Tom Brady Post Game Press Conference Transcript

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December 23, 2012 at 04:42pm ET

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On his thoughts on coming away with a win despite the fact it wasn’t their best game:

“Yeah, I mean we played pretty terrible out there.  It came down to the wire and our defense made some plays but that was a bad 60 minutes of football. We got outcompeted out there, outfought. we were lucky to win.”

On if he felt like they came out there flat:

“Yeah, we started slow, couldn’t do anything offensively, couldn’t make any plays. They made plenty of plays. We were lucky to be in it at halftime, didn’t really do anything in the second half in the run game or the passing game so it’s just a poor effort overall.”

On if he felt like the team was beyond having a flat performance, or if a game like this could happen at any time:

“We just didn’t play well. We just didn’t compete. If you don’t compete in the NFL it’s going to be close.”

On if he believes it was more about execution than competitiveness:

“It was both. Execution was terrible, that was easy to see. We didn’t do anything.”

On if the Jaguars played an competed harder than a 2-12 team normally competes:

“They played good.  They didn’t give us anything.  I mean, we had to fight for it and they made plenty of plays on us. It just wasn’t a very good performance.”

On if he’s concerned about the fact they’ve gotten down early two weeks in a row now:

“Sure, you get very concerned when you don’t play well. That’s very evident by the way we performed. We better have a good week of practice or it’s  going to be just as tough against Miami.”