Brady, Pats clinch AFC East title
The real Randy – the one who played hard Sunday – stood on the sideline with a huge grin as he made his parting-of-the-defense motion, sweeping his arms from his chest to his sides.
"That was very entertaining," Moss said after the New England
After his last home game, a 20-10 win over Carolina, several
And Moss, who has sold the mask on his Web site , appreciated it.
"My last performance here wasn’t really too hot," he said. "The good thing about (Sunday’s game) is everybody had fun."
Everybody but the
"It was embarrassing," Jacksonville safety
"Regardless of stats, regardless of everything, getting the (AFC East championship) hat and T-shirt is what we’re out here for," running back
Brady threw four touchdown passes and the young defense put together its third straight solid game.
"It’s the time of year where we really need to start playing good football," Brady said, "and I think today was one of our best 60 minutes that we played all year."
Brady rebounded after throwing for just 307 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in his previous two games. He completed 23 of 26 passes for 267 yards, reminiscent of his brilliance the last time the teams met – 26 of 28 for 262 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in a 31-20 divisional playoff win on Jan. 12, 2008.
"I wasn’t surprised at the way they played,"
Jacksonville dropped its third straight game and fourth in its past five after starting 6-4.
"We were in the front seat for the playoffs and we just fell apart," said
Moss began his comeback from the Carolina game by catching a touchdown pass the next week in a 17-10 win at Buffalo. Against the
"I think any time he scores touchdowns he gets pretty animated," Brady said. "I’m looking for one of those masks on eBay."
Moss caught a 2-yard pass for the first touchdown after the
His third touchdown came six seconds into the fourth quarter, a 17-yarder on which he reached the ball out to the goal line.
The touchdown call was upheld, giving Moss the ninth three-touchdown game of his career, and
Jacksonville finally scored with 12:41 left on a 2-yard keeper by
"I knew my numbers would probably go up just having Tom and the type of offense we’re in," he said, "but I never knew it would be like this."
NOTES: Brady wasn’t sacked for the fourth straight game as the