While the trip to London was surely full of fun and games, Sunday was purely a business trip.
The Patriots dominated the Rams at Wembley Stadium, 45-7, moving to 5-3 at the midway point of their season.
Tom Brady put on a vintage performance for the London crowd, throwing four touchdowns and posting a season-high passer rating of 131.1.
Rob Gronkowski marched to the tune of eight receptions for 146 yards and two entertaining touchdowns.
And while the pass defense gave us a scare early on, the Patriots tightened up and completely shut down former No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford as well as three-time Pro Bowl running back Steven Jackson.
The resounding victory gives the Patriots plenty to be happy about as they head into their bye week and should allow them to get healthier for the home stretch.
Let’s take a look at the risers and fallers from the win versus the Rams.
1. Tom Brady, QB: New England’s unquestioned leader masterfully executed the...