In the video above, ESPNBoston.com’s Mike Reiss runs down the top 5 storylines from the Patriots’ impressive victory over the Steelers on Sunday night:
1. Tom Brady: 350 yards passing and an emotional leader on and off the field.
2. Rob Gronkowski: Rookie tight end bounces back.
3. Defense: Bend but don't break style returns, plus an interception for a touchdown.
4. Bill Belichick: Ties Paul Brown, his idol, for 11th all-time in wins.
5. Players banding together: Logan Mankins lets Steelers know they can't do whatever they want to Tom Brady at the bottom of a pile.