After Sunday's 41-28 shellacking of the Los Angeles Chargers at Gillette Stadium, the quarterback elected to go a simpler route. "So happy for you and your teammates!" Even at age 41, Brady's stats this season were comparable to numbers he put up in his prime; his yards per game, yards per pass attempt and completion percentage were all higher than his career average.More news: West Ham's Antonio Speaks Out On The 'Difficult Situation' Rice Is Facing
The photo is almost identical to the one Bündchen shared after the Patriots beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-20, in the AFC Championship last season.
The dominant performance helped New England reach its eighth straight AFC Conference Championship Game.More news: Jayme Closs: grandfather says teenager in 'good spirits' after rescue
As one of the most successful quarterbacks in National Football League history, some might figure that Brady views this as just another game. "They're a good team".
"Tom said it, so I can comment on it, yeah, everybody does think we suck, everybody thinks we don't have enough", said wide receiver Phillip Dorsett. When you've won five Super Bowl titles, you need to find all the motivation possible, and perhaps Brady has found some with all of the criticism hurled his way this season. For the 10th year in a row and the 16th time in the last 18 seasons, New England finished atop the AFC East, securing a bye with an 11-5 record.More news: Joe Lieberman ramps up feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez