Tom Brady leads Patriots in rushing yards for first time in career

Monday October 26th, 2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the team leader in rushing yards for the first time in his career during the Patriots' victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.

Brady has rushed for a total of 19 yards and two touchdowns in 18 attempts this season, in contrast to his 2,054 passing yards and league-leading 16 touchdowns through the air. Brady logged 15 of those 19 rushing yards on Sunday, which added another achievement to his long list of career accomplishments.

“I should enjoy this because it will probably never happen again,” Brady said after the game.

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The race for most rushing yards wasn’t particularly competitive on Sunday. Running backs James White (4 yards) and LeGarrette Blount combined (-3) for one yard. The Patriots' usual starter, Dion Lewis, was sidelined with an abdominal injury.

New England (6–0) has posted the second-fewest rushing yards among NFL teams with 502, better than only the Detroit Lions (1–6).

The Patriots will play the Miami Dolphins (3–3) in Week 8.

- Erin Flynn

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