- Mike Reiss, ESPN New England Patriots reporter
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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady set the NFL record for consecutive passes without an interception on Sunday, running his streak to 319 during a 34-3 win over the Buffalo Bills.
"I'm glad I'm not throwing interceptions," Brady said. "I think our team has done a really good job this year of not turning the ball over in general. All the guys that have handled it this year are doing a great job of taking care of it.
"I'm very fortunate. Believe me, I've had plenty of plays that definitely could have gone for them. It's a good trend for us to be on, and hopefully it continues."
Brady broke the mark of 308 attempts without a pick previously set by Cleveland's Bernie Kosar over the 1990-91 seasons with his 17th attempt in the third quarter of New England's game against Buffalo on Sunday. It came on a short pass over the middle that tight end Rob Gronkowski dropped at the goal line.
The two then hooked up for an 8-yard TD on the next play to put the Patriots up 31-3. Brady finished the game 15-of-27 for 140 yards and three touchdowns.
Brady has thrown only four interceptions this season, his last coming nine games ago when he threw two in a 23-20 win over Baltimore on Oct. 17.
Coach Bill Belichick said he was unaware that Brady had set the record.
"That's great," he said. "Tom does a great job managing the game and taking care of the ball. I think he deserves that."
Material from The Associated Press was used in this report. Mike Reiss covers the Patriots for ESPNBoston.com.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has set the NFL record for consecutive pass attempts without an interception.