CINCINNATI -- Tom Brady threw for three touchdowns and the New England defense had its way in a 34-13 victory Monday night over the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Patriots (4-0) remained one of the NFL's four unbeaten teams.
New England is off to its best start since 2004, when it won the Super Bowl for the third time in four years.
Randy Moss caught a pair of touchdown passes, and Sammy Morris ran for 117 yards.
Cincinnati fell to 1-3.