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Tom Brady seems encouraged by Patriots offense in win over Packers

Ryan Hannable
November 05, 2018 - 11:12 pm

Even though the Patriots have won six games in row, after a few of the wins Tom Brady has felt the offense has left a lot of points on the board.

While that still was the case following the 31-17 win over the Packers Sunday night, it seemed Brady was more encouraged following the game than some of the others.

“Playing well in the fourth quarter is what we talk about," he told Jim Gray on Westwood One Radio prior to Monday Night Football. "You’ve got to be able to finish the game strong. I thought we did a good job on offense last night. We had no negative runs, no penalties and we had no turnovers. If we can play like that it puts so much pressure on the defense to be perfect. I thought just the way our defense played was just a spectacular game. To hold Aaron [Rodgers] to 17 points and 250 yards passing was just a great defensive performance.”

In the fourth quarter, Brady had a perfect quarterback rating, as he was 6-for-6 passing with 104 yards and a touchdown.

Brady noted just how good the Green Bay defense was, but also how good the Patriots defense was.

“They have a very good defense," he said. "They made it tough on us. Any time you can win — we were playing on a short week, we played on a Monday night the previous week, so it was a big game for us. We needed it. I thought we played really well as a team, some great complementary football. Our defense showed up. Any time you can hold the Packers to 17 points, you give yourself a great chance to win.

"I still think we left some points on the board. We got down there and couldn’t get the ball in the end zone with two plays inside the 1-yard line. We still have a lot of things to correct, but just really happy to be 7-2. … If we can get this next win we will be 8-2 and then finally get to our bye week. It’s a big, big week for us.”

The Patriots will travel to Tennessee Sunday afternoon. The Titans just beat the Cowboys on Monday Night Football.

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