4:15 PM ET, October 28, 2001
DENVER (AP) -- After 162 career passes without an interception, Tom Brady sure fell apart in a hurry.
Tom Brady getting the call against the Rams.
The three interceptions really hurt. Brady threw the ball well for the Patriots, but he made some poor decisions.
This kind of game was bound to happen for Brady. When you have a first-time starter, there will be bumps along the way. Give credit to the Broncos. Denver played well defensively and confused Brady with different coverages and some good pressure.
ESPN.com NFL analyst Vinny Cerrato has served as director of player personnel for the Redskins and 49ers.
Broncos RB Terrell Davis missed his sixth game since arthroscopic knee surgery. ... New England LB Bryan Cox (right leg) and OL Matt Light (right shoulder) left the field after being injured in the third quarter. ... Brady's four interceptions were the most by a New England QB since Bledsoe threw four at Philadelphia on Dec. 19, 1999. ... Patriots WR David Patten, who threw a 61-yard TD pass last week, was intercepted trying to hit Charles Johnson in the second quarter. ... Smith set a Denver record with his 25th career 100-yard game.