Patriots players of the week
The offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week in the Patriots' Week 10 win over the Steelers:
Offensive: QB Tom Brady
After weeks of inefficiency and poor production, Brady went back to what worked: the short-to-intermediate passing game, with one big deep throw to Brandon Tate. He threw for 350 yards Discount Minesota Twins 5 Cuddyer Dark Blue Cool Base Jerseys On Sale, becoming the first QB in 30 years to throw for 300-plus yards against the Steelers in three consecutive games. He was extremely vocal early on, rallying the troops after failing to convert a third down, and the rest was history. Brady threw three TD passes to TE Rob Gronkowski (the runner-up for offensive player of the week honors) and rushed for another. This is the Brady the Patriots need the rest of the way.
Defensive: S Patrick Chung
In his first game since injuring his knee in Week Seven, Chung made a huge impact in one of the Patriots' better defensive performances. He led the team with 10 tackles and added a pass defensed. His coverage on Antwan Randle-El allowed him to break up a pass that S James Sanders grabbed and brought back for a pick-six. Chung also blitzed often off the edge early in the game They said it- Patriots Tuesday edition_310, helping apply pressure to Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and open up sacks for the defensive line. The team ended up sacking Big Ben five times.
Special Teams: P Zoltan Mesko
The rookie continued his great season, dropping three of his five punts inside the 20 with a long of 53. He helped the Pats win the field-position game Discount Boston Red Sox Red Sox 8 Yastrzemski Grey Jerseys On Sale hey said it- Patriots T, forcing the Steelers into a long field. His net average was short, only 31.8 yards, but he averaged 40.2 yards a punt.