Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 10/22/13
Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Remarkably, the headline is true. Tom Brady is currently leading the league in overthrown and under-thrown balls this season as according to a tweet via @ESPNStatsInfo. Tom Brady has either overthrown or under-thrown the ball 71 times. But why is this? Tom Brady was deadly accurate in the preseason and training camp and now he is seemingly being inconsistent throwing the ball this season. One reason can easily be lack of receivers, but that's not going to lead to many overthrown or under-thrown balls in every NFL game. While I do fault this on Brady, some fault can be attributed to the offensive line for not holding blocks. So far this season through 7 games, Tom Brady has been sacked 20 times. Last season, Brady went down 27 times, 32 in 2011 and 25 times and 2010. Obviously, those sacks are through 16 game seasons, so the pace Brady is on now through 16 games would be 45 times, the highest sack total in his career. While Brady has sho...
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