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Tom Brady 6-for-6 on opening drive despite injured hand

Brady is active against the Jaguars.

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Tom Brady throws in the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars. –Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady connected on all six of his passes, including a fourth-and-1 pass to Danny Amendola for 20 yards, on New England’s opening drive of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game.

The good start answered questions about how well Brady would throw following an injury to his right hand in practice on Wednesday.

Brady also handed off to Rex Burkhead, the player who was reportedly involved in the incident in practice. The Patriots kicked a field goal on their opening drive to take a 3-0 lead.

Tom Brady had black tape on his right hand when he came out for warmups.