Tom Brady orchestrated an 8-play, 70-yard drive with less than two minutes remaining in the game, capping it off with a game-winning, 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins as the Patriots beat the New Orleans Saints, 30-27.
Brady found Thompkins in the end zone with five seconds left in the game.
It was a quick turnaround for the Patriots after Brady had thrown an interception with 2:16 left in the game.
Saints receiver Kenny Stills caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees with 3:29 remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Patriots behind before they kicked it into gear in the final minutes.
The Patriots are now 5-1 on the season.
Brady finished 25 of 43 for 269 yards. He was 5 of 8 for 70 yards and a touchdown on the game-winning drive.
Running back Stevan Ridley, in his return from knee injury, ran for 96 yards on 20 carries.
Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski made field goals of 23, 54, and 35 yards.
Saints running back Khiry Robinson ran in 3-yard touchdown in the third quarter and teammate Garrett Hartley kicked a 28-yard field goal.
Ridley punched in two touchdown runs, a 4-yarder and 1-yarder, in the second quarter.
Brees hit Travaris Cadet for a 3-yard touchdown in the first quarter.