Though still an active player, you have to expect that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is one day going to make it to Canton, Ohio for an induction ceremony into that city’s Hall of Fame.
After warming the bench for most of the 2000 season (he threw three passes for a total of six yards), Brady got his chance in 2001 when starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe was injured in an early-season game against the New York Jets. By the end of that season, Brady had led his team to a Super Bowl victory, which earned him the first of two Super Bowl MVPs.
In 2007, Brady and the Patriots concluded a 16-0 season, a winning streak that was only snapped in a 17-14 loss to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII. Brady was injured for a...
Like Joe Namath, Brady’s exploits off the field have often commanded as much attention as his play. For example, his recent marriage to supermodel Gisele Bündchen kept the tabloids busy for months.
But fans will hang onto his 2000 Upper Deck and Leaf rookie football cards and collect his signed Playoff Contenders card from the same year because of his Sportsman of the Year awards in 2004 and 2007 and his Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year Award in 2007—the last football player to win that honor was Brady’s idol, Joe Montana.
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Tim Tebow, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's Evil PlanFanSided, June 19th
Jun 12, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (left) talks with quarterback Tim Tebow (right) during minicamp at the practice fields of Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports. When I heard the ...Read more
Tom Brady, Patriots in trouble minus Rob Gronkowski?NFL News, June 18th
Brady and J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans were the best players I saw on film through November, at which point the New England Patriots quarterback was No. 2 in Gregg Rosenthal's MVP forecast. Gronkowski went down the next week with a broken forearm, ...Read more
Patriots QB Tom Brady says developing chemistry with new group of WRs takes ...Fox News, June 13th
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots have canceled the final practice of their three-day minicamp. Before they skipped Thursday's session, quarterback Tom Brady had two days to throw to a large group of new wide receivers. The team's top ...Read more
Patriots stuck until key receivers can returnBoston Globe, June 13th
Bill Belichick was asked Wednesday morning, at his second-to-last practice before summer vacation, about the Patriots' new crop of wide receivers. “I think the ones that are out there are making progress,” he said. It was important to make that...Read more
Tom Brady, Patriots stuck in neutral until key receivers can return to practiceBoston.com, June 12th
During the Patriots' minicamp, Tom Brady has mostly been throwing with the JV team. And the offense isn't getting much out of this minicamp, except a look at which players might be able to grab the last few spots on the 53-man roster. Reporters have...Read more
Patriots' Tom Brady has no concerns about a Tim Tebow distractionLos Angeles Times, June 12th
A day after the New England Patriots signed quarterback Tim Tebow, Tom Brady's reaction could be summed up with a shrug. “[I'm] just trying to focus on what I need to do and what I need to do to be a better player,” Brady said. “Certainly any time a...Read more
Tim Tebow Practice Photos: Patriots' Newest Quarterback Debuts At Minicamp ...Huffington Post, June 11th
FOXBORO, MA - JUNE 11: Tim Tebow #5 (C) of the New England Patriots practices with teammates Ryan Mallet #15 (R) and Tom Brady #12 during minicamp at Gillette Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty ...Read more
Rex Ryan: If Patriots want to replace Tom Brady with Tim Tebow, that's fineNew York Daily News, June 11th
Rex Ryan lived in Tebow-free bliss for nearly six weeks, but he was smart enough to make a preemptive strike at his Tuesday press conference in the wake of the news that the Patriots signed the most polarizing player in the NFL. “I have a funny feeling ...Read more