Brady and the Patriots aren't accustomed to being underdogs this time of year.
Brady did certainly understand why the Chiefs are favored for this game. Then the Chargers edge rusher went to the bench in awe of how quickly Brady got rid of the ball in the pocket, even with Bosa and teammate Melvin Ingram bearing down on him.
Before Atlanta turns into the football capital of the world for a night, though, we have two Conference Championship games to watch.
I mean, it was worth a shot. This is what it's all about.
Both teams are accustomed to cold, inclement weather, though.
His kids would "rather hang with Gronk and Jules.""That's about it", Brady said.
"My oldest son, Jack, does a little bit". My middle son is not into any play.
"It's flawless", he told reporters. They're understanding more and more but they're still my kids, so they don't care much about Dad. They don't care very much about that. "They'd rather hang with Gronk [Rob Gronkowski] and Jules [Julian Edelman] and all of those other guys".
He hopes the Patriots' blood has thickened up enough..
SportsLine's proprietary computer model went 176-80 straight up last season and beat over 95 percent of CBS Sports Office Pool players in 2016 and '17.
So, when he stepped to the podium in Foxboro on Wednesday afternoon in advance of Sunday's AFC Championship Game, the veteran quarterback knew that he better not add any more gasoline to the fire. "I don't think it's a broad, sweeping thing". The Patriots will face the top-seeded Chiefs in a rematch of their epic regular-season shootout.
When asked why the struggles have persisted, Brady pointed to specifics rather than an overarching trend.
Sunday will be the third time the NFC Championship game will close with an over/under of 55 or higher, with the previous two games going over the total in 2016 between the Falcons and Packers and back in 1998 between the Falcons and Vikings. The model is calling for the NFC Championship Game to reach the 60s in total points scored, clearing the over nearly 55 percent of the time. "We've been in a lot of games that come down right to the end".
He praised James White for his consistently clutch play..
Jackson County residents had first crack at buying tickets, but they had to be there in person at 9 a.m. when the ticket windows opened up.
The wind chill was in the teens for the Patriots' win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.