2012 Patriots: Season in review

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Week 5: Patriots 31, Broncos 21

Photograph By Stew Milne/USA TODAY Sports

In Peyton Manning's first game in a new uniform against his old rival, his Broncos got down big early and couldn't recover. Manning was 31 of 44 for 337 yards and three touchdowns but lost a fumble on a third-quarter sack. That led to Stevan Ridley's 8-yard touchdown run that put the Patriots comfortably ahead 31-7. Ridley led the Patriots with 151 yards rushing.