Tom Brady returned to his old back yard for the first time as a NFL quarterback and threw four touchdown passes, leading the Patriots to a 30-17 over the 49ers.

Brady four TDs were to four different receivers - Julian Edelman, Malcolm Mitchell, James White and Danny Amendola. He threw for 280 yards and had no picks.

LeGarrette Blount rushed the ball for 125 yards.

The Patriots improve to 8-2 on the year.