Brady finished with 341 yards through the air and three touchdowns, along with a rushing score, helping him overcome the two interceptions. James White was his favorite target on this night, as he found the running back 10 times for 77 yards and a score. He got Edelman back from a four-game suspension on this night, and the wideout finished with seven catches for 57 yards in his first game of the season. He hadn't played since the 2017 preseason, as he went down with a season-ending injury that summer that made him miss the entire 2017 campaign.
The five-time Super Bowl Champion joins Peyton Manning and Brett Favre as the only QBs to record 500 scoring passes, as Manning sits with 539 and Favre finished with 508. He also tied Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri with 226 career victories, He completed 34 of his 44 passes, including a one-yard scoring pass to Cordarrelle Patterson, completing a 75-yard scoring drive that got the defending AFC Champions on the board in the opening 15 minutes.
The Colts struggled to score any way early on, including Vinatieri missing a 38-yard field goal attempt, as they fell to 1-3 on the season. Indianapolis fell behind, 24-3, in the first half, as they scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to make the score a little more respectable. Andrew Luck threw found Eric Ebron and Eric Swoope for scoring passes, giving him a touchdown pass in 28 consecutive games, which is the longest current streak in the league.
The Patriots have now won back-to-back games after their tough Sunday Night loss to the Detroit Lions that dropped them to 1-2, as they move on to host the tough Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football. The Colts look to find a groove with Luck back, as they will enjoy a bye week before visiting the New York Jets the following week.