Found January 22, 2013 on Down and Distance:
In New England’s loss this last Sunday to the Super Bowl bound Baltimore Ravens, the pocket collapses and sends Brady up the middle. He begins to attempt to avoid defenders by gaining a much needed block from the ref. He quickly thinks better of it and goes down. Did the ref cost the Patriots a big gain, or was Brady looking to the official for a little help? You be the judge. Follow Us On Twitter! @DownandDistance Sports-Kings Down and Distance Contributor Austin Peat @PistolPeat187 The post Watch: Tom Brady Tries To Get A Block From The Ref appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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