6. 2007 – Patriots 31, Jaguars 20
If you’re a fan of the quarterback rating stat here’s something you’ll like: this game actually marks Brady’s best day as a postseason passer. His 141.4 quarterback rating is his highest number in that statistic of all 29 playoff games he’s started.
Brady was extremely efficient in this game, missing on just two of his 28 throws. He racked up 262 yards and three touchdowns on those 26 completions, with no interceptions.
Give the Jaguars credit for scoring the opening touchdown and keeping this a tie game in the first half against the undefeated Patriots. However, a 14-point third quarter for the Patriots pushed this game out of reach.
Benjamin Watson caught two touchdown passes from Brady, one in the first quarter and the other in the third quarter. Wes Welker was on the receiving end of Brady’s other touchdown pass, which is remembered as one of the coolest touchdowns of Brady’s career. Here it is:
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