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The path to the brink of perfection

Tom Brady's performance was a huge lift to the team all season, so it was only fitting that he would get one from Logan Mankins and company after his record-setting TD pass to Randy Moss helped secure a perfect regular season in a Week 17 victory over the Giants. Tom Brady's performance was a huge lift to the team all season, so it was only fitting that he would get one from Logan Mankins and company after his record-setting TD pass to Randy Moss helped secure a perfect regular season in a Week 17 victory over the Giants. (Julie Jacobson/Associated Press)
By Sean Smith
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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Sept. 9, at East Rutherford, N.J. Patriots 38, Jets 14 As far as omens go, the Patriots' initial drive of the 2007 campaign was the sign of a special season - 12 plays, 91 yards, and not even a single third down needed to reach the end zone. Tom Brady wasted no time implementing his new targets, finding Randy Moss ... (Full article: 3591 words)

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