The Patriots are rolling midway through the second quarter with a 21-7 lead. New England has 260 yards, while Miami has only 45.
Reshad Jones picked up the loose ball and ran it 14 yards for a touchdown, briefly cutting the Patriots’ lead to 14-7.
It was only the Patriots’ sixth giveaway this season, and earned Karras a chewing out from assistant coaches Josh McDaniels and Dante Scarnecchia.
The Patriots, though, answered with a nine-play, 78-yard drive as Rex Burkhead scored his second touchdown of the day on a 1-yard pass from Brady. Burkhead also had a 2-yard touchdowbn run.
Brady, who threw two incompletions to open the game, has completed 12 of 16 passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski caught a 5-yard touchdown.