He started the first drive of the game by going 9-9 and throwing a touchdown pass to Cordarrelle Patterson. His only incompletion of his first 13 was a drop
It was both the 500th of Brady’s career making him just the 3rd player to do so, Gordon’s TD reception made him the 71st player to catch a TD from Brady
Andrew Luck be targeting Eric Ebron heavily tonight. Chung will no doubt see a lot of action against Ebron and it should be an intriguing matchup to watch.
White is the X-Factor in the offense, as with his full complement of receivers this week, Brady may be able to find mismatches for his talented RB
After an off-season where many in the media predicted the Colts would play in (if not win) the Super Bowl, Indy has underachieved dramatically. The Colts have lost three games that they were favored to win and enter this game on a two-game losing streak.
The Patriots capitalizing on two miscues from the Colts special team units, rolled to their seventh straight victory over Indy 34-27, improving to 5-0
Aside from the highly anticipated annihilation of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, there are several quality matchups which should be very competitive during the afternoon preliminaries. In the early afternoon Arizona travels to Pittsburgh looking to avoid a second loss after winning their first four games; that will not be an easy task at Heinz Field against a Steeler offense that boasts of Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell. 5-0 Cincinnati at Buffalo is a another compelling early game, and Denver – with their inconsistency on offense – may not have as easy a game as had been previously thought when they travel to Cleveland. There are also two good late afternoon games: San Diego at Green Bay, and Carolina at Seattle.
In the New England area CBS will broadcast the Bengals-Bills game early, followed by the Chargers-Packers at 4:25 pm; Washington at the Jets will be the single game on FOX early.
Patriots broadcaster Bob Socci previews the upcoming matchup with the Indianapolis Colts
The Patriots offense in the last four meetings with Indianapolis has put up 59, 43, 42 and 45 points for an average of 42 points per game. Advantage NE
The Patriots next opponent the Colts are off to a slow start and will be looking to end a string of recent blowout defeats against New England.
Facing a Rex Ryan defense is always a daunting challenge and going to Buffalo this week will be no exception. Here’s how Ryan may try to stop the NE offense
Within hours the betting line has dropped, with this game now listed as a pick’em in many venues. Also, links to several early views on Sunday’s game against the Bills – local, national, and from western New York.
|Boston Sports Journal - Oct 24th, 2020|