New England Patriots at Denver Broncos 18 to 20

Sunday, January 24, 2016, Conference Championship

The Patriots faced the Broncos in Denver during the NFL conference championship in the playoffs. The Patriots defeated Kansas City Chiefs the previous week, while the Broncos defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Broncos won 20-18 to advance to Super Bowl L to face the Carolina Panthers. The Patriots finished their season 12-4-0 in the regular season, 1-1 in the playoffs.


New England Patriots offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
336 292 44 2 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Bill Belichick Offensive Coordinator: Josh McDaniels Defensive Coordinator: Matt Patricia Quarterbacks Coach: Josh McDaniels Wide Receivers Coach: Chad O'Shea Offensive Line Coach: Dave DeGuglielmo Running Backs Coach: Ivan Fears Tight Ends Coach: Moses Cabrera, Brian Daboll Linebackers Coach: Patrick Graham Safeties Coach: Brian Flores Cornerbacks Coach: Josh Boyer Defensive Assistant Coach: Brendan Daly Special Teams Coach: Joe Judge Special Teams Assistant Coach: Ray Ventrone Coaching Assistant: Steve Belichick, Jerry Schuplinski, Nick Caley Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Harold Nash Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Moses Cabrera Owner: Robert Kraft Director of College Scouting: Monti Ossenfort Director of Football Research: Ernie Adams Director of Player Personnel: Nick Caserio Assistant Director of Pro Personnel: Dave Ziegler Scout: Frank Ross Football Operations Intern: Mike Pellegrino


Denver Broncos offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
244 145 99 1 12

Coaches

Head Coach: Gary Kubiak Offensive Coordinator: Rick Dennison Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Special Teams Coordinator: Joe DeCamillis Passing Game Coordinator: Greg Knapp Quarterbacks Coach: Greg Knapp, Brian Callahan Wide Receivers Coach: Tyke Tolbert Offensive Line Coach: Clancy Barone Running Backs Coach: Eric Studesville Tight Ends Coach: Brian Pariani Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Marc Lubick Assistant Offensive Line Coach: James Cregg Offensive Assistant Coach: Brian Callahan Defensive Line Coach: Bill Kollar Linebackers Coach: Reggie Herring Outside Linebackers Coach: Fred Pagac Defensive Backs Coach: Joe Woods Assistant Secondary Coach: Samson Brown Defensive Assistant Coach: Chris Beake Assistant Special Teams Coach: Tony Coaxum Coaching Assistant: Chris Gould, Phil Rauscher Strength and Conditioning Coach: Luke Richesson Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mike Eubanks, Anthony Lomando, Dennis Love Southwest Regional Scout: Lenny McGill General Manager: John Elway Executive Vice President of Football Operations: John Elway National Scout: John Spytek Player Personnel Assistant: Klein Kubiak Coaching Intern: Thad Bogardus