Tom Brady is the greatest player in NFL history. His journey as a quarterback for the New England Patriots was truly legendary. He has won six Super Bowls and nine AFC championships as well as three regular season MVP awards. He has countless great games in his career, but here are his top five performances with the New England Patriots.
5 best games for Tom Brady with the Patriots
# 5 Super Bowl XLIX vs. Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks’ Legion of Boom defense was one of the best in NFL history. They helped the Seahawks build a ten-point lead in the fourth quarter before Tom Brady made a comeback. He found a way to fill the gap by throwing two touchdowns in the fourth quarter against the legendary defense. He completed 14 of 16 assists in the fourth quarter alone.
# 4 Week 7, 2007 vs. Miami Dolphins
Tom Brady’s best statistical game came in a divisional clash against the Dolphins. It was also on the road in Miami where Brady had traditionally wrestled. En route to a perfect score of 158.3 passers, Tom Brady completed 84% of his passes for 354 yards and an incredible six touchdowns. He has only three career games with a perfect passer rating.
# 3 2014 AFC Playoffs vs. Baltimore Ravens
It’s another game where Tom Brady overcame a late deficit against a great defense. The Patriots were led by two touchdowns, twice, but it wasn’t enough to beat Brady. He has four of the Patriots’ five touchdowns, including three passing and one on the floor.
# 2 Super Bowl XXXVI vs. St. Louis Rams
Tom Brady’s story may have started when Drew Bledsoe was injured, but the legend began when he won his first Super Bowl. The Rams’ “Greatest Show on Turf” offense was one of the best in NFL history. Kurt Warner was the NFL MVP and the Rams were big favorites to win the Super Bowl that season. Tom Brady led the Patriots through one of the biggest upheavals in championship history.
# 1 Super Bowl LI vs. Atlanta Falcons
The most legendary performance of Tom Brady’s career came in the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory over the Falcons. They were 25 points behind at the end of the third quarter before Tom Brady put the team on their backs to complete the biggest comeback in NFL history. He had to be flawless in the fourth quarter and in overtime, and he was exactly that.