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Despite a few mistakes in the first half, the Patriots capped off another dominating win against a division opponent with a 38-7 win over the Bills.
Finals numbers for Brady are 22-28, 291 yards and four TDs, including a pretty 47-yard hitch and go to Randy Moss for Moss’ second TD of the game. Maroney rushed for 103 yards, his first time this season hitting the century mark.
After allowing an early first half TD, the Patriots defense completely clamped down on rookie Trent Edwards, allowing just 13 first downs and 193 total yards in the win.
After three games, the Patriots have now scored 38 points in each game and outscored their opponents a total of 106-35. Up next week is a trip to Cincinnati.