By: Ian Logue
The Patriots just announced that Patriots QB Tom Brady, Steelers LB James Harrison, and Broncos Kick returner, and WR Eddie Royal were all named AFC Players of the Month for October.
Here is more information from the release:
Brady led the Patriots to a 3-1 record in October and completed 92 of 131 passes (70.2 percent) for 1,161 yards with 12 touchdowns versus two interceptions and a 121.7 passer rating.
He also led the NFL with 12 touchdown passes in October and ranks first in the AFC and second in the NFL with a 121.7 passer rating for the month (AARON RODGERS, 123.9).
In Week 6 against Tennessee (10/18), Brady set an NFL record with five touchdowns in a quarter while earning AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors.
In Week 7 against Tampa Bay (10/25), he completed 23 of 32 passes (71.9 percent) for 308 yards to register his 26th 300-yard game, tying DREW BLEDSOE for the most 300-yard games in franchise history.
Since 2006, Brady has a 12-1 (.923) record in October and has 42 touchdowns versus five interceptions and a 121.0 passer rating.
In his 10th season from Michigan, this is Brady’s third career Player of the Month Award. Brady last won the award in October of 2007.