Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • TB 323
    • 358 NE
  • Turnovers

    • TB 1
    • 1 NE
  • Possession

    TB NE
    33:01 26:59
  • 1st Downs

    • TB 18
    • 21 NE

Game Information

Gillette Stadium
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Coverage: FOX
  • Foxboro, MA 02035
  • Line: NE -7.0
Attendance: 68,756
100%
Capacity: 68,756
Referees: Jeff Triplette
9/23/2013 Associated Press

Brady, rookie WRs click as Pats crush Bucs

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Kenbrell Thompkins, finally getting in sync with his rookie receivers and leading the New England Patriots to a 23-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234T
Buccaneers30003
Patriots0173323
first QuarterTBNE
FG
1:50
Rian Lindell 30 Yard Field Goal is Good
13 plays, 71 yards, 6:01
30
second QuarterTBNE
TD
7:37
Kenbrell Thompkins 16 Yard Pass From Tom Brady
11 plays, 66 yards, 5:13
37
XP
7:31
Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good
11 plays, 66 yards, 5:13
37
TD
0:52
Kenbrell Thompkins 5 Yard Pass From Tom Brady
10 plays, 63 yards, 3:33
313
XP
0:47
Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good
10 plays, 63 yards, 3:33
314
FG
0:03
Stephen Gostkowski 53 Yard Field Goal is Good
3 plays, 8 yards, 0:11
317
third QuarterTBNE
FG
3:43
Stephen Gostkowski 46 Yard Field Goal is Good
8 plays, 36 yards, 4:15
320
fourth QuarterTBNE
FG
8:23
Stephen Gostkowski 33 Yard Field Goal is Good
10 plays, 51 yards, 4:44
323

Research Notes

  • Patriots' rushers gained 104 yards before contact on Sunday. New England's 3.5 yards before contact per rush is the team's fifth-highest single-game average since the start of 2011. Entering Sunday, the Bucs were the only team since the start of 2012 to allow fewer than 2.0 yards before contact per rush.

  • Tom Brady has thrown a TD pass in 51 straight games, 3 shy of the NFL record:

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