New England 35, San Diego 21

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1st Quarter

1Q 15:00 San Diego
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 69 yards, 15-R. Goodman returns for 24 yards (58-T. White).
1 and 10 - SD 20 14:56 24-R. Mathews rush for 7 yards (51-J. Mayo).
2 and 3 - SD 27 14:20 24-R. Mathews rush for 4 yards (31-S. Brown).
1 and 10 - SD 31 13:47 PENALTY on San Diego, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 15 - SD 26 13:25 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 29 yards (30-J. Barrett).
1 and 10 - NE 45 12:58 24-R. Mathews rush for 2 yards (75-V. Wilfork, 25-P. Chung).
2 and 8 - NE 43 12:20 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 24-R. Mathews.
3 and 8 - NE 43 12:16 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson.
4 and 8 - NE 43 12:11 5-M. Scifres punts 35 yards, downed by 15-R. Goodman.
1Q 12:03 New England
1 and 10 - NE 8 12:03 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 11 yards (56-D. Butler).
1 and 10 - NE 19 11:16 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 6 yards (55-B. Spikes, 56-D. Butler).
2 and 4 - NE 25 10:43 12-T. Brady, sacked for -6 yards (95-S. Phillips).
3 and 10 - NE 19 10:10 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 17 yards, forced out of bounds (28-S. Gregory).
1 and 10 - NE 36 9:37 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 16 yards (32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - SD 48 9:10 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards (95-S. Phillips).
2 and 7 - SD 45 8:31 12-T. Brady pass to 42-B. Green-Ellis for 5 yards (99-T. LaBoy).
New England timeout at 7:58
3 and 2 - SD 40 7:58 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 6 yards, forced out of bounds (31-B. Sanders).
1 and 10 - SD 34 7:30 39-D. Woodhead rush for 5 yards (51-T. Spikes, 56-D. Butler).
2 and 5 - SD 29 6:53 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
3 and 5 - SD 29 6:48 12-T. Brady pass to 85-C. Ochocinco for 15 yards (20-A. Cason). PENALTY on San Diego, Defensive Pass Interference (declined).
1 and 10 - SD 14 6:22 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 14 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
SD 0    NE 7    Plays: 12    Possession: 5:47
1Q 6:16 San Diego
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 74 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SD 20 6:16 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 5 yards (25-P. Chung).
2 and 5 - SD 25 5:36 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 24-R. Mathews.
3 and 5 - SD 25 5:30 17-P. Rivers pass to 80-M. Floyd for 23 yards (23-L. Bodden).
1 and 10 - SD 48 4:49 35-M. Tolbert rush for 5 yards (94-S. Ellis).
2 and 5 - NE 47 4:13 35-M. Tolbert rush for 1 yard (51-J. Mayo, 31-S. Brown).
3 and 4 - NE 46 3:35 17-P. Rivers pass to 80-M. Floyd for 36 yards, forced out of bounds (30-J. Barrett).
1 and goal - NE 10 2:59 24-R. Mathews rush for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
9-N. Novak extra point is GOOD.
SD 7    NE 7    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:21
1Q 2:55 New England
SD 35 9-N. Novak kicks 48 yards, 11-J. Edelman returns for 20 yards (33-D. Hughes, 22-J. Hester).
1 and 10 - NE 37 2:50 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 4 yards (32-E. Weddle, 95-S. Phillips).
2 and 6 - NE 41 2:17 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards (71-A. Garay, 20-A. Cason).
3 and 3 - NE 44 1:39 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 9 yards (51-T. Spikes). PENALTY on San Diego, Encroachment (declined).
1 and 10 - SD 47 1:32 92-A. Haynesworth rush for 5 yards (99-T. LaBoy, 20-A. Cason). PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
1 and 20 - NE 43 1:18 12-T. Brady pass to 39-D. Woodhead for 6 yards (32-E. Weddle).
2 and 14 - NE 49 0:48 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 6 yards (23-Q. Jammer).
3 and 8 - SD 45 0:24 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 17 yards (31-B. Sanders).
1 and 10 - SD 28 0:07 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 5 yards (51-T. Spikes, 74-J. Cesaire).
END QUARTER 1

2nd Quarter

New England continued...
2 and 5 - SD 23 15:00 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 8 yards, forced out of bounds (20-A. Cason).
1 and 10 - SD 15 14:49 39-D. Woodhead rush for 3 yards (71-A. Garay).
2 and 7 - SD 12 14:26 12-T. Brady rush for 4 yards (99-T. LaBoy). PENALTY on San Diego, Illegal Contact (enforced, 4 yards).
1 and goal - SD 4 14:08 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 81-A. Hernandez.
2 and goal - SD 4 14:04 39-D. Woodhead rush for no gain (51-T. Spikes, 92-V. Martin).
3 and goal - SD 4 13:28 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch.
4 and goal - SD 4 13:23 3-S. Gostkowski 22 yard field goal is GOOD.
SD 7    NE 10    Plays: 14    Possession: 4:32
2Q 13:20 San Diego
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 68 yards, 15-R. Goodman returns for 27 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - SD 24 13:16 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson. PENALTY on New England, Roughing the Passer (enforced, 15 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - SD 39 13:10 24-R. Mathews rush for 4 yards (50-R. Ninkovich, 51-J. Mayo).
2 and 6 - SD 43 12:32 24-R. Mathews rush for 2 yards (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 3 - SD 46 11:50 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 28 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - NE 26 11:04 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 21 yards (55-B. Spikes).
1 and goal - NE 5 10:16 24-R. Mathews rush for 3 yards (30-J. Barrett).
2 and goal - NE 2 9:44 35-M. Tolbert rush for no gain (74-K. Love).
San Diego timeout at 9:01
3 and goal - NE 2 9:01 17-P. Rivers rush for 1 yard (75-V. Wilfork, 51-J. Mayo).
4 and goal - NE 1 8:17 35-M. Tolbert rush for no gain (51-J. Mayo).
2Q 8:14 New England
1 and 10 - NE 1 8:14 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 12 yards (58-N. Diggs, 32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - NE 13 7:32 12-T. Brady pass to 85-C. Ochocinco for 30 yards (23-Q. Jammer).
1 and 10 - NE 43 6:46 12-T. Brady, sacked for -6 yards (56-D. Butler).
2 and 17 - NE 36 6:14 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 20 yards (31-B. Sanders).
1 and 10 - SD 44 5:37 22-S. Ridley rush for 6 yards (32-E. Weddle).
2 and 4 - SD 38 5:02 22-S. Ridley rush for 3 yards (76-C. Thomas, 74-J. Cesaire).
3 and 1 - SD 35 4:22 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 2 yards, forced out of bounds (23-Q. Jammer).
1 and 10 - SD 33 3:49 39-D. Woodhead rush for 4 yards (56-D. Butler).
2 and 6 - SD 29 3:24 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 19 yards (31-B. Sanders, 32-E. Weddle).
1 and goal - SD 10 2:52 12-T. Brady pass to 82-D. Gronkowski for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
SD 7    NE 17    Plays: 10    Possession: 5:25
2Q 2:49 San Diego
50 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 50 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SD 20 2:49 35-M. Tolbert rush for 7 yards (21-R. Dowling, 31-S. Brown). PENALTY on San Diego, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards).
1 and 13 - SD 17 2:17 17-P. Rivers pass to 81-R. McMichael for 6 yards (52-D. Fletcher).
Two minute warning
2 and 7 - SD 23 2:00 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson.
3 and 7 - SD 23 1:57 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 7 yards (52-D. Fletcher).
New England timeout at 1:42
1 and 10 - SD 30 1:42 17-P. Rivers pass to 13-B. Walters for 6 yards (23-L. Bodden).
2 and 4 - SD 36 1:11 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 15-R. Goodman.
3 and 4 - SD 36 1:04 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 15-R. Goodman. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Holding (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - SD 41 0:57 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 18 yards (24-K. Arrington).
1 and 10 - NE 41 0:31 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson.
New England timeout at 0:27
2 and 10 - NE 41 0:27 PENALTY on San Diego, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
2 and 15 - NE 46 0:27 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 17 yards (24-K. Arrington, 44-J. Ihedigbo).
San Diego timeout at 0:19
1 and 10 - NE 29 0:19 17-P. Rivers pass intended for 35-M. Tolbert, INTERCEPTED by 75-V. Wilfork returned for 36 yards (35-M. Tolbert). PENALTY on New England, Illegal Block Above the Waist (enforced, 10 yards).
2Q 0:09 New England
1 and 10 - SD 47 0:09 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 11 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - SD 36 0:06 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 3 - SD 29 0:01 3-S. Gostkowski 47 yard field goal is GOOD.
END QUARTER 2
SD 7    NE 20    Plays: 3    Possession: 0:08
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3rd Quarter

3Q 15:00 New England
SD 35 9-N. Novak kicks 69 yards, 90-A. Edds returns for 19 yards (25-D. Stuckey).
1 and 10 - NE 15 14:55 12-T. Brady pass to 82-D. Gronkowski for 30 yards, forced out of bounds (32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - NE 45 14:26 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 5 yards (71-A. Garay).
2 and 5 - 50 13:45 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 8 yards, forced out of bounds (32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - SD 42 13:15 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - SD 43 12:34 PENALTY on New England, False Start (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
2 and 16 - SD 48 12:09 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 11 yards (95-S. Phillips).
3 and 5 - SD 37 11:25 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 82-D. Gronkowski.
4 and 5 - SD 37 11:20 14-Z. Mesko punts 31 yards.
3Q 11:13 San Diego
1 and 10 - SD 6 11:13 35-M. Tolbert rush for -1 yard (32-D. McCourty).
2 and 11 - SD 5 10:37 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 9 yards (25-P. Chung).
3 and 2 - SD 14 9:54 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 8 yards (23-L. Bodden).
1 and 10 - SD 22 9:19 24-R. Mathews rush for 3 yards (55-B. Spikes).
2 and 7 - SD 25 8:45 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 6 yards (31-S. Brown).
3 and 1 - SD 31 8:06 22-J. Hester rush for 12 yards (31-S. Brown).
1 and 10 - SD 43 7:28 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 9 yards (52-D. Fletcher).
2 and 1 - NE 48 6:44 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Holding (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
1 and 10 - NE 43 6:37 24-R. Mathews rush for 14 yards (30-J. Barrett).
1 and 10 - NE 29 6:03 24-R. Mathews rush for 3 yards (93-A. Carter).
2 and 7 - NE 26 5:25 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 9 yards (50-R. Ninkovich).
1 and 10 - NE 17 4:42 17-P. Rivers pass intended for 85-A. Gates, INTERCEPTED by 31-S. Brown returned for 2 yards (35-M. Tolbert).
3Q 4:35 New England
1 and 10 - NE 9 4:35 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for -1 yard (71-A. Garay).
2 and 11 - NE 8 3:52 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 82-D. Gronkowski.
3 and 11 - NE 8 3:48 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
4 and 11 - NE 8 3:44 14-Z. Mesko punts 54 yards, 13-B. Walters returns for -2 yards (18-M. Slater).
3Q 3:36 San Diego
1 and 10 - SD 36 3:36 24-R. Mathews rush for 5 yards (50-R. Ninkovich).
2 and 5 - SD 41 3:02 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson.
3 and 5 - SD 41 2:57 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 9 yards (52-D. Fletcher).
1 and 10 - 50 2:21 24-R. Mathews rush for 6 yards (93-A. Carter, 44-J. Ihedigbo).
2 and 4 - NE 44 1:49 35-M. Tolbert rush for 2 yards (51-J. Mayo).
3 and 2 - NE 42 1:05 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 11 yards (31-S. Brown).
1 and 10 - NE 31 0:23 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 7 yards (31-S. Brown).
END QUARTER 3

4th Quarter

San Diego continued...
2 and 3 - NE 24 15:00 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 85-A. Gates. PENALTY on New England, Defensive Pass Interference (enforced, 20 yards) - No play.
1 and goal - NE 4 14:55 35-M. Tolbert rush for 1 yard (51-J. Mayo).
2 and goal - NE 3 14:13 17-P. Rivers, sacked for no gain (50-R. Ninkovich).
3 and goal - NE 3 13:39 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
9-N. Novak extra point is GOOD.
SD 14    NE 20    Plays: 10    Possession: 5:03
4Q 13:33 New England
SD 35 9-N. Novak kicks 72 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NE 20 13:33 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 11 yards, 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 11 yards (51-T. Spikes, 32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - NE 31 13:08 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 14 yards (31-B. Sanders, 52-L. English).
1 and 10 - NE 45 12:39 12-T. Brady pass to 81-A. Hernandez for 5 yards (52-L. English).
2 and 5 - 50 12:16 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch. PENALTY on New England, Offensive Holding (enforced, 10 yards) - No play.
2 and 15 - NE 40 12:07 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 11 yards (94-C. Liuget).
3 and 4 - SD 49 11:46 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
4 and 4 - SD 49 11:45 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 84-D. Branch.
4Q 11:41 San Diego
1 and 10 - SD 49 11:41 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 12 yards (90-A. Edds).
1 and 10 - NE 39 11:05 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 5 yards (24-K. Arrington).
2 and 5 - NE 34 10:27 35-M. Tolbert rush for -3 yards (51-J. Mayo), FUMBLES (51-J. Mayo), RECOVERED by 50-R. Ninkovich returned for no gain.
4Q 10:21 New England
1 and 10 - NE 39 10:20 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for -1 yard (51-T. Spikes, 99-T. LaBoy).
2 and 11 - NE 38 9:47 12-T. Brady pass to 84-D. Branch for 33 yards, forced out of bounds (23-Q. Jammer).
1 and 10 - SD 29 9:27 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 12 yards (32-E. Weddle).
1 and 10 - SD 17 8:44 12-T. Brady pass to 82-D. Gronkowski for 17 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Rush by 39-D. Woodhead, 2pt conversion SUCCEEDS.
SD 14    NE 28    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:41
4Q 8:40 San Diego
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 72 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - SD 20 8:40 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 6 yards (25-P. Chung).
2 and 4 - SD 26 8:07 17-P. Rivers pass to 35-M. Tolbert for 5 yards (51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - SD 31 7:37 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 13-B. Walters.
2 and 10 - SD 31 7:31 17-P. Rivers pass incomplete to 83-V. Jackson.
3 and 10 - SD 31 7:25 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 14 yards (51-J. Mayo).
1 and 10 - SD 45 6:51 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 18 yards (32-D. McCourty).
1 and 10 - NE 37 6:19 17-P. Rivers rush for 10 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - NE 26 5:47 17-P. Rivers pass to 83-V. Jackson for 26 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
9-N. Novak extra point is GOOD.
SD 21    NE 28    Plays: 8    Possession: 3:00
4Q 5:40 New England
SD 35 9-N. Novak kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - NE 20 5:40 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards (71-A. Garay).
2 and 7 - NE 23 4:58 12-T. Brady, 12-T. Brady pass to 83-W. Welker for 13 yards (32-E. Weddle). PENALTY on San Diego, Defensive Holding (declined).
1 and 10 - NE 36 4:51 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 5 yards (92-V. Martin).
2 and 5 - NE 41 4:07 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 4 yards (56-D. Butler, 31-B. Sanders).
3 and 1 - NE 45 3:22 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 2 yards (56-D. Butler, 99-T. LaBoy).
1 and 10 - NE 47 2:37 12-T. Brady pass incomplete to 83-W. Welker.
2 and 10 - NE 47 2:34 12-T. Brady pass to 82-D. Gronkowski for 29 yards (32-E. Weddle).
San Diego timeout at 2:19
1 and 10 - SD 24 2:19 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 3 yards (56-D. Butler).
Two minute warning
2 and 7 - SD 21 2:00 PENALTY on San Diego, Neutral Zone Infraction (enforced, 5 yards) - No play.
2 and 2 - SD 16 2:00 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 16 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
3-S. Gostkowski extra point is GOOD.
SD 21    NE 35    Plays: 9    Possession: 3:46
4Q 1:54 San Diego
NE 35 3-S. Gostkowski kicks 64 yards, 15-R. Goodman returns for 12 yards (58-T. White).
1 and 10 - SD 13 1:49 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 11 yards (24-K. Arrington).
New England timeout at 1:42
1 and 10 - SD 24 1:42 17-P. Rivers pass to 24-R. Mathews for 14 yards (25-P. Chung).
1 and 10 - SD 38 1:09 17-P. Rivers, sacked for -6 yards (95-M. Anderson), FUMBLES (95-M. Anderson), RECOVERED by 74-K. Love returned for no gain (68-K. Dielman).
4Q 1:02 New England
1 and 10 - SD 32 1:02 42-B. Green-Ellis rush for 2 yards (71-A. Garay, 92-V. Martin).
2 and 8 - SD 30 0:17 12-T. Brady kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME

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