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Tom Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Patriots' 30-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. It is the second time this season and 27th time in Brady's career that he has received the AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors, tying Peyton Manning for most in NFL history.

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Brady completed 24-of-40 passes for 280 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions in the victory at San Francisco. It was the 21st time in his career that Brady has thrown four touchdowns without an interception.

It is the seventh time this season that a Patriots player has earned an NFL honor. Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week following his Week 5 performance at Cleveland and AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October. K Stephen Gostkowski was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Week 1 win at Arizona and P Ryan Allen was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance vs. Houston in Week 3. RB LeGarrette Blount was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September, while LB Dont'a Hightower earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a Week 6 win vs. Cincinnati.

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