Before the New England Patriots completed their 25-point comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, Julian Edelman knew exactly how to motivate his quarterback.
Let’s go score and win this thing, baby. For your mom. For your mom, bro.
Brady’s mother, Galynn Brady had cancer and the only game she could attend during the season was Super Bowl LI.
When Julian says that — I mean, Julian’s one of my best friends. He knows everything I’m going through. He knows my mood. He knows my energy levels, and for him to say that at that moment, it does — it strikes me. I’ll never forget that for the rest of my life. The fact that it’s captured brings back some special memories, because we were able to celebrate that at a later point, too.
Best game ever.