Originally written on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 1/31/12

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots gestures as he lines up in the shotgun formation against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
As expected, Patriots QB Tom Brady had the largest media contingent around his booth today. Yes, even with the Gronkle on full display. An old pro at dealing with the madness, Brady handled it with ease. “A win means everything,” Brady said, when asked how badly he wants it. “That’s why we’re here. It’s certainly not going to be easy. I know there is a lot of build-up around the fact that we played these guys five years ago, but those were very different teams five years ago.” Clearly, he’s appreciating it all. “Look at this (Media Day),” Brady said. “How could you ever take this for granted? It’s pretty cool to think as a kid growing up that a bunch of people would come watch us play a football game. We love to play the game, practice, prepare and to have this experience, as well.” (more…)
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