STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Patriots (11) and Colts (9) have won most division titles since realignment in 2002. … New England has won six straight in rivalry, including last two playoff games, hasn’t started 5-0 since 2007, when Pats went 18-0 before losing Super Bowl. … Patriots have won five straight Sunday night games. … Pats have outscored Colts 189-73 in last four games while rushing for 772 yards and 15 TDs in those games. … New England’s 149 points this season after four games is ahead of 2007 franchise-record scoring pace (148 through four games). … Rob Gronkowski needs two TD catches to become fifth NFL tight end with at least 60. … QB Tom Brady is 13-4 against Colts since making NFL starting debut vs. Indy on Sept. 30, 2001. … Colts have won three straight to regain sole possession of AFC South lead. … WR T.Y. Hilton needs 14 yards receiving to pass Jim Mutscheller (3,684) for 10th in franchise history. … Indy’s other Pro Bowl receiver, Andre Johnson, can pass Henry Ellard (13,777 yards) for No. 11 in league history with 53 yards. Most of his yards came with Houston. … Former Pats and current Colts K Adam Vinatieri can tie Hall of Fame offensive lineman Bruce Mathews for No. 11 in league history in games played (296). … Since 2012, Colts have NFL’s best winning percentage in one-possession games (22-4, .846). … CB Darius Butler, former Patriots’ draft pick, is tied for second in NFL in forced fumbles (two). … Fantasy Tip: Gronkowski has 19 catches for 300 yards and six TDs in last four games vs. Colts and could make life miserable on Indy again, making him Sunday night’s safest play.
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