The New England Patriots were locked in a tie game at 24 during the third quarter with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in Foxborough…and then it happened.
In front of members of the World Series champion Boston Red Sox, New England outscored Pittsburgh 31-7 from that point to cruise to a 55-31 victory over the Steelers.
The 55 points marked the most allowed by a Steelers team in franchise history.
Salad days were back for the Patriots offense on Sunday. Tom Brady had his best performance of the season with 432 yards and 4 TDs. Meanwhile, Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Dobson, and Danny Amendola each topped 100 yards receiving for New England in the victory.
The bigger story for some might be the complete collapse of the Steelers, who appear to have a date with a Top 10 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Alas, let’s harken back to a picture during Pittsburgh’s visit to London to enact a moment of silence for Steelers Football…