FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady became the fourth player in NFL history to throw 400 touchdown passes in his career Sunday afternoon as the New England Patriots routed the Jacksonville Jaguars 51-17 at Gillette Stadium.

Brady completed 33-of-42 passes for 358 yards and two touchdowns in helping the Patriots improve to 3-0. They have a bye next week.

Brady’s 400th career touchdown pass was a 1-yarder to Danny Amendola, uncovered in the back of the end zone, with 18 seconds left in the second quarter. Amendola handed the ball to a fan.

Brady threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to newcomer Keshawn Martin with 3:18 left in the third quarter.

Brady joined Peyton Manning (533, entering Sunday night’s game), Brett Favre (508) and Dan Marino (420) as the only quarterbacks in NFL history with over 400 career touchdowns.

New England never trailed Jacksonville (1-2) after taking a 7-0 lead on its first series, scoring on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis.

LeGarrette Blount scored on three short touchdown runs, two from the 1, the final from the 2. Stephen Gostkowski added three field goals. He also set the NFL record for consecutive PAT kicks, now at 425.

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