New England Patriots
Tom Brady fired a pass for a 20-yard gain on the very first play.
Rumors of the demise of the New England Patriots were greatly exaggerated.
Tom Brady and the Patriots routed the Bengals and quieted the doubters.
Tom Brady rebounded from the second worst loss of his career by throwing for two touchdowns and becoming the sixth quarterback to pass for 50,000 yards as the New England Patriots routed the NFL’s last unbeaten team with a 43-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night.
For the first time this season, New England tight end Rob Gronkowski’s practice time is not being limited.
The masses and pundits are lunging over each other to put the postmortems on the Brady/Belichick dynasty, with the death blow delivered by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night.
The future is looking grim as the Patriots seek to recover from a 2-2 start.
In New England’s previous home game the Patriots barely defeated a bad Oakland team, so the prospect of playing an excellent Cincinnati team is a scary one.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says the 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs is horrible but he still has faith the team will turn its season around.
Against the Chiefs, the Patriots looked like a team that may struggle to reach the AFC Playoffs this season.