"There were a few times where I didn't get open," he said, "but for the most part I feel like I got open a lot and was able to make some plays."
He had a pretty good quarterback throwing to him.
"Nobody I'd rather have than Tom Brady," New England coach Bill Belichick said, "but Manning's a great player."
Notes: Denver rushed for just 70 yards, 51 by McGahee. ... The Patriots rushed for more than 200 yards in consecutive games for the first time since 1978. ... Manning extended his NFL record to 66 games with at least 300 yards passing.
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