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Patriots hold back Falcons in 30-23 victory
Patriots hold back Falcons in 30-23 victory

ATLANTA — Tom Brady found some receivers to his liking. Brady threw for 316 yards and two touchdowns as the New England Patriots held off a furious Atlanta comeback Sunday night, beating the Falcons 30-23 to improve to 4-0 for the first time since their near-perfect season in 2007. New England built a 30-13 lead before the Falcons rallied. They had a chance to tie it up in the final minute, but Matt Ryan's fourth-down pass went off the hands of Roddy White in the end zone with 36 seconds remaining. The Patriots again played without star tight end Rob Gronkowski and receiver Danny Amendola, both left at home with injuries. But the Brady-led offense finally looked like...

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