Quick take: Another career day for Brady

It was over when ...
The Patriots followed a 4-yard touchdown run by Dolphins quarterback Cleo Lemon that brought Miami within 14-7 in second quarter with a 77-yard kickoff return by second-year cornerback Willie Andrews. The Patriots led 21-7 and never looked back.

Game balls
We'd like to spread these game balls around the way Tom Brady does passes, but this week it has to go to Brady once again. The Patriots QB threw for 354 yards and a career-high six TDs, including 281 yards and five TDs in the first half. He was not without help though, as Randy Moss plucked two jump balls out of the air while being double-teamed in the end zone.

Key stat
The Patriots went 3-for-3 in the red zone and did not kick a single field goal.

Noteworthy
The Patriots improved to 7-0 for the first time in franchise history, while the Dolphins fell to 0-7 for the first time in their franchise history. ... Neither quarterback threw an incompletion until 10:04 remained in the second quarter, when Lemon's eighth pass was incomplete. Brady began the game 11 of 11. He finished 21 of 25. ... Brady is the first QB to throw five or more TD passes in back-to-back games since Daunte Culpepper did it in 2004. ... Brady is the first QB to throw five TD passes in the first half of a game since Donovan McNabb did it in 2004. ... Brady now has 27 TD passes through seven games. He had 24 in 16 games last season. ... Randy Moss has 10 TD receptions, becoming the fourth player in Patriots history with 10 TD receptions. He is the first since Stanley Morgan scored 10 in 1986 (Morgan had 12 in 1979, and Jim Colclough had 10 in 1962).

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