Numbers game with the Patriots

A look at the Patriots by the numbers:

1 -- Number of Super Bowl victories that quarterback Tom Brady needs to tie Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw for the most Super Bowl wins by a starting quarterback in NFL history. Brady is tied with Troy Aikman with three.

5 -- Number of conference championship game berths since 2000, tied with the Eagles for the most since that year.

9 -- The Patriots are the only team in the NFL to have recorded nine or more wins in each of the last 10 seasons.

14 -- Number of playoff games the Patriots have won in the past 10 years, tied for the most by any team in any 10-year period.

.846 -- The Patriots' home playoff winning percentage, the best mark in NFL history (11 wins in 13 games).