With Brady's streak of 52 straight games with a touchdown pass over and his receiving corps still in turmoil, what's next? With a home slate against a New Orleans defense that can be vulnerable to the pass and a potential Rob Gronkowski return, it's hard to count Brady out altogether, but he's only reached 300 yards once and hasn't thrown for more than two touchdowns in a game.
The Saints actually have more interceptions (seven) than passing TDs allowed (six), which is an ugly stat for opposing offenses, but Brady doesn't tend to turn the ball over too much. In addition to the possibility of a Gronk return, Danny Amendola could be back closer to full speed, and Austin Collie may make his Patriots debut, so reinforcements are on the way for what's been a subpar New England receiving corps. Still, consider Brady a lower-end QB1 until his receiving corps gives you a good reason to think otherwise.
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