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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Video: Brian Urlacher remembers when Tom Brady 'juked me out of my shoes'Yahoo! Sports (blog), May 22nd
it didn't take Urlacher long to remember one particularly embarrassing play against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. It was Week 12 of the 2006 season, and Brady -- who will hardly go down as the most mobile quarterback of all time -- managed to...Read more
New England Patriots mailbag: Will Tom Brady throw more deep passes next ...MassLive.com (blog), May 22nd
Doing the same math with the rest of quarterbacks in the NFL, Brady's mark comes in as the 14th best in the NFL. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers leads the league at 53.2 percent, with Denver's Peyton Manning (52.8) and Carolina's Cam Newton (52.4) coming in...Read more
Danny Amendola working on rapport with Tom BradyBoston Globe, May 22nd
FOXBOROUGH — Although this is the first week Tom Brady and Danny Amendola have been on the field together during official workouts, the quarterback and one of his newest receivers began getting acquainted in early April. Then, it was at the University...Read more
Amendola Adjusting To Pats OffenseESPN, May 21st
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola got a head start on his work with quarterback Tom Brady this offseason, as the two convened in Southern California to take part in workouts at USC. [+] Enlarge Amendola. AP Photo/Charles Krupa New...Read more
Tom Brady's Chemistry With New Receivers, Replacing Brandon Spikes Among ...NESN.com, May 20th
Until then, here's a look at some of the biggest storylines to keep an eye on over the next few weeks. 1. Tom Brady's chemistry with Danny Amendola, other new receivers. Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd, the Patriots' two most productive wideouts from 2012...Read more
Tom Brady Confidence Shared With Disadvantaged Kids: 'Playing Football is ...Christian Post, May 20th
(Photo: Reuters/Jessica Rinaldi). New England Patriots Tom Brady passes against the New York Jets during the first quarter of their NFL football game in Foxborough, Massachusetts October 21, 2012. By Brittney R. Villalva , Christian Post Reporter. May...Read more
Brady more confident than ever as Patriots need him more than everSI.com, May 19th
Considering what a transcendent talent Tom Brady is, the career he's had, and that he turns 36 in 11 weeks, this statement he made to me over the weekend is significant: "Going into my 14th year, I have never had more confidence in how I am throwing...Read more
Clark: Tom Brady 'sees ghosts'ESPN, May 7th
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark said Monday on ESPN's "NFL Live" that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady "sees ghosts" when defenses are able to bump his receivers and keep him under pressure...Read more