New England 23, San Diego 20

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Summary

1st Quarter

1Q 15:00 San Diego
NE 30 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 70 yards, 43-D. Sproles returns for 25 yards (27-K. Arrington). PENALTY on New England, Offside on Free Kick (enforced, 5 yards).
1 and 10 - SD 30 14:55 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-C. Davis for 11 yards (55-B. Spikes).
2 and 10 - SD 41 14:14 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 84-C. Davis.
2 and 10 - SD 41 14:07 24-R. Mathews rush for 2 yards (71-B. Deaderick, 50-R. Ninkovich).
3 and 8 - SD 43 13:29 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete.
4 and 8 - SD 43 13:18 5-M. Scifres punts 47 yards, 11-J. Edelman returns for 3 yards (59-B. Siler).
1Q 12:50 New England
1 and 10 - NE 13 12:50 12-T. Brady pass to 85-A. Hernandez for 6 yards (27-P. Oliver).
2 and 4 - NE 19 12:34 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards. PENALTY on San Diego, Defensive Offside (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - NE 24 12:04 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch.
2 and 10 - NE 24 11:56 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 5 yards (54-S. Cooper, 71-A. Garay).
3 and 5 - NE 29 11:11 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch.
4 and 5 - NE 29 11:11 PENALTY on New England, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
4 and 10 - NE 29 11:11 14-Z. Mesko punts 36 yards, fair catch by 43-D. Sproles. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards).
1Q 11:00 San Diego
1 and 10 - 50 11:00 24-R. Mathews rush for no gain (32-D. McCourty).
2 and 10 - 50 10:21 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 3 yards (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 7 - NE 47 9:48 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-C. Davis for 8 yards (36-J. Sanders, 51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - NE 39 9:05 17-P. Rivers rush for 2 yards (96-J. Cunningham), ran out of bounds.
2 and 8 - NE 37 8:29 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 11 yards (31-B. Meriweather).
1 and 10 - NE 26 7:44 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 9 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 1 - NE 17 6:59 22-J. Hester rush for 2 yards (75-V. Wilfork, 92-G. Warren).
1 and 10 - NE 15 6:20 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 12-P. Crayton.
2 and 10 - NE 15 6:15 24-R. Mathews rush for 1 yard (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 9 - NE 14 5:32 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 84-C. Davis.
4 and 9 - NE 14 5:32 3-K. Brown 32 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 0    SD 3    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:28
1Q 5:23 New England
SD 30 5:23 3-K. Brown kicks onside 27 yards, 52-D. Fletcher returns for no gain (15-R. Goodman).
1 and 10 - NE 43 5:21 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 9 yards (54-S. Cooper).
2 and 1 - SD 48 4:48 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 34-S. Morris.
3 and 1 - SD 48 4:42 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 19-B. Tate.
4 and 1 - SD 48 4:38 14-Z. Mesko punts 30 yards, fair catch by 43-D. Sproles.
1Q 4:29 San Diego
1 and 10 - SD 18 4:29 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 84-C. Davis.
2 and 10 - SD 18 4:19 24-R. Mathews rush for -5 yards (25-P. Chung).
3 and 15 - SD 13 3:35 17-P. Rivers pass to 88-K. Wilson for 11 yards (52-D. Fletcher), FUMBLES (52-D. Fletcher), RECOVERED by 51-J. Mayo returned for no gain.
1Q 3:24 New England
1 and 10 - SD 22 3:24 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 1 yard (90-A. Applewhite).
2 and 9 - SD 21 2:31 12-T. Brady pass to 87-R. Gronkowski for 9 yards (54-S. Cooper, 27-P. Oliver).
1 and 10 - SD 12 2:07 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 2 yards (91-O. Nwagbuo). PENALTY on San Diego, Illegal Use of Hands (enforced, 5 yards).
1 and 5 - SD 5 1:40 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 4 yards (27-P. Oliver).
2 and 1 - SD 1 1:10 12-T. Brady pass to 87-R. Gronkowski for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
NE 7    SD 3    Plays: 5    Possession: 2:24
1Q 1:00 San Diego
NE 30 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 79 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SD 20 1:00 24-R. Mathews rush for 5 yards (50-R. Ninkovich).
2 and 5 - SD 25 0:23 24-R. Mathews rush for 3 yards (96-J. Cunningham).
END QUARTER 1

2nd Quarter

San Diego continued...
3 and 2 - SD 28 15:00 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 6 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - SD 34 14:16 17-P. Rivers pass to 15-R. Goodman for 25 yards, FUMBLES, RECOVERED by 36-J. Sanders returned for no gain (15-R. Goodman).
2Q 14:02 New England
1 and 10 - NE 41 14:02 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards (90-A. Applewhite).
2 and 7 - NE 44 13:28 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 7 - NE 44 13:22 12-T. Brady pass incomplete.
4 and 7 - NE 44 13:15 PENALTY on New England, Delay of Game (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
4 and 12 - NE 39 13:15 14-Z. Mesko punts 42 yards, downed by 38-S. Brown.
2Q 13:03 San Diego
1 and 10 - SD 19 13:03 24-R. Mathews rush for 5 yards (59-G. Guyton).
2 and 5 - SD 24 12:27 35-M. Tolbert rush for 4 yards (91-M. Pryor, 59-G. Guyton).
3 and 1 - SD 28 11:53 35-M. Tolbert rush for no gain (95-T. Banta-Cain, 51-J. Mayo). PENALTY on New England, Illegal Substitution (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - SD 33 11:22 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 6 yards (59-G. Guyton).
2 and 4 - SD 39 11:01 43-D. Sproles rush for 1 yard (96-J. Cunningham).
3 and 3 - SD 40 10:15 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 13 yards (59-G. Guyton, 32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 47 9:30 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 35-M. Tolbert.
2 and 10 - NE 47 9:27 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-C. Davis for 15 yards (27-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - NE 32 8:58 17-P. Rivers, FUMBLES, aborted, RECOVERED by 50-R. Ninkovich returned for 63 yards (17-P. Rivers). San Diego challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
2Q 8:45 New England
1 and 8 - SD 8 8:45 39-D. Woodhead rush for 2 yards (71-A. Garay).
2 and 6 - SD 6 8:06 12-T. Brady, sacked for -5 yards (95-S. Phillips).
3 and 11 - SD 11 7:28 12-T. Brady, sacked for -11 yards (98-A. Barnes).
4 and 22 - SD 22 6:55 3-S. Gostkowski 40 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 10    SD 3    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:50
2Q 6:51 San Diego
NE 30 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 74 yards, 43-D. Sproles returns for 33 yards (27-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - SD 29 6:44 24-R. Mathews rush for 4 yards (31-B. Meriweather). PENALTY on San Diego, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
1 and 20 - SD 19 6:17 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 2 yards (52-D. Fletcher).
2 and 18 - SD 21 5:53 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-C. Davis for 1 yard (38-S. Brown).
3 and 17 - SD 22 5:11 17-P. Rivers pass intended for 12-P. Crayton, INTERCEPTED by 32-D. McCourty returned for no gain, forced out of bounds (12-P. Crayton).
2Q 5:03 New England
1 and 10 - NE 42 5:03 39-D. Woodhead rush for 3 yards (95-S. Phillips).
2 and 7 - NE 45 4:43 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 3 yards (99-K. Burnett).
3 and 4 - NE 48 4:19 12-T. Brady pass to 85-A. Hernandez for 8 yards (90-A. Applewhite). PENALTY on New England, Offensive Pass Interference (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
3 and 14 - NE 38 3:56 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch.
4 and 14 - NE 38 3:51 14-Z. Mesko punts 45 yards, 43-D. Sproles returns for 12 yards (59-G. Guyton).
2Q 3:37 San Diego
1 and 10 - SD 29 3:37 24-R. Mathews rush for 4 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 6 - SD 33 3:00 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 4 yards (59-G. Guyton).
3 and 2 - SD 37 2:18 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 24-R. Mathews.
4 and 2 - SD 37 2:13 5-M. Scifres punts 49 yards, 11-J. Edelman returns for 34 yards (35-M. Tolbert).
2Q 1:59 New England
1 and 10 - NE 48 1:59 39-D. Woodhead rush for 2 yards (95-S. Phillips).
2 and 8 - 50 1:32 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-A. Hernandez.
3 and 8 - 50 1:32 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch. PENALTY on San Diego, Defensive Pass Interference (enforced, 29 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - SD 21 1:25 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for no gain (99-K. Burnett).
San Diego timeout at 0:53
2 and 10 - SD 21 0:53 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 12 yards (54-S. Cooper, 32-E. Weddle).
New England timeout at 0:43
1 and 9 - SD 9 0:43 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 9 - SD 9 0:40 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 19-B. Tate.
3 and 9 - SD 9 0:35 12-T. Brady, sacked for -8 yards (98-A. Barnes). PENALTY on New England, Illegal Use of Hands (declined).
4 and 17 - SD 17 0:26 3-S. Gostkowski 35 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 13    SD 3    Plays: 8    Possession: 1:33
2Q 0:23 San Diego
NE 30 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 66 yards, 43-D. Sproles returns for 14 yards (39-D. Woodhead).
1 and 10 - SD 18 0:17 17-P. Rivers kneels for -1 yard.
END QUARTER 2
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3rd Quarter

3Q 15:00 New England
SD 30 3-K. Brown kicks 74 yards, 19-B. Tate returns for 25 yards (98-A. Barnes).
1 and 10 - NE 21 14:55 12-T. Brady pass to 85-A. Hernandez for 1 yard (99-K. Burnett).
2 and 9 - NE 22 14:33 39-D. Woodhead rush for 2 yards (54-S. Cooper). PENALTY on San Diego, Unnecessary Roughness (enforced, 15 yards).
1 and 10 - NE 39 14:12 34-S. Morris rush for 2 yards (71-A. Garay, 99-K. Burnett).
2 and 8 - NE 41 13:47 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch.
3 and 8 - NE 41 13:45 12-T. Brady pass to 85-A. Hernandez for 18 yards (27-P. Oliver, 99-K. Burnett).
1 and 10 - SD 41 13:10 39-D. Woodhead rush for 7 yards (96-T. Johnson).
2 and 3 - SD 34 12:32 39-D. Woodhead rush for no gain (54-S. Cooper). PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding (enforced, 11 yards) - No play.
2 and 14 - SD 45 12:04 39-D. Woodhead rush for 5 yards (32-E. Weddle, 96-T. Johnson).
3 and 9 - SD 40 11:25 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 8 yards (54-S. Cooper).
4 and 1 - SD 32 10:48 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 1 yard (54-S. Cooper, 98-A. Barnes).
1 and 10 - SD 31 10:04 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 6 yards (23-Q. Jammer).
2 and 4 - SD 25 9:28 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 10 yards (54-S. Cooper).
1 and 10 - SD 15 9:04 12-T. Brady, sacked for -7 yards (71-A. Garay).
2 and 17 - SD 22 8:36 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 16 yards (54-S. Cooper, 32-E. Weddle).
3 and 1 - SD 6 8:05 12-T. Brady rush for 2 yards (91-O. Nwagbuo).
1 and 4 - SD 4 7:37 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards (32-E. Weddle).
2 and 1 - SD 1 7:05 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for no gain (90-A. Applewhite).
3 and 1 - SD 1 6:28 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
NE 20    SD 3    Plays: 17    Possession: 8:35
3Q 6:25 San Diego
NE 30 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 69 yards, 43-D. Sproles returns for 25 yards (52-D. Fletcher).
1 and 10 - SD 26 6:19 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 13 yards (36-J. Sanders).
1 and 10 - SD 39 5:44 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 10 yards (59-G. Guyton).
1 and 10 - SD 49 5:04 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 9 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 1 - NE 42 4:36 43-D. Sproles rush for 6 yards (91-M. Pryor, 52-D. Fletcher).
1 and 10 - NE 36 3:57 17-P. Rivers, FUMBLES, aborted, RECOVERED by 17-P. Rivers returned for no gain (59-G. Guyton).
2 and 16 - NE 42 3:19 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-C. Davis for 12 yards (51-J. Mayo, 38-S. Brown).
3 and 4 - NE 30 2:47 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 5 yards (31-B. Meriweather).
1 and 10 - NE 25 2:18 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 12 yards (59-G. Guyton).
1 and 10 - NE 13 1:37 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 3 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 7 - NE 10 0:53 17-P. Rivers, sacked for -6 yards (71-B. Deaderick).
3 and 13 - NE 16 0:19 17-P. Rivers pass to 84-C. Davis for 6 yards (27-K. Arrington).
END QUARTER 3

4th Quarter

San Diego continued...
4 and 7 - NE 10 15:00 3-K. Brown 28 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 20    SD 6    Plays: 12    Possession: 6:25
4Q 14:56 New England
SD 30 3-K. Brown kicks 65 yards, 19-B. Tate returns for 20 yards (15-R. Goodman, 81-R. McMichael).
1 and 10 - NE 25 14:51 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 17 yards (23-Q. Jammer).
1 and 10 - NE 42 14:20 12-T. Brady pass to 85-A. Hernandez for 5 yards (95-S. Phillips).
2 and 5 - NE 47 13:54 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 6 yards (20-A. Cason).
1 and 10 - SD 47 13:24 12-T. Brady pass to 19-B. Tate for 3 yards (20-A. Cason).
2 and 7 - SD 44 12:53 12-T. Brady pass to 85-A. Hernandez for 24 yards (32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - SD 20 12:22 39-D. Woodhead rush for 4 yards (95-S. Phillips, 74-J. Cesaire).
2 and 6 - SD 16 11:39 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-A. Hernandez.
3 and 6 - SD 16 11:35 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 85-A. Hernandez.
4 and 6 - SD 16 11:31 3-S. Gostkowski 35 yard field goal is GOOD.
NE 23    SD 6    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:25
4Q 11:27 San Diego
NE 30 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 76 yards, 43-D. Sproles returns for 39 yards (27-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - SD 33 11:21 17-P. Rivers, sacked for -5 yards (99-M. Wright).
2 and 15 - SD 28 11:01 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete.
3 and 15 - SD 28 10:55 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 21 yards (36-J. Sanders, 51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - SD 49 10:24 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 14 yards (51-J. Mayo), ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 37 9:52 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 84-C. Davis.
2 and 10 - NE 37 9:48 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 5 yards (27-K. Arrington).
3 and 5 - NE 32 9:15 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 12-P. Crayton.
New England timeout at 9:10
4 and 5 - NE 32 9:10 17-P. Rivers pass to 12-P. Crayton for 17 yards (31-B. Meriweather).
1 and 10 - NE 15 8:41 17-P. Rivers rush for 5 yards (58-T. White).
2 and 5 - NE 10 7:59 17-P. Rivers pass to 89-S. Ajirotutu for 6 yards (28-D. Butler).
1 and 4 - NE 4 7:25 17-P. Rivers pass to 85-A. Gates for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-K. Brown extra point is GOOD.
NE 23    SD 13    Plays: 11    Possession: 4:06
4Q 7:21 San Diego
SD 30 7:21 3-K. Brown kicks onside 10 yards, RECOVERED by 15-R. Goodman returned for no gain. New England challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
1 and 10 - SD 40 7:21 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-R. McMichael for 1 yard (38-S. Brown).
2 and 9 - SD 41 6:52 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 81-R. McMichael.
3 and 9 - SD 41 6:47 17-P. Rivers pass to 89-S. Ajirotutu for 20 yards (31-B. Meriweather).
1 and 10 - NE 39 6:15 17-P. Rivers pass to 85-A. Gates for 26 yards (31-B. Meriweather).
1 and 10 - NE 13 5:29 17-P. Rivers pass to 43-D. Sproles for 9 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 1 - NE 4 4:54 17-P. Rivers rush for 3 yards (91-M. Pryor, 99-M. Wright).
1 and 1 - NE 1 4:14 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 12-P. Crayton.
2 and 1 - NE 1 4:09 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 85-A. Gates.
3 and 1 - NE 1 4:04 35-M. Tolbert rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
3-K. Brown extra point is GOOD.
NE 23    SD 20    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:20
4Q 4:01 New England
SD 30 3-K. Brown kicks 45 yards, out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 40 4:01 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 8 yards (90-A. Applewhite).
2 and 2 - NE 48 3:18 39-D. Woodhead rush for -1 yard (99-K. Burnett).
3 and 3 - NE 47 2:39 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 2 yards (23-Q. Jammer). New England challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
Two minute warning
4 and 1 - NE 49 2:00 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for -1 yard (90-A. Applewhite).
4Q 1:55 San Diego
1 and 10 - NE 47 1:55 17-P. Rivers pass to 85-A. Gates for 12 yards (24-J. Wilhite).
1 and 10 - NE 35 1:23 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 12-P. Crayton.
2 and 10 - NE 35 1:19 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 12-P. Crayton.
3 and 10 - NE 35 1:14 17-P. Rivers pass to 85-A. Gates for 8 yards (38-S. Brown).
San Diego timeout at 0:28
4 and 2 - NE 27 0:28 Field goal formation. PENALTY on San Diego, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
4 and 7 - NE 32 0:27 3-K. Brown 50 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
4Q 0:22 New England
1 and 10 - NE 40 0:22 12-T. Brady kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME

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