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2012 Patriots: Season in review

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Div. Playoff: Pats 41, Texans 28

Photograph By AP Photo/Elise Amendola

The Patriots lost Gronk early (another broken forearm) and played without Danny Woodhead but nevertheless routed the overmatched Texans. Houston trailed by four points at halftime, but the Patriots scored 24 points in the second half to pull away. Brady had 344 yards passing and three touchdowns.