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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spoke out for the first time Friday in the wake of his team’s Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

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The Eagles defeated the Patriots in Minneapolis on Sunday, 41-33.

"It has taken me a few days to reflect on our SB loss as well as the great season our team had,” he wrote in an Instagram post. "There are many emotions when you come up short on your goal. And they are all part of learning and growing in this journey of life."

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He went on to express his gratitude to the organization, his teammates, the Eagles and the fans.

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It has taken me a few days to reflect on our SB loss as well as the great season our team had. There are many emotions when you come up short of your goal. And they are all part of learning and growing in this journey of life. Learning turns everything into a postitive. And the number one feeling I have had the past 4 days is gratitude. Gratitude to my teammates for the incredible effort given all season regardless of the challenges we faced. Gratitude toward my coaches for the effort and sacrifice they make to put us players in the best position to win. Gratitude to the NEP organization for supporting us on our very challenging and difficult journey. Gratitude to the Philadelphia Eagles team and organization for bringing out the best in us and being gracious winners (as well as congratulations on winning the championship) Gratitude toward our fans who showed up every week to cheer us on and commit their time and energy and love and support to what our goals are. And gratitude to my family and friends who continue to love and support my dreams. Thank you all. I love you all. Best, Tom

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