1:00 PM ET, September 7, 2008
Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady screamed. The fans went quiet.The seemingly indestructible star of the New England Patriots lay on the ground, clutching his left knee. The NFL's reigning MVP and three-time Super Bowl champion was done for the day -- at least.
If Tom Brady can't start in Week 2 against the Jets, the third-longest active starting streak among NFL quarterbacks will end.
|Brett Favre, Packers/Jets||1992-07||253|
|Peyton Manning, Colts||1998-2007||160|
|Tom Brady, Patriots||2001-07||110|
A new banner hung from under the third deck marking their 16-0 regular-season record last year. ... Croyle, now 0-7 as a starter, went 11-for-19 for 88 yards. ... The Patriots improved their NFL best regular-season winning streak to 20 games.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.6||5.7|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||11:45||Randy Moss 10 Yd Pass From Matt Cassel (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)||0||7|
|FG||00:17||Nick Novak 40 Yd||3||7|
|TD||03:01||Sammy Morris 5 Yd Run (Stephen Gostkowski Kick)||3||14|
|TD||13:06||Dwayne Bowe 13 Yd Pass From Damon Huard (Nick Novak Kick)||10||14|
|FG||02:26||Stephen Gostkowski 37 Yd||10||17|