1.  It was an unfamiliar and unexpected Start to the game for the 2023 Patriots As they instantly established a 7-0 lead over steelers.

 2. Just two plays later Zappe would hit tight end Hunter Henry in the back of the end zone with an impressive lofted throw. And just like that the Patriots had 14 points with Zappe

3. Zappe laid out a pass for the end zone, lofting it out to Hunter Henry, who made an excellent catch for his second touchdown of the game.

4. The Patriots took a 21-10 lead to the locker room on the heels of arguably their best half of football of the 2023 season.

5.  New England built a 21-3 as the boos rained down from the Steeler faithful who were unhappy with Pittsburgh's lack of energy and the slow start that resulted from it.


6.  the Patriots defense continued to make the plays necessary for the win as the offense stumbled down the stretch.

7.  With the win, the Patriots break a five-game losing streak and notch their third victory of the 2023 season, improving their record to 3-10.