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FOXBORO, Mass. -- Finesse might as well be a four-letter word in Tom Brady's eyes. The Patriots have been labeled a finesse team a number of times by players around the league, most recently by Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain, but Brady takes exception to that term. Brady was asked if it's possible to be a physical team when they put the ball in the air as much as they do. "Sure, you definitely can be," Brady said. "It comes down to those situational plays. Like third-and-1, you're not throwing it. First-and-goal on the 1, you're not throwing it. Four minutes...
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In football parlance, “finesse” has come to be known as a dirty word.
”Finesse and football? Yes,” Patriots quarterback Tom Brady agreed. ”This isn’t finesse sport. You don’t go very far if you’re a finesse team.”
And yet, when the Patriots throw as often as they do, it’s hard to avoid the label. Naturally, Brady balked at that concept, saying the Pats run...
Read what New England Patriots QB Tom Brady had to say as he addressed the media during his press conference on Wednesday, November 2, 2011.
The Giants are completely unfazed it’s Tom Brady and the Patriots who will be kicking off the Murderers Row stretch of their schedule, mostly because Eli Manning is playing at an even higher level than during his magical playoff run that culminated in Super Bowl XLII.
Manning was the...
Giants respect Tom Brady, but revere Eli ManningON POINT:The Patriots’ Tom Brady is the more acclaimed quarterback in Sunday’s showdown in Foxborough, but the Giants say they wouldn’t trade Eli Manning for anyone.By Steve Serby - NY Post 11/2/11
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Last Sunday, the Steelers exacted their first measure of revenge against Tom Brady's Patriots in quite some time. About seven years, actually. Similarly, the Ravens, who had been tormented by the Steelers for the past five years (at least when a backup QB wasn't starting for Pittsburgh), finally got some payback of their own in Week 1.In both cases, I wouldn't say the...
Victor Cruz among receivers who say Manning is an elite quarterback
Nearly four years ago, Eli Manning upstaged Tom Brady to give the New York Giants a stunning Super Bowl win over the previously unbeaten New England Patriots.
That's probably one reason why Manning claims he's in the same class as Brady, and his play this season is backing up that uncharacteristic statement.
Manning will try to lead the injury-riddled Giants to another...
Eli Manning will try to lead the injury-riddled Giants to another upset of Tom Brady
and the Patriots when they meet at Gillette Stadium