Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/15/13

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after Laurence Maroney scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts believes Tom Brady is getting a little help from the referees. When speaking on CBS Sports Network, Fouts had this to say: “Tom Brady has to be protected to be effective. He’s protected better than anybody — not only by his offensive line, but sometimes, by those guys in the striped shirts.” Fouts says more, but first I have to point out that analysts and fans take shots at Tom Brady for his continuous success in the playoffs. You don't hear any of this ******** about Mr. Peyton Manning because Mr. Tom Brady doesnt choke year after year in the playoffs(the Patriots losing in the playoffs doesn't mean Brady choked). Now back to Dan Fouts comments. Regarding the AFC championship game this Sunday, he said: “If you’re the Baltimore Ravens, you have to get Tom Brady’s uniform dirty. If you don’t get him on the ground, if you don’t get him beat up and thinking about the pass rush, moving around the pocket and get him off his spot, you do not have a c...
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