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It's been almost four months since Tom Brady lost the single biggest influence in his football life.
Tom Martinez was his throwing coach. His mentor. His adviser. You name it.
And then, while waiting on a kidney transplant, Martinez died on Feb. 21 from a heart attack during dialysis. It happened to be his 66th birthday.
''I had a great level of comfort with Tom over the years,'' Brady said. ''He was always someone I could call on to rely on him. I know he's watching down with every throw and I hear his voice in the back of my head after every throw. Throwing the football is about mechanics. There's nothing special. It's just a matter of doing it the right way. The better mechanically you are, the more accurate you're going to be able to throw the football.''
Martinez taught him that, and Brady perfected it. Now, five months after he lost the Super Bowl 21-17 to the New York Giants in Indianapolis, Brady is pushing forward, aim...
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Tom Brady is looking forward to turning the page on the Patriots' Super Bowl loss, but the New England quarterback admitted during his appearance on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan on Wednesday that there's still a lot of plays from that game that he wish he had "done a better job with." One play that Brady likely regrets is Wes Welker's big fourth-quarter drop...
Who knew Tom Brady had an inner bad ass?
He joined forces with the good folks at Funny or Die for a skit about his Boston accent, on;y Brady is a California guy. he doesn’t have a Boston accent.
Watch the vid to see how his patience is tested. Tom is no punk.
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A recent plea from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady inspired a Massachusetts man to donate one of his kidneys to a complete stranger.
Peter Hughes, 48, told New England Cable News he had long considered becoming an organ donor but the star quarterback's plea to help locate a kidney for his mentor, Tom Martinez, sparked Hughes to action.
Martinez died in February at...
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Tom Brady's contributions on the field can be broken down statistically. His contributions off the field, however, are immeasurable. Brady recently inspired a man to donate a kidney to a woman he had never met, according to NECN.com. Peter Hughes, a Spencer, Mass., native, reportedly considered becoming an organ donor for some time, but it was an article about Brady's efforts...
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Tom Brady was back on the practice field on Thursday and he was excited to be with all his new -- and some old -- toys. Brady is reunited with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels -- who also worked on the staff from 2001 to 2008 -- this season. The addition is a welcome one for Brady, and something that has made him feel more comfortable and familiar with the offensive unit. The...
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Off the field, the New England Patriots are known for their community involvement – players and management alike. Friday was a perfect example of that as both Tom Brady and Zoltan Mesko hosted events.
“It’s really stressed by our ownership, and I think the players really enjoy it, to take part in special nights like this,” Brady told reporters. “Zoltan’s have ‘ZoliOke’...