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November 28, 2011
barry chin/globe staff
Tom Brady and Aaron Hernandez shared a laugh late in the fourth quarter, as the Patriots dominated the Eagles yesterday, 38-20.
Barry Chin/globe staff
Vince Young started for the Philadelphia Eagles in place of injured starting quarterback Michael Vick.
The Eagles were out in front early after running back LeSean McCoy scored on a two-yard run.
Wide receiver Deion Branch (84) broke loose for a long gain in the second quarter.
Cornerback Antwaun Molden snagged a key interception of a pass intended for Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson in the second quarter.
Linebacker Tracy White could hardly have played the ball better, but Eagles tight end Brent Celek hauled in this pass for a first down.
Tom Brady brought the Patriots back and they led at the half, 24-13.
Rob Gronkowski broke a tackle and fought his way into the end zone in the fourth quarter.
Wide receiver Wes Welker finished the day with two touchdowns and 115 yards on 8 catches.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 44 yards on 14 carries.
Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant had eight catches for 110 yards.
Two Patriots fans showed their colors before the game at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field.