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With another rally tucked away in his files, Patriots QB Brady pushed by poise and precision

  • New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, rear, congratulates quarterback Tom Brady on his winning touchdown pass against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 30-27. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, rear, congratulates quarterback Tom Brady on his winning touchdown pass against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 30-27. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)  (The Associated Press)

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins (85) catches the winning touchdown pass against New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer (33) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 30-27. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins (85) catches the winning touchdown pass against New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer (33) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 30-27. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)  (The Associated Press)

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, rear, and New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, front, sit on the bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, rear, and New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, front, sit on the bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)  (The Associated Press)

Tom Brady isn't fazed by pressure when the game's on the line.

The New England Patriots quarterback says he tries to focus on what the situation is and not on what happened earlier in the game. That approach worked when he threw a touchdown pass with 5 seconds left last Sunday to give the Patriots (5-1) a 30-27 win over the New Orleans Saints.

Coach Bill Belichick says having poise in such situations always has been one of Brady's trademarks.

Brady says he got used to the pressure while playing before more than 100,000 fans at Michigan. And he says good execution usually solves any issues of pressure that might be involved.

The Patriots' next game is on the road Sunday against the New York Jets (3-3).

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