Best Twitter Reactions as Tom Brady and the Patriots Reach Super Bowl yet Again

The New England Patriots juggernaut rolls on. Despite suggestions their dynasty was coming to an end and despite looking far from a vintage team during the regular season, the Patriots will yet again represent the AFC in the Super Bowl after winning 37-31 in overtime against the Chiefs in Kansas City on Sunday.

On February 3, the Patriots will play their third consecutive Super Bowl—a feat only two other teams have matched in NFL history—and the eleventh in their history, all of which have come in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era.

Read more: Tom Brady and the Patriots made history in the AFC Championship Game

The duo can add a sixth ring to their collection next month and the quarterback made a point of reminding everyone that those who wrote the Patriots off did so at their peril.

"The odds were stacked against us," he told ESPN after the game.

"It hasn't been that way for us for a while. It certainly was this year. We started off so slow."

Once the Patriots won the toss in overtime, the outcome of the game looked inevitable.

"Anytime we go to overtime and we get the ball, I'm not really worried about anything," said Patriots safety Devin McCourty, summing up the feelings of every football fan in the country.

"I'm going to get comfortable."

Brady faced third-and-10 twice over the crucial 75-yard drive but barely flinched as he engineered the 57th game-winning drive of his incredible career. Predictably, social media had a field day.

The Tom Brady hate & bitterness befuddles me. He is the greatest athlete of our generation. In a league set up for parity he has decimated it. No one can sniff his level of accomplishment, yet the resentment & vitriol is off the charts. Give the man his due, he’s earned it

— Brock Huard (@BrockHuard) January 21, 2019

There he goats again. #EverythingWeGot

— New England Patriots (@Patriots) January 21, 2019

Tom Brady, 41, is the same age as this season's oldest NBA player: Vince Carter.

— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) January 21, 2019

There’s aliens there’s pegasus and there’s Tom Brady 👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾🐐🐐🐐💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾🤷🏿‍♂️

— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) January 21, 2019

Imagine hating Tom Brady

— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) January 21, 2019

Tom Brady’s been to the Super Bowl NINE TIMES!

— Tyler Sullivan (@TylerSully) January 21, 2019

Trying to find the “Cliff” Tom Brady fell off

— Patriots Militia (@PatsMilitia) January 21, 2019

Tom Brady >> Michael Jordan#Goat

— Brock Huard (@BrockHuard) January 21, 2019

Brady then shared a clip of him and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski smirking into the camera on Instagram. Throughout the video, the duo don't utter a word and their sardonic smiles are only interrupted by footage of Rex Burkhead's crucial two-yard touchdown.

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The not-so-subtle message appears to suggest the Patriots have yet again proved their doubters wrong.

Brady has been eager to cast New England as underdogs throughout the postseason. Last week, after New England thrashed the Los Angeles Chargers in the divisional round, Brady told CBS that "everybody thinks we suck and can't win any games."

Portraying the most dominant dynasty of modern NFL as the underdog takes some doing, but Brady reiterated the concept on Sunday after the win in Kansas City—which was only the fourth win on the road for the Patriots in eight attempts.

"When you have 70,000 people cheering against you, it's pretty sweet when you win on the road," he added.

"That's a hard thing to do in the NFL. It's certainly a hard thing to do against the first-ranked team in the conference who has been playing great all year, and has certainly been playing great at home."

Not even Brady, however, might be able to convince the NFL world the Patriots are the underdogs going into Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams next month.

Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime during the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 20 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Patriots defeated the Chiefs 37-31. Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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