13:02, first quarter: The Broncos are on the board first after Brandon McManus’ 45-yard subject aim provides them an early 3-0 lead.
Jason McCourty was crushed by Tim Patrick down the best sideline for a 41-yard completion that put the Broncos in good subject place, however credit score the Patriots’ secondary, and particularly Jonathan Jones, for responding effectively. Jones pressured two incompletions on second and third all the way down to power the sector aim.
One week later, it’s time for soccer.
The Pats and Broncos will kick off at 1 p.m., following a number of optimistic COVID-19 checks throughout the week and some recoveries from the virus in New England. Cam Newton and Drew Lock are anticipated to begin at quarterback, days after each would have been dominated out for the unique kick time. The Pats enter as 7.5-point favorites, down 2.5 factors from earlier within the week.
Cam Newton again. pic.twitter.com/uC2dRpBUoY
— Andrew Callahan (@_AndrewCallahan) October 18, 2020
Denver operating again Melvin Gordon and tight finish Noah Fant didn’t journey, leaving a punchless offense much more restricted than regular. Rookie extensive receiver Jerry Jeudy will probably be a participant to look at, particularly if he attracts a shadow from Patriots All-Professional nook Stephon Gilmore, who can also be again after a bout with COVID-19. Jarrett Stidham will function the Pats’ No. 2 quarterback for the primary time this season.
Each groups’ inactives are under.
QB Brian Hoyer
DB Myles Bryant
TE Dalton Keene
RB J.J. Taylor
DL Carl Davis
RB Melvin Gordon
TE Noah Fant
WR KJ Hamler
QB Jeff Driskel
DL McTelvin Agim
OLB Jeremiah Attaochu
OG Netane Muti