Found November 29, 2011 on The Rap Sheet:
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We all love to laugh about how slow Patriots QB Tom Brady is. To be fair, he is really slow. But would you believe that it was Brady’s feet that helped him beat the Eagles on Sunday? It’s true. This was the focus of my weekly day-after-game feature, Subject to Review. How Brady got his team going by moving in the pocket and keeping plays alive. Not only did Brady run for a second-best-in-his-career 28 yards, but he also evaded the rush when necessary. His 63-yard strike to Deion Branch was because of his feet. I asked coach Bill Belichick  if that’s an underrated part of Brady’s game. “I don’t think it’s underrated at all,” Belichick said. “I think just about anybody who would evaluate Tom would say he’s probably got as good a pocket presence as just about any quarterback. He has very good pocket awareness and quickness in the pocket in a short space. I think that’s one of his big strengths.” (more…)
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