Speaking after the Patriots' 25-24, come-from-behind win over the Buffalo Bills, Monday night at Gillette Stadium, Tom Brady talked about throwing the game-winning touchdown pass to Benjamin Watson, saying it was the same play used on the combination's TD pass and catch a few minutes earlier. "I told him it was the best catch I've ever seen him make," Brady said. The Patriots QB also admitted the game showed that his team has a lot of work to do, saying, "We didn't play very well in the first half. We missed some really good opportunities." Also saying, "We've all got to improve. We've got to make better plays." Brady will appear on the Dennis and Callahan Show Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. on WEEI 850. For all the post-game reaction see the 'It Is What It Is Blog'.
Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown passes to Ben Watson in the final 2:06 to lead a near-miraculous comeback win over the Bills in the season opener, 25-24. Trailing 24-13 with under six minutes remaining, the Patriots scored two touchdowns in the final 2:06 as they came from behind to beat the Bills. Patriots kicker Steve Gostkowski recovered Leodis McKelvin's second kickoff fumble of the fourth quarter at the Bills' 31 to set up the 16-yard winning TD pass to Ben Watson. Brady finished 39-of-53 for 378 yards. For more, visit the football blog It Is What It Is.
The Patriots have just announced that linebacker Jerod Mayo has a knee injury, and his return is questionable. Mayo went down late in the first quarter of tonight's game against Buffalo, and it appeared the New England support staff was working on his right knee. He walked off the field under his own power, but was helped to the locker room soon after and has not returned to the sidelines. For more Patriots' updates, check out our football blog, "It Is What It Is."
FOXBOROUGH - The Patriots announced their inactives for the Monday night opener against the Bills. They are: OL Dan Connolly, WR Julian Edelman, RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, OL Rich Ohrnberger, DL Myron Pryor, OG Kendall Simmons, WR Matthew Slater and DB Terrence Wheatley. For the Bills, the third quarterback will be Gilbran Hamdan, while the inactives are WR Steve Johnson, DB Ellis Lankster, CB Drayton Florence, LB Ashlee Palmer, T Kirk Chambers, TE Derek Fine and DE Chris Ellis. For more before, during and after the game, visit the football blog It Is What It Is.
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