The New England Patriots moved to 4-1 on the season after defeating the Cleveland Browns 33-13 in Tom Brady’s post-suspension season debut Sunday.
Here are 5 things to know in the wake of Brady’s debut:
Tight end Martellus Bennett suffered a right ankle injury during the Patriots’ opening scoring drive in Cleveland. Find out which specific superhero Bennett channeled as he returned to catch all 3 of Brady’s touchdown passes.
Brady put on an aerial display during his debut. His 406 yards made for a historic day.
A member of the Patriots secondary’s actions quickly disqualified himself on Sunday. Why exactly Cyrus Jones was ejected?
Five years later, New England appears to have regained its dynamic two tight end form from 2011.
Even after the Denver Broncos’ loss, New England and Denver appear, once again, on a collision course for the AFC Championship.
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Chris Hogan showed on Sunday he’s a capable deep threat for the Patriots. The Providence Journal’s Mark Daniels puts Hogan’s early season performance in perspective.
Tom Brady didn’t look rusty Sunday: WEEI’s Mike Petraglia discusses the quarterback’s humility following the performance and his mentality moving forward.
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