Not surprisingly, Tom Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for over 500 yards and 4 TDs on Monday night. Brady’s mark of 517 passing yards is a record for both the Patriots Franchise and Monday Night Football. He also completed an NFL record-tying 99 1/2 yard TD pass to Wes Welker.
The Pats Home Opener kicks off at 4:15 on Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. Gillette Stadium will be rockin’ as Tom Brady returns home as the hero of Week 1.