Tom Brady knows a little about earning his keep.
Three championships, Five Super Bowl appearances and two MVP's and he still talks like a player who's not done yet. Brady has been his usual carry the team self, bit he's had help in a solid running game, and he's not throwing as much as usual.
As Brady nears the end of a Hall of Fame career, he spoke about what the Patriots have to do the rest of the year to get that elusive fourth ring for him and Bill Belichick.
“I hope so. I hope we make improvements,” Brady told the Boston Herald. “There’s still a lot of football left. We’re 5-3 so that tells you we’ve been a little bit up and down. It hasn’t been terrible. It hasn’t been great and we have a lot of room for improvement, so we’ll see how that goes over the course of the next eight weeks.
I’m not going to make a bunch of predictions. We’ll leave that to you guys. We have to go out there and do it. We have to go out there and earn it. That’s part of why we play. The enjoyment of playing is to go out there and do something about it, not just talk about it.”