Originally posted on Patriots Extra  |  Last updated 6/30/13
                Now, before all you Patriots' fans get defensive, hear me out.  For years, Tom Brady has been the cornerstone of the Patriots' organization there is no denying that. Having won three super bowls, with five appearances since entering the league, it can be argued that he is one of, if not the best QB ever to play the game.  However, as much as this statement is true, Tom Brady is human and as his age starts to creep up, his play may start to slowly deteriorate.  With the uncertainty surrounding the Patriots pass catchers this year, it is not unreasonable to think that Brady could struggle this year.  He has had underwhelming weapons in the past.  In 2006, for example, the receiving core consisted of players like Doug Gabriel, Chad Jackson, Reche Caldwell, and Brandon Childress among others.  That season, although he put up good numbers by normal NFL Quarterback standards, for Brady his play left a lot to be desired.  That season, he threw for 24 touchdowns an
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