Early 2014 NFL Season Predictions: New England Finishes 12-4

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Nov 24, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver

Julian Edelman

(not pictured) during the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Broncos 34-31 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Week 3- vs Raiders, 1 p.m.

Win (35-17)

Oakland’s defense is pitiful, and this is where Tom Brady’s offense really could get its feet on the ground. Brady doesn’t have a lot of “elite” weapons, but by spreading the ball around, he will be able to ignite this offense to a big day.