The New England Patriots are surging. They’re now 6-4 after their fourth win in a row, and it was their best-looking victory to date, a 45-7 dismantling of the Cleveland Browns, a team thought to be in the hunt in the AFC that was coming off a big win of its own.
This was a huge game for both teams in terms of seeding, and the Browns certainly have lots of talent. So for the Patriots to dominate them on both sides of the ball for 60 minutes was impressive, and qualifies the win as their best of 2021 so far.
And they won in style, too. You don’t get to 45 points without a few big plays in there. The Patriots made those on both offense and defense. But they had some particularly dazzling moments offensively, thanks to rookie quarterback Mac Jones’ best game yet and the pass-catchers consistently finishing plays.
Anyway, here’s a look at the Patriots’ top highlights from their 45-7 blowout over the Browns…