Another New England Win

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 6:21 pm
By: News On 6

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady and the peerless Patriots keep getting better.

The quarterback was merely magnificent Sunday, throwing for three touchdowns and passing for two, and New England crushed the Washington Redskins 52-7 in an easy tuneup for its battle of unbeatens at Indianapolis.

Linebacker Mike Vrabel was a force on both sides of the ball in the biggest rout in a season filled with them. He caught a touchdown pass and forced three fumbles by quarterback Jason Campbell that led to 17 points.

The first half of the season is over. Bring on the Super Bowl champs.

The Patriots (8-0) and the Colts (7-0) both have perfect records going into next Sunday's game. That's where New England lost last, more than nine months ago in the AFC championship game.

No one has been able to stay close to the Patriots since then.

Halfway into the season, Brady already has a career-high 30 scoring passes. He extended his NFL record to eight games at the start of a season with at least three touchdown passes.