Denver entered the halftime locker rooms at a 10-7 disadvantage.
For the Broncos, quarterback Peyton Manning is 11-of-14 passing for 108 yards and a touchdown. In the half, he passed Dan Marino for the second-most pass completions in NFL history as his ninth completion of the game gave him 4,967 in his career.
Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is the game’s leading receiver with 55 yards on three catches.
Running back Knowshon Moreno’s eight carries for 45 yards give him a yards-per-carry average of 5.6, while the Bucs’ Doug Martin has 15 carries for 48 yards, gaining 3.2 yards per carry.
The two teams were close in yards and first downs in the half, as the Bucs out-gained the Broncos 171 to 150 and gained 11 first downs to Denver’s 10.
The Broncos will receive to begin the second half.