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Denver Broncos

Broncos beat Patriots 30-24 on Anderson's OT run

Filling in for Peyton Manning. Facing Tom Brady — and a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter.

None of it bothered Brock Osweiler.

The 25-year-old quarterback making his first career start in Denver felt right at home in the snow globe that was Sports Authority Field on Sunday night, where the Broncos handed the New England Patriots their first loss, 30-24 in overtime.

It all reminded him of his youth in Kalispell, Montana, where misfires in the backyard ended up in snowbanks "and you'd have to dust off all the snow," Osweiler said. "Fortunately, when you play in the NFL, there are guys on the sideline that dust off all the snow.