Tom Brady insists the Patriots are Super Bowl underdogs. HAHAHA

Updated 10:37 AM ET, Fri February 1, 2019

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(CNN)Moments after the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC championship game, cameras captured star quarterback Tom Brady hugging receiver Chris Hogan and sharing a chuckle about all the naysayers who doubted them.

"I'm too old. You're too slow," Brady told him. "We've got no skill players. We've got no defense. We've got nothing."
Clearly.
More than a week later, Brady and the Pats are still embracing the underdog role as they prepare for Sunday's Super Bowl against the Los Angeles Rams. We get it. Players need motivation, and they're trying to psyche themselves up.
But c'mon, it's a brazenly ridiculous claim. It's like Jeff Bezos saying he needs food stamps.
"The idea that the Patriots are an underdog was true once upon a time," says Neil Paine, senior sportswriter at FiveThirtyEight, the news site that focuses on statistical analysis. "Trouble is, that was when George W. Bush was president... his first term."