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In a snowy, windy game the Patriots put on one of the most remarkable performances in NFL history, scoring 35 second quarter points on the way to a historic 59-0 win over Tennessee. Tom Brady set a modern NFL record by throwing five TD passes in the second quarter alone. His final line was 29-34, 380 yards and six touchdowns. It doesn’t get much better than that.
After Sammy Morris left the game injured, Laurence Maroney took over and ran effectively, scoring the Patriots first points of the game on a 45-yard TD run. After a field goal, Brady threw touchdowns to Randy Moss (40 yards), Moss again (28 yards), Kevin Faulk (38 yards), Wes Welker (34 yards) and Welker again (five yards). The winless Titans were completely inept as they finished with -7 yards passing and pretty much gave up in the first half.
We’ll have more reaction from the game coming up. The 4-2 Patriots are looking pretty good heading into their London showdown with the 0-6 Buccaneers next week.