The first quarter was overshadowed by Brady eclipsing Drew Brees’ NFL record the most passing yards all-time but once the dust cleared, Jones put the Patriots ahead with an 11-yard touchdown pass to tight end Hunter Henry. The Patriots led 7-3 と 8:28 前半残り.
Jones finished the half 15-for-20 with 130 通過ヤード, タッチダウンとインターセプト. Kendrick Bourne had five catches for 58 ヤード, which led the Patriots. New England had -6 rushing yards in the first half.
Brady had a tough time dealing with the wet weather and appeared to be a little overzealous with some of his passes. A lot of his throws were sailing over the heads of his receivers.
In the first quarter, Brady connected with wide receiver Mike Evans on a 28-yard gain to pass Brees. Brady entered the game 68 yards shy of the record.
The Patriots’ Twitter account acknowledged Brady’s accomplishment.
“It’s only fitting it happened at @GilletteStadium,” ツイートを読んだ. “Congratulations on another NFL record, @TomBrady.”
Tampa Bay got on the board first with a Ryan Succop field goal, but the kicker had a chance to tack three more points on but missed. He would hit a 44-yarder before halftime.
Brady finished the half 15-for-27 with 182 通過ヤード. Leonard Fournette 持っていました 44 yards on seven carries. Chris Godwin had three catches for 55 ヤードと Mike Evans had five catches for 55 ヤード. Both were leading the team.
The Patriots are looking to go 2-2 on the season while the Bucs are trying to go 3-1.
The matchup on Sunday night between the Bucs and Patriots marked Brady’s return to New England after leaving for Tampa Bay last offseason. The future Hall of Fame quarterback spent 20 years in New England and won six Super Bowls with the franchise.
If the Buccaneers win the game, Brady will join Brees, Brett Favre, and Peyton Manning as the only quarterbacks to defeat all 32 NFL teams.
フォックス・ニュース’ Dan Canova contributed to this report.