Outstanding performances by the Patriots
Tom Brady, Nov. 25, Patriots at Lions
Thanks to a sterling second half from Tom Brady, the Patriots rolled over the Lions on Thanksgiving Day, 45-24. Brady tossed four touchdowns passes in the second half, including a pair to Deion Branch that turned a 24-17 Lions lead into a 31-24 Patriots' advantage. Brady was 21 of 27 for 341 yards with no interceptions, giving him a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3. Tom was terrific after halftime, going 11 of 14 for 241 yards. Here, after winning the CBS All Iron award, Brady celebrated by taking a bite of Phil Simms' mother's cobbler.