A long list of accolades is connected to
On Sunday, he became the all-time passing leader in the postseason with 5,949 yards, surpassing Brett Favre.
But it was 4 yards in the fourth quarter of Sunday's
Facing fourth-and-4 at the Ravens' 19-yard line, Brady lofted a pass to the end zone that landed short of wide receiver
The Ravens went on to complete a second-half shutout of Brady and the Patriots for a 28-13 victory and their first
"I felt like we had a pretty good rhythm throughout the game," Ravens outside linebacker
Players insisted that nothing changed between the first and second half from a defensive perspective for the Ravens. But they were able to stump Brady and the Patriots' high-scoring offense, which finished the game 1-for-4 in the red zone.
The changes might have been minimal, but the Ravens' defense looked more confident in the final 30 minutes.
In the first half, Ravens cornerback
"I don't think there was a difference," Williams said. "We just continued to play our game and we wanted it more."
Added Kruger: "Defensively, there wasn't much of a change. Offensively, you guys saw what they did.
Brady completed 29 of 54 passes for 320 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. For the first time since Week 2 in 2009 (a 16-9 loss to the
"I'd have to see the film, but whatever we did, we didn't execute very well," Brady said. "The name of the game is execution, and if you don't execute well against a good team, like I said, you're not going to come up on the winning end."
While Brady answered questions about the loss, the Ravens celebrated a Super Bowl berth.
"They said, 'Be yourself,' " Ravens outside linebacker