With a Buffalo Bills win over the New York Jets yesterday, the Patriots now stand alone on top of the AFC East Division with a 4-2 record. Their last victory came on a snowy afternoon in Foxboro against the Tennessee Titans. There were two unexpected occurrences Sunday at Gillette Stadium. For one it looked like January in October. Secondly, the Patriots won by a total of 59 points.
Tom Brady made history on week six of 2009 regular season play, throwing for six touchdown passes (five in the second quarter alone) and 380 yards from his 29 completions. “Every week we’re learning something more about ourselves and what we can do,” said Brady. “There’s no doubt a game like this can give you a lot of confidence.” Brady wasn’t the only one with a break through game with Wes Welker and Randy Moss combining for five touchdown receptions. RB Laurence Maroney finally proved himself a threat with 123 yards and a TD from his 16 game carries.
The Titans will have a lot to work on during their bye week before they match up with the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 1st. “I’m disappointed and embarrassed,” said Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher. “Fortunately for me, career-wise, I have never been through anything like this before and, unfortunately, it happened tonight. I can assure you one thing, it’s not going to happen again.”