Tom Brady is again within the Super Bowl? Wow, what a shocker!
With one other Super Bowl berth this yr, the Buccaneers quarterback has now reached the large sport in 10 of his 21 NFL seasons. Brady wasn’t the starter throughout his first skilled marketing campaign and tore his ACL in Week 1 of the 2008 season, so he is principally taking pictures over 50 p.c for his profession.
As a member of the Patriots, the 43-year-old received six Super Bowl rings, probably the most of any participant in NFL historical past. He additionally holds a number of Super Bowl information that will by no means be touched — and he is solely going so as to add to them on Sunday.
Before Brady and the Bucs battle Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in Super Bowl 55, let’s have a look again on the GOAT’s unbelievable Super Bowl resume.
Super Bowl 36: Patriots 20, Rams 17
Brady’s stats: 16-for-27 passing, 145 yards, one TD, zero INTs, 86.2 score (Super Bowl MVP)
In his first Super Bowl look, Brady helped the Patriots pull off the upset in opposition to the Rams’ “Greatest Show on Turf.” With no timeouts remaining and fewer than two minutes on the clock, Brady led New England down the sphere, establishing Adam Vinatieri’s game-winning 48-yard discipline objective.
Not a foul debut, huh?
Super Bowl 38: Patriots 32, Panthers 29
Brady’s stats: 32-for-48 passing, 354 yards, three TDs, one INT, 100.5 score (Super Bowl MVP)
The script was barely completely different, however Brady loved an analogous ending in his second journey to the Super Bowl. With the sport tied 29-29, Brady did a one-minute drill to place Vinatieri in place for one more buzzer-beater.
Super Bowl 39: Patriots 24, Eagles 21
Brady’s stats: 23-for-33 passing, 236 yards, two TDs, zero INTs, 110.2 score
Three for 3. Brady outdueled Donovan McNabb, whose remaining desperation heave was picked off by Rodney Harrison to seal a Patriots victory. New England vast receiver Deion Branch earned MVP honors after catching 11 passes from Brady for 133 yards.
Super Bowl 42: Giants 17, Patriots 14
Brady’s stats: 29-for-48 passing, 266 yards, one TD, zero INTs, 82.5 score
Look away, Patriots followers.
Brady’s first Super Bowl loss was his most painful. The Pats entered the competition hoping to place the ending touches on an ideal season, however New York’s protection pressured Brady all sport lengthy, sacking him 5 occasions and limiting New England to only 14 factors. On the Giants’ final offensive drive, Eli Manning related with David Tyree on the “Helmet Catch” after which discovered Plaxico Burress in the long run zone for the game-winning landing.
Super Bowl 46: Giants 21, Patriots 17
Brady’s stats: 27-for-41 passing, 276 yards, two TDs, one INT, 91.1 score
As Yogi Berra as soon as stated, “It’s like deja vu all over again.”
New England captured a 17-9 lead within the second half, however New York responded with 12 unanswered factors to leap forward late within the fourth quarter. Brady guided the Patriots to midfield on the group’s remaining drive, giving New England a Hail Mary alternative. Unfortunately for the Pats, Rob Gronkowski could not snag the falling soccer.
Manning 2, Brady 0. Who noticed that coming?
Super Bowl 49: Patriots 28, Seahawks 24
Brady’s stats: 37-for-50 passing, 328 yards, 4 TDs, two INTs, 101.1 score (Super Bowl MVP)
Brady bounced again after two Super Bowl losses, throwing for 300-plus yards and 4 scores on his solution to his third MVP award. However, this sport was remembered not for what Brady did, however reasonably for what the Seahawks did not do.
Down by 4 factors with the ball on the New England 1 and solely seconds remaining, Seattle elected to go as a substitute of handing off to Marshawn Lynch. Russell Wilson was then picked off by Malcolm Butler, securing a victory for the Patriots and leaving Seahawks supporters livid.
Super Bowl 51: Patriots 34, Falcons 28 (OT)
Brady’s stats: 43-for-62 passing, 466 yards, two TDs, one INT, 95.2 score (Super Bowl MVP)
So many 28-3 jokes. SO MANY.
With 8:31 on the clock within the third quarter, Atlanta took that now-infamous 25-point lead. The Pats then stormed again to win in extra time behind a stellar efficiency by Brady, who added Super Bowl MVP No. 4 to his trophy room. Never depend out “Touchdown Tom.”
Super Bowl 52: Eagles 41, Patriots 33
Brady’s stats: 28-for-48 passing, 505 yards, three TDs, zero INTs, 115.4 score
Despite ending with the most effective Super Bowl stat line of his profession, Brady walked off the sphere dissatisfied following the conclusion of this sport. He might have used a couple of stops from his protection, which struggled to include . . . Nick Foles?
Yes, the Eagles QB performed the sport of his life, throwing for 373 yards and three touchdowns and catching a TD go on his solution to being named Super Bowl MVP.
Super Bowl 53: Patriots 13, Rams 3
Brady’s stats: 21-for-35 passing, 262 yards, zero TDs, one INT, 71.4 score
Oof, simply an ugly sport.
Both the Patriots and the Rams struggled to attain, however New England did sufficient to emerge victorious. This marked Brady’s solely Super Bowl look with no landing go, although he did not appear to care a lot as he solidified his GOAT standing with a file sixth Super Bowl ring.
Tom Brady Super Bowl stats
- Record: 6-3
- Passing yards: 2,838*
- Completions: 256*
- Pass makes an attempt: 392*
- Completion proportion: 65.3
- Passing touchdowns: 18*
- Interceptions: 6
* Super Bowl file.