Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/5/12
In a lengthy profile of JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon in this month's Vanity Fair, it is revealed that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reached out to the embattled financier after a particularly bad week of news. Dimon had been dragged through the media mud in the wake of a reported $6 billion loss. The three-time Super Bowl champion gave Dimon a call. "Brady reminded Dimon that even Super Bowl champions have bad days," the profile explains. "[He] to told him to hang in there." Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy recently made a phone call to a guy who'd had a pretty rough week, too. In the 72 hours after replacement referee Wayne Elliott officiated the controversial Packers-Seahawks Monday night game, the Austin, Texas-based real estate agent received several threatening voicemails from a variety Wisconsin area codes. Though he initially resisted, Elliott eventually listened to the messages. One, in particular, blew him away. "[McCarthy] called me at my house last week because he...
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