Tom Brady's Post Game Press Conference Transcript

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October 07, 2012 at 10:07pm ET

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On the fact his record is as good as it is against Peyton Manning:

"Well, I mean it's Patriots, Broncos.  It was a team win.  We got some great turnovers from our defense and I thought offensively we capitalized at times.  There were a few lulls in there which I wish we had executed a little bit better but for the most part it was a good day.  It's a good win against a very good team.   The Broncos have a Hell of a team in all three phases and I thought we really stood up to them. So it was a good win for us."

On how big Danny Woodhead was for them:

"Two huge plays and I thought there was a lot of guys, and Danny especially, but some guys made huge plays on 3rd down.  Deion [Branch] made one, Woody made some, Wes [Welker] made some, Brandon [Lloyd] made some, so everybody really contributed.  It's fun when everybody's involved and everyone's making plays.  Everyone was really fired up.  Brandon [Bolden] made some great runs, Stevan [Widley] made some great runs, Woody made some plays, Shane [Vereen] got a big pass interference call, so it was a fun day for everybody."

On if he can count on one hand the number of times they've ran the ball on 3rd and 17:

"No.  The call came in and he said, 'I think we can get this' and they were in a pretty light personnel grouping and I handed it off to Woody and he found a crease, and once he gets going he's got some blockers ahead of him.  He's tough to bring down.  You get an extra 18 on 3rd and 17 - that was huge, that and being a touchdown drive too.  It really propelled us there in the 3rd quarter."

On if he can think of another time in his tenure where they've run the ball this well after two weeks with 200 yard rushing games:

"No, well I mean we've been getting a lot of nickel defense.  So when they put little guys out there, we've got to take advantage of it.  I think we're playing definitely a more physical style and controlling the tempo of the game by running the football and we've got to keep doing it.  It's only been five games, we still have a lot of football games left and we've got to be at our best."

On the fact it seems like they're playing good complimentary football on both sides of the ball:

"Yeah.  We made some huge plays there down the stretch defensively that fumble was, I mean that was a game saver.  They've been getting turnovers all season and we've got to do a better job protecting the football.  But for the most part it was very good complimentary football for us today."

On the fact that by going no huddle it allowed them to keep the "little guys" out there:

"Well it's just been what we've chosen to do the last few weeks.  I think that's more of what we're doing as opposed to what they're doing defensively.  We're  just trying to put a lot of pressure on those guys to get their calls in and line up and play against us.  But we're running the ball against some very advantageous looks, and we're throwing the ball against some advantageous looks, and I think the important part is to be able to do both.  You can't just throw it all day, you can't run it all day,  you've got to be able to do both and it's been pretty good the last few weeks."

On if it's been faster than normal:

"Well, we can go pretty fast at home because you can communicate really well."

"All right, last question."

On whether or not he feels less pressure this year because they're running the ball so well:

"Well, I think there's no question that really helps the way that we're playing offensively when we're able to run the football like we're doing.  You just can't drop back and throw it 60 times every game, you've got to be balanced and I think we're doing a very good job of, when we're calling the runs, we're executing them.  We're gaining some significant yards per attempt.  So I hope we keep it up."