IT'S IN THE CARDS
The number of days since the Patriots and Cardinals last met in the regular season, on Oct. 31, 1999 (Number of days as of Sept. 19, 2004).
The Patriots' regular-season record since they last played the Cardinals.
The Cardinals' won-lost record since their last meeting with the Patriots.
The number of consecutive Patriots victories over the Cardinals, dating back to 1993.
The number of combined points scored by the Patriots and Cardinals in their 10 meetings.
The Patriots' largest margin of victory over the Cardinals.
The Cardinals' largest margin of victory over the Patriots.
The number of games in the series decided by a touchdown or less.
The number of points by which the Patriots have outscored the Cardinals in the last two meetings.
The number of consecutive regular-season and postseason games the Patriots have won.
The number of consecutive wins in the longest winning streak in pro football history, a feat that includes regular-season and postseason games and is shared by six teams: Chicago (1933-34 and 1941-42), Cleveland (1947-48), Miami (1972-73), San Francisco (1989-90) and Denver (1997-98).
The number of consecutive passes Tom Brady had thrown without an interception at Gillette Stadium until Indianapolis' Nick Harper picked him off in the fourth quarter of the season-opener.
The number of consecutive minutes and seconds of regular-season clock time during which the Patriots had not trailed their opponent until the Colts took a 10-3 lead in last week's game.
THE KRAFT ERA
The number of consecutive Patriots preseason, regular-season and postseason home games that have been sold out since Robert Kraft bought the team in 1994.
The number of consecutive Patriots games that have been televised locally.
The Patriots record at home since 1994, including preseason, regular-season and postseason games.
The Patriots' record at Gillette Stadium, including preseason, regular-season and postseason games (.833 win pct).
The number of consecutive regular-season and postseason games the Patriots have won at Gillette Stadium.
SEVEN-PLUS SOLID SEASONS
The Patriots' record in preseason, regular-season and postseason games since 1996 (.626 win pct.).
The Patriots' regular-season record since 1996 (.605 win pct).
The Patriots' postseason record since 1996 (.750 win pct).
The Patriots' preseason record since 1996 (.647 win pct).
THE BELICHICK ERA
Bill Belichick's overall record as head coach of the Patriots, including the regular season and the playoffs.
Belichick's overall winning percentage as Patriots head coach, establishing the highest winning percentage of any coach in franchise history, including postseason games.
Belichick's record in regular-season and postseason games since the beginning of the 2001 season, tops among all NFL coaches over that span.
Tom Brady's record as a starting quarterback in the NFL in the regular season.
Brady's winning percentage as a starter.
The number of quarterbacks in the Super Bowl Era (since 1966) who own a career regular-season winning percentage above .700 (Brady, Roger Staubach, Joe Montana).
Brady's passer rating last week against the Indianapolis Colts.
The Patriots' record when Brady compiles a passer rating of 100.0 or higher.
The number of yards Brady threw for last week against the Colts, marking the seventh time Brady has exceeded the 300-yard plateau in the regular-season.
The Patriots' record when Brady throws for 300 yards or more
NOT HALF BAD
The number of consecutive regular-season and postseason games the Patriots have won when leading at halftime.
Their record in their last 30 games when leading at halftime.
The number of consecutive regular-season games the Patriots have won when leading after three quarters, leading the NFL.
TURNING OVER WINS
The Patriots' record since the beginning of the 2001 season when they maintain a positive turnover differential.
The Patriots' turnover differential in the 2003 regular season, ranking them second in the NFL.
The number of takeaways the Patriots recorded in the 2003 regular season, their most since 1987 (42).