Tom Brady's Best Super Bowl Performances Ranked
Tom Brady will play in his 10th Super Bowl when he leads the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Kansas City Chiefs on Feb. 7. The six-time Super Bowl winning quarterback already owns many Super Bowl records. Another one is already set as Brady and the Buccaneers are the first team to play in a Super Bowl on their home field. Raymond James Stadium in Tampa is the site for Super Bowl LV.
Since Tom Brady was drafted in 2000, he's made the Super Bowl a remarkable 10 times; all with the New England Patriots. He's passed for more than 2,800 yards and 18 touchdowns - no other quarterback is even close. Brady has also won a record 6 Super Bowls, which is the most by an quarterback. A win by the Buccaneers in Super Bowl 55 and Brady will stand alone with the most NFL Championship wins by any player.
So which Super Bowl's were Brady's best performances? Let's take a look.
1. Super Bowl XXXIX (2015)
This was the Super Bowl that shocked Seahawks fans and bettors in the closing seconds. "I can't believe the call" was broadcast after a goal-line interception from the 1-yard line sealed Seattle's fate. New England (-1) escaped with a 28-24 win and Brady was named Super Bowl MVP after completing 37-of-50 passes for 328 yards and 4 touchdowns.
2. Super Bowl XXXVIII (2004)
The most-watched Super Bowl at the time saw Tom Brady lead the New England Patriots over the Carolina Panthers, 32-29. It was a snoozer of a start with no scoring for nearly 27 minutes. Remember, the over/under was just 37.5 points. But Brady was at his best in the second half and the two teams combined to score 37 points in the fourth quarter. Brady was named Super Bowl MVP after he completed 32-of-48 passes for 354 yards and 3 touchdowns. The Patriots (-7) won on a last-second field goal by Adam Vinatieri.
3. Super Bowl LI (2017)
A historic comeback win was the result for Tom Brady's fourth Super Bowl MVP performance. Brady had thrown a pick-6 and the Patriots trailed the Atlanta Falcons 28-3 in the third quarter and 28-12 with less than 9 minutes remaining in the game. Head-scratching calls by the Falcons offense and a strip sack allowed Brady to bring the Patriots back. Terrific Tom completed 43 of 62 passes for 466 yards and 2 touchdowns. Running back James White caught a Super Bowl record 14 passes and scored the winning touchdown in overtime to give the Patriots (-3) the most remarkable Super Bowl win and cover in NFL history with a final score of 34-28.
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