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Tom Brady has not played well this season. A lot of people are giving him a pass because of the state of his receiving corps and that’s obviously been an issue, but you can’t give him a total pass. His arm strength is noticeably diminished, something that’s been a trend over the past few seasons, and his timing and accuracy have been off as well. He’s completed fewer than 50% of his passes 3 times this season, something he had previously done just 3 times since week 2 of the 2006 season. He has failed to throw a touchdown in 2 of his last 3 games, after throwing one in his previous 52.
ProFootballFocus grades him out as the 21st best passing quarterback this season, in between Michael Vick and Carson Palmer. Brady got Rob Gronkowski back last week, but still completed less than 50% of his passes in an eventual loss to the Jets. You can argue whether or not that pushing penalty should have been called, considering the stakes and how ...
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Tom Brady suffered a badly swollen hand after taking a hit against the Miami Dolphins. Despite the injury, he was able to stay in the game.
Tom Brady has put together, statistically, a sub-par season, especially for a quarterback of his caliber. After putting together a 52 game streak in which he threw at least one touchdown pass, Brady has failed to record one in two of the last three games. He has recorded one game with a passer rating north of 100 and he is on pace to throw for his least amount of yards since the...
This is not a case of me offering a fashionista critique of Tom Brady that leads to calling him a “pretty boy” player. After seven games, however, Brady needs to look to himself to cure what is ailing this New England Patriots team.
Injuries, personnel questions, and, at times, poor execution or play have plagued the Pats. We’ve seen the games. Brady can’t be exempted from...
Tom Brady used to be on the injury report every single week. Then, when he finally wasn't, he actually got hurt.Brady had a three-year injury report streak going before having the designation removed prior to Week 1 of the 2008 season. It was that week when he suffered a season-ending knee ailment.Since then, he's been on and off the weekly tab. This week, he's on it...
There comes a time during every fantasy football season that decisions need to be made. Amazingly, the other day I caught myself wondering, can I play the rest of this season with Tom Brady as my No.1 quarterback?To try to hone my fantasy expertise I play with a number of teams, 11 total this year and one team has Brady as the top quarterback. Consequently, that team is 2-5, in large...
Tom Brady 99-yard TD Pass to Wes Welker (9/12/11) (by DrBigMac1124)
Tom Brady‘s first pass of the game went for an interception on Sunday, and the reason behind his accuracy issues might be a swollen hand.
Brady smacked his hand off the helmet of a Jets defender during last week’s loss in the Meadowlands, causing him to stretch and flex the hand quite a bit while on the sidelines during the second half of that game. It appears that the hand isn’t...
Tom Brady needs to raise his production level in Week 8 against the Dolphins
Referees aside, Tom Brady and the Patriots did not execute well enough to earn a victory against the Jets in the controversial finish at Metlife Stadium last week. Despite the return of Gronkowski (17 tgts, 8 rec, 114 yds), TB12 finished the 30-27 OT loss with an uncharacteristic 53.5 QBR, completing 22...
Surely you’re familiar with ESPN’s Body Issue, this year featuring golfer Gary Player. It seems like Gisele Bündchen and Vogue Paris are aware of it too, as Tom Brady’s wife and the magazine teamed up to take some body issue like photos.
That is some kind of weird pose, maybe a French sport we haven’t heard of? Anyhoo, we’re not complaining, and there’s more from Bündchen...
Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bündchen are moving on up — make that way up — after they bought a $14 million condo in New York City high-rise.
The NFL quarterback and the top-earning Brazilian model have purchased a three-bedroom, full-floor condominium on the 47th floor of the luxury residential tower, One Madison Park, which is located at the foot of Madison Avenue in...
While both starting quarterbacks made it onto their respective injury reports this week, the divisional matchup between the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots will likely feature their respective signal-callers.Brady's appearance on the list was a familiar sight for Pats fans, who for years have seen their captain play under similar circumstances.Another name that's...
The New England Patriots battle the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The Patriots let one slip away last week against the New York Jets, so who is healthy enough to take out their frustration and squish the fish. Who is in and who is out? Find out, in your New England Patriots Week 8 injury report.
Out again this week are defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (knee) did not participate and...
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola is active and will play Sunday gainst the Miami Dolphins. Amendola has been sidelined due to a concussion suffered in Week 6 against the Saints. He practiced each day this week on a limited basis. Amendola has missed four games this season, including three to a groin injury sustained in Week 1. The
DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins face an unenviable task in trying to snap a three-game losing streak.
They'll be visiting the AFC East-leading New England Patriots, who are coming off a loss.
They'll be trying to defeat the Patriots for the first time in seven tries.
They'll be trying to win at New England for the first time since Sept. 21, 2008, when the Patriots played...
Every team deals with injuries throughout the course of a season, but the New England Patriots have been especially decimated on both sides of the ball coming into this week's contest with the Miami Dolphins. The Patriots have lost four key (and by key I mean the four best players on the field) defenders in Wilfork, Kelly, Mayo, and Talib while just seeing the return of Gronkowski...