Brady: Bucs' defense "stepped up" in Super Bowl LV win over Chiefs
Tom Brady was full of praise for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defense after Sunday's Super Bowl LV victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady praised his team's defense after another dominant display in their Super Bowl LV victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.
Brady won a record-extending seventh Super Bowl title as the Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 on Sunday.
Buccaneers defense "stepped up to the challenge" - Brady
The Buccaneers became the first team to win three games against former Super Bowl MVPs in the same postseason after overcoming Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers) and Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs).
Mahomes was intercepted twice and sacked three times and Brady said the Buccaneers' defense delivered again. "They stepped up to the challenge. You go up against a guy like Pat, incredible player, Aaron, MVP, two weeks ago they played incredible and then Drew they played great," Brady told a news conference.
"They stepped up, they rose to the occasion and we needed it because playing extremely talented offenses but just so happy we all came to play."
While Mahomes completed 26 of 49 passes for 270 yards, Brady was 21 of 29 for 201 yards and three touchdowns and was named Super Bowl MVP.
"All year we believed in ourselves"
The 43-year-old was full of praise for his team's belief after Tampa Bay won a first Super Bowl since the 2002 season.
"I think everybody believed we could win. I think all year we believed in ourselves," Brady said. "Our coaches believed in us, we believed in ourselves and again we were going up against a great team and just happy we got the job done."
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