STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – New England has won three straight regular-season games against Rams. … This is just second meeting between Rams and Patriots at Gillette Stadium. … Rams coach Jeff Fisher is 1-5 vs. Patriots. … Rams' defense has given up 63 points over last 64:02 of game action. … RB Todd Gurley, 2015 Offensive Rookie of Year, has five TDs in past six games vs. AFC. … Rookie QB Jared Goff is making third career start. … DT Aaron Donald leads Rams with six sacks. … P Johnny Hekker has placed league-best 35 punts inside 20-yard line this season. … Rams rank 32nd in NFL in scoring at 15.5 points per game. … QB Tom Brady enters game with 200 wins, tied with Peyton Manning for most all time for quarterback. … In seven games this season, Brady has 2,201 pass yards, 18 TDs, one INT and 116.7 passer rating. He missed first four weeks under ''Deflategate'' suspension. … With Patriots, Bill Belichick has 4-1 record against Rams. … RB LeGarrette Blount leads NFL with 12 rushing TDs. … DE Chris Long, who spent eight seasons with Rams, is coming off sack and forced fumble in Patriots' win over Jets last week. … Fantasy Tip: Rams' rush defense leaves much to be desired, so expect New England to go to Blount often this week.
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