|New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, passes as he is pressured by Miami Dolphins linebacker Cameron Wake during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)|
Brady, Patriots add to records in Sunday's win
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Tom Brady led the New England Patriots through a record-breaking season as they finished at an NFL-best 14-2.
After the Patriots ended the regular season with their eighth straight win, 38-7 over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, here are some of the league marks they set.
--28 consecutive regular-season wins at home as a starter.
--335 straight passes without an interception.
--9 games with at least two touchdown passes and no interceptions.
Brady also became one of six quarterbacks (Dan Marino did it twice) to throw at least one touchdown pass in each game since the NFL went to a 16-game schedule in 1978. He finished with the fifth-best passer rating in NFL history (111.0).
By the Patriots:
--Fewest turnovers (10) committed in a 16-game season.
--Fewest interceptions (5) in a season, tie, four by Brady and one by Brian Hoyer.
--Eight straight games scoring 30 points or more, tying the record set in 2000 by the St. Louis Rams and tied in 2007 by the Patriots.
The Patriots' 518 points are seventh most in league history