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13 years ago, the New England Patriots selected a quarterback in the sixth round of the draft. Nearly no one would have charted his path to a starting job in the NFL as anything but a long shot. Tom Brady was not even expected to challenge for playing time, let alone become the number one back-up for a very good starter in Drew Bledsoe.And then the unthinkable happened; Drew is sidelined with an injury that essentially ends his career, and hope for that elusive ring to which he was so close. Instead, the man who almost didn't get drafted, takes the helm and leads his team to three titles in four years.Brady nearly suffered the same fate in the first quarter of the first game of the 2008 season, just a short off-season removed from his record setting season with the help of Randy Moss. But Brady came back, prompting his replacement for that year to seek greener pastures in Kansas City. What if the same scenario occurs in the waning years of his career? Brady may not be able to ov...
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