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Tom Brady does number on Dolphins

Patriots' maestro QB orchestrates record night to the tune of 517 passing yards

Updated: September 13, 2011, 2:25 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Pressure is usually associated with defense in the NFL, but the New England Patriots showed what a pressure offense is all about in their 38-24 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Monday night's season opener.

Quick to the line and never relenting, they had the Dolphins on their heels on a historic night for quarterback Tom Brady, who threw for a franchise-record 517 yards, the fifth-best mark in NFL history.

"It's a fast pace -- getting to the line, everybody ...

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