Found August 26, 2013 on
It’s cut week in the NFL, which means plenty of concern and anxiety for many players around the league. Tom Brady isn’t one of those guys, though he admits maybe he should have been as a rookie.
Everybody knows the story by now. Brady drops down every teams draft board. The Patriots finally take him with pick No. 199. Drew Bledsoe gets hurt in Week 2 of the 2001 season. Brady takes over and, three Super Bowls later, still hasn’t looked back. But, as a rookie, Brady entered camp as one of four quarterbacks on the roster, and the sixth-round pick knew he wasn’t guaranteed anything. Yet, he revealed during an appearance on WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan Morning Show on Monday that he never worried about being cut.
“No, I didn’t. I don’t know why I didn’t think that way,” Brady said. “Looking back on the situation now, I would say that maybe I should have been a little worried. No one ever keeps four quarterbacks, but coach [Bill] Belichick, he decided to stick with me.”
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Tom Brady was in Michigan last Thursday, where his New England Patriots were going to take on the Detroit Lions in Week 3 of the 2013 preseason. Naturally, Brady made the trek over to Ann Arbor to see his old stomping grounds at The Big House -- he put on his old uni, probably hit on some freshmen, and generally had a nostalgic experience.
Michigan kicks off it's highly...
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick says tight end Rob Gronkowski hasn’t missed a day of training camp. From Belichick’s press conference, via Patriots’ team website: Q: How does Rob Gronkowski look? I know he was out there yesterday running around.
All of New England let out a collective sigh when it was announced that Tom Brady‘s knee injury that he suffered during the Patriots’ joint practice with the Buccaneers was nothing serious.
The Patriots were able to avoid exactly what the Jets were unable to circumvent in Saturday night’s preseason game: a devastating injury early in the season. Although the extent of Mark...
Locker rooms across the NFL are a bit tense as teams must reduce their rosters to 53 by Saturday’s deadline. The first deadline is to come Tuesday where teams will need to go from 85 to 75 players. A lot of players, including Patriots future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady, do not have to sweat it during roster cuts. Others are fighting for their lives in what could be...
Detroit defensive end Willie Young says he'll avoid penalties that hurt his team after taunting New England quarterback Tom Brady.
Young's taunt resulted in a 15-yard penalty in the Lions' 40-9 win against the Patriots in a preseason game on Thursday night.
After hurrying Brady into an incompletion in the New England end zone, Young grabbed Brady by the collar and said...
Yeah, it happened almost a week ago, but for posterity sake, here's Willie Young taunting Tom Brady after a quarterback hurry:
Young was flagged and subsequently benched for this, but I freakin' love it. I'm sure that Slick Willie was telling Brady the Lions are for real, the "swag" is back, and they're coming for him. Seriously, I don't mind...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. Willie Young Mr. August taunting a future Hall of Fame quarterback.
Whats wrong with that picture?
Young, a defensive end for the Detroit Lions who was a star in the preseason last year but a flop in the regular season, wouldnt disclose what he said late in the first half of Thursdays exhibition game to draw a personal-foul penalty or why he did it.
Veteran wide receiver Danny Amendola is back practicing with the New England Patriots, and tight end Rob Gronkowski is rehabbing, reports Patriots.com. Amendola practiced with the team in full-pads Monday
In cubicles and man-caves all over the country, fantasy football draft scenarios are being feverishly calculated, auctions are heating up and detailed stat lists are being checked and rechecked. Draft day can make or break a football season for a fan. If you do what I did the last two seasons and completely blow your first pick (Brian Westbrook and Chris Johnson, respectively), then...