Found January 06, 2012 on NBC Miami:
Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees may be front runners for NFL MVP honors but Tom Brady's been no slouch this season. Rodgers led his team to a 15-1 record and Brees broke Dan Marino's 27-year-old single-season passing record, but Brady was the only AFC quarterback to throw for more than 5,000 yards. He also led the Pats to a 13-3 record, including eight in a row to end the regular season. And for his accomplishments, Brady has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month. New England averaged 31 points per game over the final five weeks, and over that time he was 124 of 190 (65 percent) for 1,608 yards, with 11 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Brady has now received the honor in back-to-back months, and for the sixth time in his career. Not that it needs repeating, but it's a testament to just how important he is to the Patriots' offense. Yes, Matt Cassel was 11-5 in 2008 after Brady was lost in Week 1 with a knee injury, but that team was coming off an 18...

Brady not seen at Patriots practice

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Detroit Lions shredded by Saints

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Saints vs. Lions Recap: Puttin’ a Lil Stank On ‘Em

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