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Live coverage: New England ahead 42-7 early in third

January 14, 2012 |  7:16 pm

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Tom Brady just tied an NFL postseason record, throwing his sixth touchdown pass of the game on a 17-yard connection with tight end Aaron Hernandez with 11:46 remaining in the third quarter to extend the Patriots' AFC divisional playoff lead over Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos to 42-7.

The Patriots are nearing 400 total yards of offense early in the second half.

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--Lance Pugmire

Photo: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady unloads a pass from the pocket behind the blocking of guard Brian Waters in the first half Saturday night. Credit: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

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