The Patriots took advantage of Miami's mistakes Sunday to win 23-16 and clinch their fourth consecutive AFC East title. Tom Brady played a solid game finishing 24 for 40 for 238 yards and was sacked four times, with 1 interception. However, in crunch time with the score 20-13, Brady led the Patriots on a 16 play drive that took more than seven minutes and after a field goal, making it a two score game at 23-13. Wes Welker led the receivers with 12 catches for 103 yards and 1 touchdown. The Patriots (9-3) have won six games in a row and are assured of their 12th consecutive winning season. Miami (5-7) lost to New England for the fifth consecutive time.