Role reversal for Brady, Patriots

Orton, Broncos cash in on opportunities

Updated: October 13, 2009, 2:59 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

DENVER -- It was a game that had all the Tom Brady hallmarks: a game-winning drive in overtime, accurate, clutch passing, clock-eating scoring marches, and a quarterback, exuding confidence, telling jokes in the huddle to keep his team loose.

Only it wasn't the Patriots quarterback delivering the punch lines. Surprisingly, it was Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton.

Trips to Denver haven't left Brady feeling a Rocky Mountain high over his career, and this one, which ended with a 20-17 overtime ...

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