Patriots set crazy NFL scoring record with first-quarter TD

Scott Chandler's first-quarter touchdown gave New England a score in an NFL-record 32 straight quarters.

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The New England Patriots continued to roll on offense in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sunday, scoring a touchdown on their opening drive. Tom Brady found Scott Chandler in the back of the end zone from 1 yard out, giving the Patriots a 7-0 lead.

With that touchdown, the Patriots had scored in 32 straight quarters, setting an NFL record. The only quarter they haven’t scored in this season was the first quarter of the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.


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