Patriots Blog: News And Notes Heading Into Matchup With Steelers

November 2, 2013 11:30 AM
Patriots Blog: News And Notes Heading Into Matchup With Steelers
" BOSTON (CBS) –  Here are a few notes and fun facts heading into Sunday’s Patriots-Steelers matchup in Foxboro.

– The Patriots are an NFL best 35-13 in the month of November since 2001.

– Since 2010, the Patriots are a combined 23-1 in the second half of the regular season.

– This will be the 27th meeting overall between the Steelers and the Patriots.

READ: Levan Reid’s Patriots Blog

– Tom Brady has played the Steelers six times in his career and he has a 4-2 record against them. Brady is 2-0 against the Steelers at Gillette.

– The last time these two teams played was Oct. 30, 2011. The game was at Heinz Field and Pittsburgh beat New England 25-17.

– Family note: Kenbrell Thompkins and Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown are cousins. They both  grew up in Miami.

– Tom Brady needs 20 completions to move past Warren Moon into sixth place all time on the NFL completions list "

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