Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/12

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after Laurence Maroney scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was really good Sunday, even though it wasn't necessary. The Patriots returned two interceptions for touchdowns, returned a punt for a score and kicked a field goal. That, plus three extra points, accounted for 24 of New England's points in a 59-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. In fact Brady was inactive for more than 30 real-time minutes in the first half because of special teams and defensive scores keeping the offense off the field."The punt return for a touchdown, the interception return for a touchdown, those were awesome, so when you get those types of plays, those are game-changing plays," Brady said after the game, via Patriots.com. "I don’t remember too many times when we’ve lost games when we’ve gotten returns for touchdowns."Julian Edelman returned the punt for a score in the second quarter to knot it at 14-14. Newly-aquired cornerback Aqib Talib and rookie Alfonzo Dennard each had pick-sixes in the second half. Edelman al...
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