At long last the 2019 New England season opener arrived at Gillette Stadium on Sunday night.
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In the first quarter, Josh Gordon hauled in a 20 yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady for the first points of the season.
7-0 NE after one quarter of play.
In the second quarter a Stephen Gostkowski 25 yard Field Goal and a Phillip Dorsett 25 yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady gave the Patriots early separation from Pittsburgh. 17-0 New England.
A Stephen Gostkowski 41 yard field goal gave the Patriots a dominating 20-0 lead into halftime.
In the third quarter a Chris Boswell 19 yard field goal put Pittsburgh on the board, but that would be all they’d get on this night. 20-3 New England.
Phillip Dorsett found the end zone for a second time following a 58 yard bomb from Tom Brady that carved up the Steeler secondary. 27-3 New England.
A Stephen Gostkowski 35 yard field goal put the Patriots up 27 after three. 30-3 New England.
Things only continued to get worse for the Steelers in the fourth quarter.
Another Stephen Gostkowski field goal extended the lead to 30 at 33-3.
With the game winding down Devin McCourty iced a dominating win with an interception.
The Patriots would walk away with another dominating win over the Steelers in Foxborough with a 33-3 final score.
The team will head to Miami to play the Dolphins next Sunday at 1:05 EST.