BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots host the Bengals on Sunday, with Tom Brady making his first appearance of the season at Gillette Stadium. Here are some news and notes.
–The Pats have won six straight home games against the Cincinnati Bengals
–The Pats’ first win in the Kraft era came against the Bengals. It happened on Sept. 18, 1994.
–This will be the 25th time that the Pats and the Bengals meet. New England leads the all-time series against the Bengals 15-9
–Since 2003, the Pats are 41-6 in the regular season after they lose a game. They won last week, following a loss in Week 4.
–Last week was the 35th time in team history that the team had two different receivers in a game go for over 100 yards. (Chris Hogan and Rob Gronkowski)
–Tom Brady has thrown touchdown passes to 61 different players in the regular season.
–Rob Gronkowski has 21 career 100-yard games. He’s tied with Antonio Gates for fourth-most by a tight end.
–Malcom Brown has two sacks on the season after 5 weeks. Last season, he had three all year.
–Rob Gronkowski (66) needsthree more receiving touchdowns to move past Stanley Morgan (68) and become the all-time leader in touchdowns scored in Patriots history.
–The Pats have sold out 244 consecutive home games. That includes playoffs and preseason games.
–Since 2000, the Pats are an NFL-best 50-17 in the month of October.