The Patriots pummeled the Lions 31-3 in the preseason opener in Detroit.
Quarterback Brian Hoyer threw two touchdown passes and Jarrett Stidham another for New England.
The defense had nine sacks.
Detroit's only points came on a Ryan Santoso 37-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter.
The Pats play at Tennessee a week from tomorrow.
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