"It wasn't the way we drew it up, certainly throwing a couple picks didn't help," Brady told NBC after the game. "It was great, a lot of mental toughness, our team's had it all year and we never doubted each other. ... That was a great football team we beat. I'm just so happy for our team."
Brady threw four touchdown passes and set a career Super Bowl record with 13 touchdown strikes in his six games played, passing Joe Montana's mark of 11.
Brady was spot on for most of the game, making quick reads before the pass rush could get to him.
However, the future Hall of Famer put on a fourth-quarter clinic that NFL Films will be showing for years to come.
The signal-caller then drove the Patriots on those two impeccable drives, reminding us all of vintage Brady.
"It's been a long journey. I've been at it for 15 years and we've had a couple tough losses in this game and this one came down to the end and this time we made the plays," Brady said.
When Malcolm Butler picked off Wilson, Brady's facial expression danced from doomed to ecstatic. The quick change of emotion displayed just how much the MVP quarterback wanted that fourth Lombardi Trophy.
After Sunday that "Greatest Quarterback of All Time" debate will now unquestionably lead with Tom Brady.