Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 12/12/12

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after Laurence Maroney scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Today truly is Tom Brady day. On the 12th day of the 12th month of 2012, the New England Patriots QB was awarded the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award, for a record breaking 23rd time.Tom Brady, No. 12, wins AFC offensive player of the week on 12-12-12...his record 23rd— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) December 12, 2012The MVP chants heard from the crowd during the Patriots 42-14 demolition of the Houston Texans are merited of Brady's performances this season. He had already won the award twice before Monday night's game, and his performance of 21-35, for 296 YDs, 4 TDs and 0 INTs was worthy of a third.It's yet another record set by Brady. Not quite as impressive as his 50 TDs in 2007, or becoming the first unanimous MVP in 2010, but it's another reminder of just how terrific Tommy has been for us.Not that he'll care. He's too busy gearing up for the San Francisco 49ers. Oh, and looking after Vivian.I'm on Twitter, check me out there @BrendanAnnely
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