FOXBOROUGH (AP) - Tom Brady has found something encouraging in his toughest stretch of the season.
He knows he and his New England Patriots can come back from a huge deficit.
The two-time NFL Most Valuable Player had his three lowest passer ratings of the season in his past four games. His 68.9 on Dec. 16 in a 41-34 loss to the San Francisco 49ers was his worst in his last 49 regular-season games. But at least he rallied them from a 31-3 deficit to tie that game with four touchdowns in 15 minutes.
Brady said Wednesday that if they're trailing by 28 points again at least they know they can come back.
The Patriots (11-4) are home against the Miami Dolphins (7-8) in the regular-season finale Sunday.