FOXBORO — The Patriots remained unbeaten, winning their seventh straight to open the season with a 36-7 victory over the Dolphins Thursday night at Gillette Stadium.

FOXBORO — During the halftime ceremony honoring Willie McGinest for being inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame, owner Robert Kraft took a shot at the Colts.

FOXBORO — Three quarters are down here at Gillette Stadium, and the Patriots now hold a 22-7 lead. Tom Brady is 21-for-32 for 280 yards with two touchdowns and no picks.

FOXBORO — Patriots president Jonathan Kraft has always kept close tabs on every aspect of the organization, especially the financial details.

FOXBORO — The following players are inactive for Thursday night’s game against the Dolphins: defensive lineman Jabaal Sheard, offensive lineman Marcus Cannon, wide receiver Keshawn Martin, safety Tavon Wilson, offensive lineman Shaq Mason, safety Dewey McDonald and defensive lineman Trey Flowers.

FOXBORO — There’ll be a wind of change in the air at Gillette Stadium as the Patriots look for just their second 7-0 start in franchise history at Gillette Stadium.

It appears Patriots running back Dion Lewis will miss just one game with his abdomen injury.

According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Lewis will play Thursday night against the Dolphins after he missed last Sunday’s game against the Jets. In his last game, Oct. 18 against the Colts, he had just seven total touches, including only four rushes for 21 yards.

FOXBORO — Jabaal Sheard and Marcus Cannon will be on the shelf for a second straight game when the Patriots take on the Dolphins Thursday night at Gillette Stadium.

FOXBORO — It wasn’t exactly intense this week at Gillette Stadium.

NBC NFL analyst Rodney Harrison joined WEEI’s midday show on Wednesday to discuss the Patriots as they prepare for Thursday’s game against the red-hot Dolphins.