Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/28/13
If anybody thinks that Tom Brady isn't the greatest quarterback ever, then tell me why he is one of the winningest QBs in NFL history, wears three Super Bowl rings, holds most of the records for his position, and still is willing to rework his contract into an extension that benefits the team more than his bank account?His guaranteed money will now be about 1/3 of that being raked-in by the rest of the "elite" QBs in the league. Sure, the contract is helpful to him in other ways, but we can believe him when he says that it is more important to him to have the team built to win than to have another million in his pocket. His legacy is the team's legacy. He wants to be a winner in the ultimate team sport. That is leadership.While other teams are dumping star players left and right to try and clear cap space, or get back under the cap, the Patriots are calmly positioning themselves to make yet another championship run. True fans know that this is an organization that does it right.Now ...
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