The Patriots are struggling this year to close games. Yesterday marked the first time they’ve won a game that’s been decided by a single possession, but they still surrendered their third two-possession lead of the fourth quarter in the process. Brady continued to stress how difficult it can be to win games on a weekly basis.
“Well, we’re trying to do it. I don’t think you just flip a switch,” Tom Brady said of the offense closing out games on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan via the Boston Herald. “I wish it were that easy, and maybe there were times when it did look that easy.
“Maybe we just spoiled some people in the meantime because it’s hard to win, man. It’s hard to win.”
“We had a supreme level of talent, and we played extremely well from week to week,” Brady said. “We had some of our best — it was one of those years where everything worked. The result of the season was nothing. We lost. The result of a 14-2 season a few seasons ago, we lost. The result of a 13-3 season last year, we lost. We’re only in it for one thing, and it’s to be the one team at the end of the year that’s happy about how the year went, but that’s a long ways from now. We have a long time to get better and work hard and try to learn from our mistakes. I’m glad when you win. You can learn from your mistakes, too, because there are plenty of mistakes for us to learn from.”