Found August 17, 2013 on FatManWriting:
When the New England Patriots drafted Ryan Mallett in 2012 there were many that thought Belichick had finally lost it. With the way he played during the preseason last year it sure looked like it. However, this preseason--perhaps with Tim Tebow in the background--something seems to have clicked. Friday night against Tampa Bay he was 12-20 for 137 yards and a touchdown (see below). Now he is no Brady of course, but he looked pretty good. Should Brady go down for whatever reason the Patriots may not be screwed after all. @hoopgifs/Twitter

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