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Patriots.com News Blitz - 9/13/2010

Quarterback Tom Brady proved he was worth the highest paid annual salary in NFL history yesterday. No. 12 threw 25-for-35 over 258 yards, three touchdowns, no interceptions.

The* Boston Globe* offers insight into why they call Tom "Terrific."

Other Patriots who stood out yesterday, in the season home opener at Gillette Stadium against the Cincinnati Bengals, were wide receiver Wes Welker, with eight catches on 64 yards, two TDs, linebacker Gary Guyton and tight end Rob Gronkowski, who both scored their first career touchdowns (Gronkowski, his first career catch), receiver Brandon Tate, with a 97-yard kickoff return to open the second half, and safety Patrick Chung, who had a team-high 16 tackles on defense.

Read the Boston Herald's report on Gary Guyton's 59-yard interception return for his first career touchdown.

ESPNBoston.com highlights the team's use of tight end Rob Gronkowski.

Read ESPNBoston.com's report on Welker, Chung, Guyton and Tate. And read ESPNBoston.com's post on Welker's triumphant rebound from ACL surgery last season.

Also read the Boston Herald's entire recap of the game.

Randy Moss talked about his contract situation during his post-game press conference. Read stories by the Boston Herald, the Boston Globe and ESPNBoston.com.

The Boston Globe reported Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco exchanged some words with the Patriots minutemen.

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