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Week 3 Patriots vs Jaguars: Three Stars of the Game

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The Patriots beat the Jaguars with a final score of 51-17. It wasn't that close. These are the stars of the game.

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Mentions: The Patriots entire defense. Does anyone know if any particular payer stood out? Devin McCourty made an awesome interception. The front seven held the Jaguars to 57 rushing yards on 20 carries (2.86 yards per carry). The Jaguars entire offense was ineffective thanks to the overall defense. Everyone gets a medal for doing their job.

Third Star: Tight end Rob Gronkowski. A humdrum 4 receptions for 101 yards, while sitting out the entire fourth quarter. He also helped spring a key block on Dion Lewis' touchdown run. There's not a defender on the planet that can stop him.

Second Star: Quarterback Tom Brady. While Brady could've had three or four more touchdowns on the day (LeGarrette Blount and Dion Lewis combined for four rushing touchdowns), the quarterback was in full command against the Jaguars defense. 33/42 for 358 yards and 2 touchdowns. And still no interceptions on the season. He's taking the game to a new level.

First Star: Kicker Stephen Gostkowski. Not only did Ghost set an NFL record for most consecutive Point After Attempts in league history (and that record will likely never be broken with the current PAT rules), he also picked up a 20-yard field goal and a pair of 46-yard field goals. He makes it look easy. He shouldn't be taken for granted. He's one of the best kickers in NFL history.