Originally written on TopSportsReport  |  Last updated 7/17/14
Reporters and fans alike called Tom Brady’s credibility as an “elite” quarterback into question throughout and after the 2013 season. One side argues he is in decline and can’t hit the long ball, the other puts it down to rookie/inexperienced receivers. I have yet to see a comprehensive and overriding view of Brady’s 2013 stats and situation. Firstly, what do we know of Brady’s situation in 2013?At 36 he is coming to the end of a long and prosperous career. Did his age have any effect on his season? Brady himself thinks not. He is quoted as saying “I have never have more confidence in how I am throwing the football”. As many have stated, coming out of the 2013 offseason the Patriots lost a lot of weapons on offense. Hernandez, Welker and Lloyd all gone. In replacement came Amendola, Dobson and Thompkins. Clearly this transition took time and this shows in both the statistics (which will be covered later) and Brady’s demeanour.Multiple times he was seen shouting at a ball as it skidd...
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