FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today that Tom Brady has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October. It is the seventh time overall that Brady has earned an AFC Player of the Month honor. It is Brady's first since he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for December/January in 2011.
Brady led New England to a 4-0 record in the month of October and completed 100 of 144 passes for 1,268 yards with 14 touchdowns, 0 interceptions and a quarterback rating of 129.1. Brady's 14 touchdowns are tied for first with Peyton Manning during October and Brady is the only starting quarterback that has not thrown an interception during the month. The Patriots entered the month of October with the 29th ranked offense in the NFL and under Brady's guidance, the team climbed to No. 10. Brady's play in the month of October also helped the 24th ranked scoring offense ascend to the third ranked scoring offense entering November.
Brady had two 300-yard games in October and threw two or more touchdowns in all four wins, including four in the win at Buffalo on Oct. 12 when he finished 27-of-37 for 361 yards and five when he finished 30-of-35 for 354 yards in the 51-23 win over Chicago last Sunday.
Brady has 2,059 passing yards and 18 touchdowns so far in 2014 and is on pace to finished with 4,118 passing yards and 36 touchdowns.