FOXBORO, Mass. — Like clockwork, the lethal tandem of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski is back in business.

After the Patriots turned in an underwhelming three-and-out to kick off the 2018 season, New England was granted prime real estate after the Texans fumbled on their very first play of the Week 1 contest, granting Brady and Co. the ball at Houston’s 19-yard line.

It wasn’t long before the Pats cashed in on the opportunity, as Brady launched a third-down strike to Gronkowski for a 21-yard touchdown and a New England lead.

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For those keeping score at home, Gronkowski’s touchdown marked the 76th time the star tight end has hauled in a TD from Brady in his career.

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