Patriots fall to below .500 with loss for first time since 2002, snap spectacular streak

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The New England Patriots gave it their finest effort to try to come again in opposition to the Denver Broncos however got here up brief on the finish, and in flip, snapped one of many extra spectacular streaks within the NFL.

The Broncos gained the sport regardless of throwing two late interceptions main to 1 Patriots rating which introduced the sport to 18-12. Denver would maintain sturdy and power the Patriots to show the ball over on downs with 58 seconds left. The Broncos gained the sport by the identical rating.

The DIRECTV NFL Pink Zone channel’s Andrew Siciliano noted going into the sport that the Patriots performed 225 straight video games in October or later with out being below .500. The streak ended Sunday.

New England, shifting to 2-3, can be below .500 for the primary time since 2002.

The Broncos’ victory wasn’t overwhelming, however the Patriots couldn’t get issues occurring offense.

Cam Newton was 17-for-25 with 157 passing yards and two interceptions. Newton had 76 dashing yards and a dashing landing.

Denver’s Brandon McManus scored the entire Broncos’ factors. He was 6-for-6 along with his longest subject purpose coming from 54 yards out.

Drew Lock handed for 189 yards and had two interceptions. Phillip Lindsay rushed for 101 yards on 23 carries. The Denver protection sacked Newton 4 instances.

Denver moved to 1-Three with the victory.

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