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National Football League
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Denver 38, Detroit 10
When: 4:05 PM ET, Sunday, December 12, 2021
Where: Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
Temperature: 61°
Head Official: John Hussey
Attendance: 76211
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Detroit 0100010
Denver 14314738
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Denver
DET 35 3-J. Fox kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DEN 25 15:00 PENALTY on Denver, Delay of Game (declined).
1 and 10 - DEN 25 15:00 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 11-D. Spencer.
2 and 10 - DEN 25 14:53 25-M. Gordon III rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 36 14:23 25-M. Gordon III rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - DEN 41 13:44 25-M. Gordon III rush for 3 yards.
3 and 2 - DEN 44 13:05 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 81-T. Patrick for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 43 12:39 33-J. Williams rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - DET 42 11:53 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 10-J. Jeudy.
3 and 9 - DET 42 11:50 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 14-C. Sutton. PENALTY on Detroit, Defensive Pass Interference, 14 yards, enforced at DET 42 - No play.
1 and 10 - DET 28 11:45 25-M. Gordon III rush for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 15 11:06 25-M. Gordon III rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - DET 6 10:33 25-M. Gordon III rush for 1 yard.
1 and 5 - DET 5 9:51 33-J. Williams rush for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
8-B. McManus extra point is GOOD.
DET 0    DEN 7    Plays: 12    Possession: 5:14
1Q 9:46 Detroit
DEN 35 8-B. McManus kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DET 25 9:46 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 14-A. St. Brown.
2 and 10 - DET 25 9:41 46-C. Reynolds rush for 5 yards.
3 and 5 - DET 30 8:57 16-J. Goff, sacked for 8 yards (93-D. Jones).
4 and 13 - DET 22 8:22 3-J. Fox punts 54 yards, 11-D. Spencer returns for 2 yards.
1Q 8:09 Denver
1 and 10 - DEN 26 8:09 33-J. Williams rush for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 4 - DEN 32 7:37 33-J. Williams rush for 3 yards.
3 and 1 - DEN 35 6:56 33-J. Williams rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 38 6:14 33-J. Williams rush for 4 yards.
2 and 1 - DEN 47 5:36 33-J. Williams rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 49 4:50 25-M. Gordon III rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - DET 48 4:07 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 87-N. Fant for 32 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DET 16 3:32 25-M. Gordon III rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DET 13 2:52 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 81-T. Patrick for 8 yards.
1 and 5 - DET 5 2:13 25-M. Gordon III rush for 2 yards.
2 and 3 - DET 3 1:35 25-M. Gordon III rush for 2 yards.
3 and 1 - DET 1 0:57 25-M. Gordon III rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
8-B. McManus extra point is GOOD.
DET 0    DEN 14    Plays: 12    Possession: 7:16
1Q 0:53 Detroit
DEN 35 8-B. McManus kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DET 25 0:53 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - DET 26 0:11 46-C. Reynolds rush for 1 yard.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Detroit continued...
3 and 8 - DET 27 15:00 16-J. Goff rush for 13 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Denver, Defensive Offside (declined).
1 and 10 - DET 40 14:29 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 13 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Denver, Defensive Offside (declined).
1 and 10 - DEN 47 14:09 46-C. Reynolds rush for 35 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 12 13:20 46-C. Reynolds rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - DEN 7 12:38 16-J. Goff pass to 11-K. Raymond for 7 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
6-R. Patterson extra point is GOOD. PENALTY on Detroit, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at DEN 15 - No play.
6-R. Patterson extra point is GOOD.
DET 7    DEN 14    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:22
2Q 12:31 Denver
DET 35 3-J. Fox kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DEN 25 12:31 33-J. Williams rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DEN 28 12:00 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 81-T. Patrick.
3 and 7 - DEN 28 11:56 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 81-T. Patrick.
4 and 7 - DEN 28 11:51 6-S. Martin punts 47 yards, fair catch by 11-K. Raymond.
2Q 11:44 Detroit
1 and 10 - DET 25 11:44 16-J. Goff pass to 85-T. Kennedy for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - DET 32 11:03 46-C. Reynolds rush for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 41 10:26 46-C. Reynolds rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - DET 44 9:51 16-J. Goff pass to 89-B. Wright for 2 yards.
3 and 5 - DET 46 9:06 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 4 yards, forced out of bounds.
4 and 1 - 50 8:53 16-J. Goff pass to 11-K. Raymond for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DEN 41 8:10 16-J. Goff pass to 8-J. Reynolds for 19 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DEN 22 7:28 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - DEN 18 6:46 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 14-A. St. Brown.
3 and 6 - DEN 18 6:43 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 84-S. Zylstra.
4 and 6 - DEN 18 6:39 6-R. Patterson 36 yard field goal is GOOD.
DET 10    DEN 14    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:05
2Q 6:34 Denver
DET 35 3-J. Fox kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DEN 25 6:34 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 14-C. Sutton for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - DEN 34 5:53 25-M. Gordon III rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 37 5:04 5-T. Bridgewater, sacked for 5 yards (54-A. McNeill).
2 and 15 - DEN 32 4:26 25-M. Gordon III rush for -1 yard.
3 and 16 - DEN 31 3:45 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 85-A. Okwuegbunam for 8 yards.
4 and 8 - DEN 39 3:11 6-S. Martin punts 41 yards, fair catch by 11-K. Raymond.
2Q 3:03 Detroit
1 and 10 - DET 20 3:03 46-C. Reynolds rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - DET 22 2:30 16-J. Goff pass to 11-K. Raymond for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
Two minute warning
3 and 1 - DET 29 2:00 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 32 1:33 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 5 - DET 37 1:27 16-J. Goff pass incomplete.
3 and 5 - DET 37 1:20 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 14-A. St. Brown.
4 and 5 - DET 37 1:16 3-J. Fox punts 52 yards, 11-D. Spencer returns for 11 yards.
2Q 1:05 Denver
1 and 10 - DEN 22 1:05 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 10-J. Jeudy for 6 yards.
Denver timeout at 0:59
2 and 4 - DEN 28 0:59 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 87-N. Fant for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DEN 35 0:55 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 87-N. Fant for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - DEN 42 0:36 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 14-C. Sutton.
3 and 3 - DEN 42 0:30 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 10-J. Jeudy for 4 yards.
Denver timeout at 0:26
1 and 10 - DEN 46 0:26 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 81-T. Patrick.
2 and 10 - DEN 46 0:19 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 85-A. Okwuegbunam for 8 yards.
Denver timeout at 0:12
3 and 2 - DET 46 0:12 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 10-J. Jeudy for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 39 0:03 5-T. Bridgewater, spikes Ball. PENALTY on Detroit, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced at DET 39 - No play.
1 and 5 - DET 34 0:02 8-B. McManus 52 yard field goal is GOOD.
END QUARTER 2
DET 10    DEN 17    Plays: 9    Possession: 1:03
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 Detroit
DEN 35 8-B. McManus kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DET 25 15:00 46-C. Reynolds rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - DET 30 14:19 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 4 yards, fumble by 35-G. Igwebuike (forced fumble by 41-K. Young), RECOVERED by 53-J. Cooper returned for no gain.
3Q 14:11 Denver
1 and 10 - DET 36 14:11 25-M. Gordon III rush for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - DET 30 13:34 25-M. Gordon III rush for 16 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DET 14 12:53 25-M. Gordon III rush for 5 yards. PENALTY on Denver, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at DEN 14 - No play.
1 and 20 - DET 24 12:28 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 10-J. Jeudy for 9 yards.
2 and 11 - DET 15 11:50 33-J. Williams rush for 5 yards.
3 and 6 - DET 10 11:09 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 33-J. Williams for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
8-B. McManus extra point is GOOD.
DET 10    DEN 24    Plays: 5    Possession: 3:08
3Q 11:03 Detroit
DEN 35 8-B. McManus kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DET 25 11:03 16-J. Goff, sacked for 9 yards (93-D. Jones).
2 and 19 - DET 16 10:21 35-G. Igwebuike rush for -3 yards.
3 and 22 - DET 13 9:40 16-J. Goff pass to 8-J. Reynolds for 20 yards.
4 and 2 - DET 33 8:51 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 84-S. Zylstra.
3Q 8:47 Denver
1 and 10 - DET 33 8:47 33-J. Williams rush for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 5 - DET 28 8:05 33-J. Williams rush for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 23 7:19 33-J. Williams rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - DET 14 6:38 25-M. Gordon III rush for 14 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
8-B. McManus extra point is GOOD.
DET 10    DEN 31    Plays: 4    Possession: 2:13
3Q 6:34 Detroit
DEN 35 8-B. McManus kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DET 25 6:34 16-J. Goff pass to 89-B. Wright for 11 yards. Denver challenged the ruling, and the play was UPHELD.
Denver timeout at 5:56
1 and 10 - DET 36 5:56 46-C. Reynolds rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - DET 43 5:35 16-J. Goff pass to 68-T. Decker for -2 yards.
3 and 5 - DET 41 4:54 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 3 yards.
4 and 2 - DET 44 4:14 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 48 3:32 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - DEN 43 2:48 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 84-S. Zylstra.
3 and 1 - DEN 43 2:42 46-C. Reynolds rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 40 2:05 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 11-K. Raymond.
2 and 10 - DEN 40 1:58 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 1 - DEN 31 1:23 45-J. Cabinda rush for 3 yards. PENALTY on Detroit, Offensive Holding, 9 yards, enforced at DEN 31 - No play.
3 and 10 - DEN 40 0:44 PENALTY on Detroit, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at DEN 40 - No play.
3 and 15 - DEN 45 0:24 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 11 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Detroit continued...
4 and 4 - DEN 34 15:00 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 19 yards, ran out of bounds. PENALTY on Denver, Unnecessary Roughness, 8 yards, enforced at DEN 15.
1 and 7 - DEN 7 14:33 35-G. Igwebuike rush for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 1 - DEN 1 14:09 16-J. Goff rush for -3 yards.
3 and 4 - DEN 4 13:24 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 89-B. Wright.
4 and 4 - DEN 4 13:17 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 84-S. Zylstra.
4Q 13:13 Denver
1 and 10 - DEN 5 13:13 25-M. Gordon III rush for -1 yard.
2 and 11 - DEN 4 12:33 25-M. Gordon III rush for 1 yard.
3 and 10 - DEN 5 11:46 5-T. Bridgewater pass incomplete to 33-J. Williams.
4 and 10 - DEN 5 11:39 6-S. Martin punts 42 yards, 11-K. Raymond returns for -4 yards.
4Q 11:28 Detroit
1 and 10 - DET 49 11:28 16-J. Goff pass to 8-J. Reynolds for 13 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DEN 38 10:51 16-J. Goff pass to 84-S. Zylstra for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - DEN 34 10:10 46-C. Reynolds rush for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 26 9:38 16-J. Goff pass to 14-A. St. Brown for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - DEN 20 9:04 16-J. Goff pass intended for 89-B. Wright, INTERCEPTED by 31-J. Simmons at DEN 12, returned for no gain.
4Q 8:59 Denver
1 and 10 - DEN 12 8:59 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 85-A. Okwuegbunam for 16 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DEN 28 8:17 33-J. Williams rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - DEN 29 7:29 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 87-N. Fant for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 4 - DEN 34 6:42 33-J. Williams rush for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 40 5:56 33-J. Williams rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - DEN 48 5:05 25-M. Gordon III rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 49 4:18 25-M. Gordon III rush for 4 yards.
Detroit timeout at 4:14
2 and 6 - DET 45 4:14 25-M. Gordon III rush for -1 yard.
Detroit timeout at 4:09
3 and 7 - DET 46 4:09 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 85-A. Okwuegbunam for 5 yards, forced out of bounds. PENALTY on Denver, Offensive Holding (declined).
4 and 2 - DET 41 4:03 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 10-J. Jeudy for 21 yards.
Detroit timeout at 3:51
1 and 10 - DET 20 3:51 25-M. Gordon III rush for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - DET 10 3:03 25-M. Gordon III rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - DET 5 2:17 25-M. Gordon III rush for 1 yard.
Two minute warning
3 and 4 - DET 4 2:00 5-T. Bridgewater pass to 85-A. Okwuegbunam for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
8-B. McManus extra point is GOOD. PENALTY on Detroit, Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards, enforced between downs.
DET 10    DEN 38    Plays: 14    Possession: 7:08
4Q 1:51 Detroit
50 8-B. McManus kicks 50 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - DET 25 1:51 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 8-J. Reynolds.
2 and 10 - DET 25 1:46 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 8-J. Reynolds.
3 and 10 - DET 25 1:41 16-J. Goff pass to 46-C. Reynolds for 14 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - DET 39 1:34 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 18-K. Hodge.
2 and 10 - DET 39 1:28 16-J. Goff pass to 11-K. Raymond for 8 yards.
3 and 2 - DET 47 1:06 16-J. Goff pass to 84-S. Zylstra for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - DEN 39 0:45 16-J. Goff pass to 89-B. Wright for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - DEN 32 0:24 16-J. Goff pass to 46-C. Reynolds for 2 yards.
3 and 1 - DEN 30 0:02 16-J. Goff pass incomplete to 14-A. St. Brown.
END OF GAME
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