The New England Patriots are heading into the locker room up by 15 points thanks to a very good defensive performance, and an offense that – while not always spotless in its execution – was able to score three times against a talented Houston Texans defense. The final of those three touchdowns came after a perfect two-minute drill:
Highlight rating: PD-13. @Dorsett_4 | #GoPats | #HOUvsNE pic.twitter.com/Ii3QkCeplJ— New England Patriots (@Patriots) September 9, 2018
After the defense forced a punt that was deflected by Jeremy Hill, New England’s offense entered the field with 1:29 left in the second quarter and one timeout. The team made the most out of it: it took the Patriots five plays to enter Houston’s red area and three more to find the end zone on a four-yard pass from Tom Brady to Phillip Dorsett.
Dorsett, who was active in the first half, now has a touchdown catch as a Patriot: the former first-round draft pick failed to score in his first season with the team but now has finally found his way onto the list of Tom Brady touchdown catchers.