFL Films preview.
BRONCOS TV ON SITE: HOME VS. BUCCANEERS: Watch the Week 13 installment of Broncos TV On Site, as Chris Hall and Gray Caldwell preview the game from the field.
NFL GAMEPASS: For international Broncos fans located outside the United States and Mexico, watch today’s game live and in HD with NFL GamePass.
BRONCOS MOBILE APP: For those of you who follow the action on your smartphone, there’s a free official Broncos mobile app. On your smartphone, visit BroncosMobile.com to download it.
BRONCOS ON INSTAGRAM: The Broncos have joined Instagram. Follow the team’s account, DenverBroncos, for exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos from Dove Valley, road trips and gameday.
BRONCOS TO HONOR LPGA STARS: The Broncos will honor a pair of LPGA stars in Meg Mallon and Stacy Lewis on the field prior to kickoff.
LISTEN LIVE: Listen to the live AM 850 KOA broadcast of the game featuring Dave Logan on play-by-play, Ed McCaffrey on color commentary and Andy Lindahl reporting from the sideline.
INACTIVES: For a list of the players on each side that will be inactive for Sunday’s game, click here.
BRONCOS WIN COIN TOSS: The Broncos won the coin toss and deferred. Click here for the captains and starters.
MANNING TO UNREIN PUTS DENVER AHEAD EARLY: Defensive tackle Mitch Unrein caught his first career reception and touchdown in the first quarter.
BUCS RESPOND WITH THREE: Tampa Bay drove 66 yards and kicked a short field goal to answer the Broncos’ previous touchdown drive.
BUCS TAKE LEAD WITH CLARK TOUCHDOWN: With the help of a 40-yard pass play, the Bucs found the end zone on an 11-yard touchdown reception by Dallas Clark.
INJURY UPDATE: Defensive tackle Mitch Unrein sustained an eye injury in the first quarter.
DENVER TRAILS 10-7 AT HALF: The Broncos entered the locker room trailing 10-7.
FIRST HALF AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS: Listen to highlights from the first half, courtesy of AM 850 KOA.
MANNING TO THOMAS TAKES LEAD, MAKES HISTORY: Peyton Manning hit Demaryius Thomas for an 8-yard touchdown strike, taking the lead and breaking a team record.
MANNING TO THOMAS II: Peyton Manning and Demaryius Thomas hooked up for their second touchdown of the quarter.
MILLER’S PICK-6 ADDS TO DENVER LEAD: Von Miller’s interception return for a touchdown ignited the Denver crowd and padded the lead.
BUCS GET THREE TO CUT INTO LEAD: Tampa Bay got an interception and turned it into three fourth-quarter points.
BRONCOS DRAIN CLOCK, ADD THREE: The Broncos drove 68 yards down the field and added a field goal.
BUCS GET WITHIN TWO SCORES: A Tampa Bay 55-yard field goal in the fourth quarter cut the Denver lead to 15.
BUCS MAKE IT 31-23 WITH WILLIAMS TOUCHDOWN: Josh Freeman hit Mike Williams for a 5-yard strike to make it 31-23 before the two-minute warning.
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