Pats vs Texans On Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket
The reigning NFL Most Valuable Player Tom Brady meets the up-and-comer Deshaun Watson as the Patriots play the Texans in the season opener today.
Live coverage on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket begins at 10am. Kickoff is 1pm.
Here are some of the numbers leading into the game...
> Tom Brady is 12-3 in season openers. A win today and he ties Peyton Manning for most ever with 13
> The Patriots own a 9-1 record vs the Texans. That includes a 4-0 regular season and 2-0 playoff mark in games at Gillette Stadium
TALE OF THE TAPE - 2017
|2017 Regular Season||New England||Houston|
|Total Yards Gained||6,307||5,120|
|Total Offense (Rank)||394.2 (1)||320.0 (20)|
|Rush Offense||118.1 (10)||115.1 (14)|
|Pass Offense||276.1 (2)||204.9 (21)|
|Points Per Game||28.6 (2)||21.1 (17)|
|Total Yards Allowed||5,856||5,546|
|Total Defense (Rank)||366.0 (29)||346.6 (20)|
|Rush Defense||114.8 (20)||109.2 (13)|
|Pass Defense||251.3 (30)||237.4 (24)|
|Points Allowed/Game||18.5 (5)||27.3 (32)|
|Sacks Allowed/Yards Lost||35/201||54/366|
|Total Touchdowns Scored||49||40|
|Turnover Differential||+6 (11)||-12 (28)|
NOTE: Check out the game on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket today and get full postgame coverage on the 'Morning Pitch Show' Monday morning at 6am.