FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Soundbites from quarterback Tom Brady's post-game news conference:
On coming from behind: "It's not planned that way. There’s no panic. I don’t feel like the guys on the sidelines really panic. I just feel like it’s really a matter of execution and we started executing better and we put points on the board. It was a fun day to finish 13-3 and to win our last eight in a row has been really good. We just have to continue to get better and have a good week this week and get ready for our toughest game of the year."
Throwing for more than 5,000 yards this season: "Guys did a lot, catching the ball and running with it. Our passing game has been obviously a big strong point of this team. The pass catchers and the blockers have been great and we’ve run the ball great, too, at times. That’s what it takes – a complementary offense. You run it and we throw it when we need to throw it and we can be effective. You have to stay balanced and those guys have done a great job all year doing stuff with it."
On individual records: "I play this game for one reason and it’s to win. There’s nothing more important to me than that. As a quarterback you do everything you can do to help this team win. When your number is called upon to go out and execute certain plays, that’s what you’re expected to do. It’s not something I think about, it’s not something I ever [think], ‘Man, I love throwing touchdowns,’ or ‘I love throwing for yards.’ I love winning and that helps me sleep at night."
On the importance of home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs: "It depends how well we play. I think that’s going to be the determining factor on whether we win or lose is how well we execute. It’s great playing at home. It’s great to have a bye but I think we have to concentrate here this week on what we need to do to play our best football in a couple weeks."