Jan 11, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 43-22 to win the 2013 AFC divisional playoff football game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
KUSA - Part of the process of championship week is making the best of something some consider a mundane task.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady met with the media Friday for a second time in two days, and he tried to keep the conversation light and engaging.
When asked about Colorado's new marijuana laws, Brady first joked with the reporter - "Are you excited about that?" Brady asked back, but the quarterback said the team hasn't talked about it with the players but they all know what's at stake.
"Hopefully not," he said about it possibly being a temptation for the younger players. "This is a very important game for us and a business trip."
After meeting Thursday with the media (because of his Wednesday session being postponed because of his illness), Brady tried to find different ways to answer more questions: "Let's talk some non-football today."
Brady relived the Week 12 win when they were down 24-0 at halftime to come back for a 34-31 win in overtime. Since then the Patriots' running game has taken off.
Defense might be adjusting to the run game, but Brady said they adjust weekly as well. Variety is the spice of the NFL.
"I'm sure this week we'll have a different flavor than what last week had," Brady said of their win over Indianapolis. "But like I said six hours ago when I was up here, I think that we always try to find a strength and weakness to the defense then end up figuring out a way around that. ... I think the best teams have the best variety."
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