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Deliverance is upon us

Both the Pats and Broncos have been getting it done of late, but one must fall in the end

Updated: December 17, 2011, 9:46 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

DENVER -- The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos have different styles of play, but they share one common thread that is crucial for any football team.

In the critical moments, both have shown a knack for delivering. Now they're on a collision course for Sunday (4:15 p.m. ET) in a highly anticipated AFC clash.

The Broncos like to run it; the Patriots prefer the pass.

Denver attacks in hopes of forcing the issue on defense; the Patriots bend but don't break.

It ...

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