Tom Brady took more hits in AFC Championship than any QB in any game all year
Tom Brady was off balance all game in Sunday’s 20-18 loss to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game.
The Broncos relentlessly pressured Brady and his quick release from start to finish. The Patriots quarterback, in fact, was battered like no other player at his position all season.
Tom Brady took more hits in this game (20) than any QB in any game all year — regular season or playoffs.Article continues below ...
— Marc Sessler (@MarcSesslerNFL) January 24, 2016
Pretty incredible, and it speaks to the furious pursuit of the Broncos’ pass rush.
With that said, Brady and the Patriots were one play away from forcing overtime. A late touchdown pass from Brady to tight end Rob Gronkowski put New England within a two-point conversion from tying, but their pass play fell short.