After intercepting Andrew Luck four times in the divisional round, the
The Patriots gave up 507 total yards and allowed the Broncos to control the ball for nearly 36 minutes. True, New England was hurt by the injury to top cornerback
New England allowed 331 passing yards and two touchdowns to Luck, both of which went to LeVon Brazill. Alfonzo Dennard came down with two interceptions while Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins each came away with one pick. The defense sacked Luck three times, forced four turnovers and allowed 386 yards of total offense in the win.
Gostkowski hit a 43-yarder to open the scoring, a 35-yarder in the first quarter, 29-yarder in the second and put the cherry on the sundae with a second 35-yarder in the fourth.